Professionally facilitated groups:
- provide an opportunity for carers to meet
- show carers they are not alone
- encourage open discussion in a safe environment
- validate the carers role
- provide opportunities to draw on the experience of others
- minimise carer isolation
Carer Support Groups held monthly:
Every third Tuesday in Whakatane in the morning, a supervised coffee morning for the person with dementia runs at the same time so that the carer can attend the meetings.
Every Second Thursday in Kawerau in the afternoon.
Details are on our events calendar and in our newsletter.
For further information please call our office on 07 308 0525 or 0800 004 001.