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WELCOME To ADFM Alzheimer's Dementia Caregivers Support Network

ADFM NATIONAL  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.

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MONTHLY TALK & CAREGIVERS SHARING  SESSION

'PUTTING DEMENTIA RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE -

HOW RESEARCH HELP US IMPROVE OUR CARE?"

SATURDAY, 20 APRIL 2019

2.00pm - 4.30pm 

ADFM PJ DAYCRE CENTRE

NO. 6, LORONG 11/8E, SECTION 11, PETALING JAYA 

By 

SPEAKER, DR ALYS GRIFFITHS

Leeds Beckett University, UK

Whilte the hunt for for a cure continues, many research are being done to understand how we can povide a better support and care to people living with dementia currently. In her talk, Dr Alys will share some recent research findings and discuss how these can be put into practice to help us care for people living with dementia. Dr Alys and her family are caring for their grandma who has dementia the last 6 years.

Enquiries & registration:  whatsapp Jenny 016 608 2513 / 03 7931 5850

Compulsory Registration with:

(1)  Full Name/s

(2)  Mobile contact

(3)  Email address

(4)  Indicate whether family caregiver or care worker

(5)  To whom you are caring for………

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DEMENTIA CARE TRAINING - SIBU, SARAWAK  

FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS  (& Healthcare Workers)

On

27 April (SAT) & 28 April 2019 (SUN)  

DEWAN REJANG SIBU HOSPITAL 

KM 5 1/2, JALAN ULU OYA, 96000 SIBU, SARAWAK 

By ADFM Team of Trainers:

(1) Geriatrician, Dr Tiong Ing Khieng , and

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

FREE Admission + Compulsory  Prior Registration is required

For Enquiries & Registration:

(1)  Palliative Unit - Telephone: 011 2637 4343, or

(2)  Mdm Florence Ho - 016 807 8168  

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

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CONTACT US AT :

ADFM National Caregiver's Support Network

Enquiries: 

Email: jenny@adfm.org.my 

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 
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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