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Session One:

  • Brain Functions
  • What is Dementia?
  • Different types of Dementia
  • Memory – process & loss
  • Common feelings and emotions
Session Two:
  • Health factors
  • Environmental factors
  • Acute & chronic illness
  • Delirium, Dementia and Depression
  • Changes in behaviour & strategies
Session Three:
  • Health – personal cares
  • Changes in relationships
Session Four: 
  • Adjusting to change
  • Future planning
  • Enduring Power of Attorney
  • Advanced Care Plan
  • Living alone – staying safe
Session Five:
  • Needs Assessment
  • Support available
  • Options for future care
  • Residential Care
  • Health & Disability Consumer Rights
  • Continued support
Session Six:
  • Advanced Dementia
  • Review previous sessions

Education is funded by MOH – WDHB Contract

For further information please contact Alzheimers Whanganui

Phone: 06 345 88 33
Email:  admin@alzheimerswhanganui.org.nz