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 (DCS) TRAINING 

for

 Family Caregivers / Care Workers

 Venue: ADFM PJ Day-Care Centre.  

on

Saturday, 26 November 2016, 1.30pm to 4.30pm 

Module 1: Nature of Dementia

Module 2: Impact of Dementia and Person Centred Care

Saturday, 17 December 2016, 9.00am to 4.00PM

Modul 3: Effective Communication

Module 4: Behavioural & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Module 5: Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement

Module 6:  Application of Care Practices

The above DCS Training Sessions of 6 Modules are intended to provide family caregivers/care workers to acquire a better understanding of dementia and empower them to support their loved ones or people with dementia (PWD) using the person-centred care approach and focused on the following aspects:

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

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

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

(4)  Recognize and respond to behaviours that may be exhibited by people with dementia;

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

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

The training will be conducted / facilitated by following ADFM Team of Trainers: 

(1) Geriatrician,  Dr Elizabeth Chong

(2)  Geriatrician, Dr Khor Hui Min

(3)  Satiapoorany d/o Subramaniam

(4)  Felix Kong

(5)  Helen Ung

(6)  Leong Sik Wai

NO Registration Fees.  Registrations are now open to all family caregivers/care workers who are advised to attend the above two training sessions.

Email your registration to jennyho8@gmail.com / jenny@adfm.org.my, providing:

(1)    Full Name/s

(2)    Mobile contact

(3)    Email address

(4)   Indicate whether family caregiver or care worker, and

(5)   To whom you are caring for.

Any questions, please whatsapp or call Jenny at mobile -> 016 608 2513.

Please Register Early for logistic arrangements 

(No last minutes as seats are limited) 

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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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Salams and greetings.

Assalamu'alaikum and good morning everyone.Hi, I am new here. I am a caregiver for my dad, 72 years old, recently diagnosed with mixed dementia (Alzheimers disease and Vascular dementia). I am now on unpaid leave, as my mom is living with osteoarthritis, and taking care of my dad is a huge challenge for her.I look forward to learning from your experiences caring for your loved ones. Thank you.See More
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SAT / 12NOVE16 2PM - CAREGIVERS MONTHLY SHARING SESSION "BAACK CARE & CLIENT MOBILITY" BY CLINICAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST, MS TRACY CHAN FROM AUSTRALIA at ADFM PJ Day-Care Centre

November 12, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
Dear Members,ADFM has invited Ms Tracy Chan, a Physiotherapist with extensive clinical experience from Australia, who is back in Malaysia now, to facilitate a caregiver sharing session for this month of November, 2016. Please take note that this session will NOT be a talk or lecture BUT a discussion problem solving session for family caregivers and healthcare workers taking care of people with dementia and older adults facing mobility problems.Topic:  BACK CARE & CLIENT MOBILITYDay /…See More
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