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 Alzheimer's Dementia 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.



FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS  (& Healthcare Workers)


13 April (SAT) & 14 April 2019 (SUN)  

HOPE TUITION CENTRE, No. B-284, Third Floor,

Jalan Beserah, 25300 Kuantan, Pahang

By ADFM Team of Trainers:

(1) Geriatrician, Dr Goh Cheng Beh,  and

(2) Ms Foo Sook Lee, retired nursing educator/Lecturer

FREE Admission + Compulsory  Prior Registration is required

For Enquiries & Registration (Whatsapp only):

(1) May - 012 201 1577 or (2) Kelly - 012 928 1087

Caring for a person with dementia can be very stressful and challenging at times. Dementia not only affects the person living with the condition, but also the entire family. The greatest challenge is on you, the caregiver. With a better understanding of dementia, you can plan for and cope with the challenges that you may encounter in your caregiving journey.

This one and half-day interactive training comprising 4-modules is designed to support you in your caregiving role with essential knowledge and skills to care for the person with dementia and yourself, using the Person-Centered Care Approach through sharing of real-life scenarios, discussions and identify potential strategies for managing caregiver stress.


Learning Objectives:

Module 1: Impact of Dementia and Person-Centered Care

  • Identify the principles of Person-Centered Care (PCC)
  • Recognize the impact of dementia on person with dementia, and family caregivers
  • Identify your own level of stress and self-care strategies
  • Identify community resources available to support family caregivers

Module 2: Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)

  • Understand behaviour associated with dementia
  • Identify potential triggers for behaviour associated with dementia
  • Identify a range of options for supporting the person with dementia

Module 3: Effective Communication

  • Describe the impact of dementia on communication
  • Identify strategies for effective communication with a person with dementia

Module 4: Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement

  • Recognize the value of promoting engagement with life for a person with dementia
  • Recognize the value of activity for a person with dementia
  • Identify ways of adapting activities to meet individual needs

23 FEB 19, Day 1 (SAT)

0830   Registration

0900   Module 1: Impact of Dementia & Person-Centered Care

1100   Refreshment break

1115   Module 2: Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

1330   Lunch break (& Photo Session)

1400   Module 2 (Cont’d)

1430   Module 3 – Effective Communication

1630   Tea Break 

1640   Module 3 (Cont’d) - Interactive Session, Q & As, Summary

1730   End


24 FEB 19, Day 2 (SUN)

0830   Registration

0900   Module 4 – Purposeful & Meaningful Engagement

1100   Refreshment break

1115   Module 4 (Cont’d) - Interactive Session, Q & As, Summary

1300   End



ADFM National Caregiver's Support Network



Tel: +603-7931 5850 DL 

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Official Blog :

ADFM Secretariat Office

No. 6, Lorong 11/8E,
Section 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya
Tel:+603-7956 2008 
Fax:+603-7960 8482

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

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