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Community education seminars from Dementia Canterbury

Wednesday, April 21, 2021   Posted in: Signatory Notice Board By: Administrator With tags: seminar, dementia, older adults, elderly, families

Come along to a community education seminar from Dementia Canterbury. These are FREE talks and everyone is welcome! Bookings are essential for these popular sessions as spaces are limited.

Contact Dementia Canterbury to register for these community education seminars (03 379 2590, 0800 444 776 or admin[at]

Note: Seminars will only take place under COVID-19 Alert Level One. They will be cancelled at any other Alert Level.

Dementia: Changes and Loss

With dementia comes change and loss – both for the person diagnosed, and for families. This seminar addresses some of the changes and losses for family members and how to live with and through them. Elizabeth Hamilton is an experienced Social Worker and Counsellor in this field.

Date: Wednesday 5th May 2021.
Time: 1.30 to 3pm.
Location: Dementia Canterbury (Unit 3, 49 Sir William Pickering Drive, Burnside) - off Roydvale Avenue and behind Cafe 43 Degrees. Limited parking is available on-site during the day and in neighbouring streets.

Behaviours and Dementia

Increase your understanding of why certain behaviours may occur when a person has dementia, and helpful ways to respond. This is an opportunity to hear an innovative presentation from Mackenzie Ebbett - Clinical Nurse Specialist from Older Persons Mental Health Service.

Date: Wednesday 19th May 2021.
Time: 7 to 8.30pm.
Location: Dementia Canterbury (Unit 3, 49 Sir William Pickering Drive, Burnside) - off Roydvale Avenue and behind Cafe 43 Degrees. Parking is available on-site.

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