National Alzheimer's Caregivers Network

National Alzheimer's Caregivers Network

The National Alzheimer's Caregivers Network is a safe haven for CAREGIVERS to express their feelings, share needs & concerns.

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WELCOME To ADFM National Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers Support Network

ADFM NATIONAL CAREGIVERS' SUPPORT NETWORK

An Online Platform with the primary  objective of reaching out to the caregivers community for persons afflicted with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia to provide them the necessary support in their hours of need.  All caregivers are invited to join this platform for support in their care-giving journey .

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Dementia Care Skills Training

for Family Caregivers (& their Care Workers)

This one and a half-day DCS training is intended to provide family caregivers (and  their care workers) to acquire a better understanding of dementia in an experiential way and empower them to support their loved ones living with Alzheimer’s dementia using the person-centered care approach and focused on the following aspects:

(1)  Understanding what is dementia, the causes and symptoms;

(2)  Understanding the principles of person-centred care;

(3)  Acquiring communication skills to interact effectively with people with dementia;

(4) Recognizing and responding to behaviors that may be exhibited by people with dementia;

(5)  Understanding the importance of engagement through activity for the person with dementia; and

(6)  Developing self-care strategies to manage work-related stress

The training will be conducted at following states:

(1)  18 & 19 February, Kuala Lumpur - ADFM PJ Day-Care Centre

Contact: jenny@adfm.org.my / 016 608 2513 / 03 7932 5850.

(2)  25 & 26 February, Ipoh Perak - Perak Dementia Dau-Care Centre

Contact: April Loh at april_lfk@hotmail.com / 019 571 2738 / 05 241 1691

(3)  4 & 5 March, Kota Bahru, Kelantan - HUSM 

Contact: Dr Rozanizam Zakaria at drnizam.zakaria@gmail.com / 

019 2209 767 

When register, please provide:

(1)    Full Name/s

(2)    Mobile contact

(3)    Email address

(4)    Indicate whether family caregiver, and

(5)    To whom you are caring for.

Please Register Early for logistic arrangements. 

 

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CONTACT US AT :

ADFM National Caregiver's Support Network

Enquiries: 

Email: caregivers.adfm@gmail.com

Tel: +603-7931 5850 DL 

Official Web : http://adfm.org.my

Official Blog : http://adfmmalaysia.blogspot.com

ADFM Secretariat Office

No. 6, Lorong 11/8E,
Section 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya
Tel:+603-7956 2008 / 7958 3008
Fax:+603-7960 8482
Email: office.adfm@gmail.com

ADFM PJ Day Care Centre
No. 6, Lorong 11/8E,
Section 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya

 

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