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This free 8-session course has been designed to build knowledge, coping skills and support, and will provide support for those are an unpaid carer for others with dementia in Leeds.

You’re strongly encouraged to attend all sessions to enable the group to get to know each other and for people to feel safe to talk.

However, you can still take part in the programme if you know there is one of the dates you will not be able to attend.

This course will include topics such as:

  • Understanding dementia
  • Understanding medication
  • Food/eating and dementia
  • Communication and dementia
  • The law and dementia
  • Exercise and dementia
  • Looking after yourself

Each session will have a 30-minute social break, so you are welcome to bring lunch. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.

If you would like to/need to bring the person you are caring for, there will be additional activities and support provided for them in an adjacent room, delivered by experienced staff and volunteers.

TRAVEL BY BUS
Ducan Street: 11E, 15, 19, 1A, 40, 54, 55, 61, 61A, 64, 65, 74, 75
Boar Lane: 4, 4G, 16,16A, 63
Call Lane: 117, 217, 220, 221, 222, 223, 481, Max 202, Max 203

TRAVEL BY CAR
Car parking at near by mutli stores car park

ANY QUESTIONS
To express an interest to attend or if you have any questions, please contact Lisa McAvan on lisa.mcavan@carersleeds.org.uk or 0113 246 8338

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