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Connections, 15a Westgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1JZ

Face to Face Recovery College Courses (18+)

This series of 5 sessions can be attended individually or as a full course. Each session covers an aspect of dementia or supporting someone living with dementia to help you feel informed, empowered, and prepared to manage your future with dementia. You may wish to attend as a family carer, a person living with dementia or because you have an interest in dementia and dementia care.

  1. Introduction to Dementia: Provides a general overview of what dementia is, the different types of dementia and the common symptoms.
  2. Coping with Symptoms of Dementia: A more in depth look at symptoms of dementia and how we can make these easier to cope with.
  3. Practical care in Dementia: Looks at supporting people living with dementia with day to days tasks such as washing and dressing and what aids and adaptations might help us do this.
  4. Finances and Support for Dementia: An introduction to the types of support available for people living with dementia and their carers, including financial help, local support and care services.
  5. Planning for the Future with Dementia: Thinks about advance care planning and emergency care planning both for people living with dementia and their carers.

At Connections

Start dates and time

Thursday16 May 20241pm-3pm5 weeks


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You are not referred to the Recovery College, you can simply enrol yourself, or on behalf of someone, for any of our courses that may be of interest to you. Our courses are open to all adults and we welcome carers, supporters and professionals too.

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