Free Dementia Awareness Events at Whittington House

Whittington House Nursing Home in Cheltenham are delighted to invite you to our free Dementia Awareness Events on Tuesday 26th September 2017.

Date:    Tuesday 26th September 2017

Times:
10.00am – 12.30pm for the local community
2.00pm – 4.30pm for local businesses, groups and organisations

Where: Whittington House, Whittington Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 6BL

These free sessions are open for anyone wishing to explore what dementia is and to meet others to share your experiences. The event will include the following topics…

  • What is dementia and how it is diagnosed
  • Hints and tips to improve communication and help challenge the way people think, act and talk about the condition
  • Practical session to understand some of the day-to day frustrations that can affect a person living with dementia.

At Whittington House we actively promote a dementia friendly community through sharing the knowledge and skills of our staff.

Testimonials from a recent event…

“I have been to several lectures about dementia and this has been the most helpful by far”

“I found it very informative and has made me more aware of the impact that dementia has on both the person and the family and friends…. “

“Brilliant! Informative, easy for me to understand – should be shared with more people. Will highly recommend to others. ‘Experience my World’ exercise was fantastic to understand that it really feels like to live with dementia and build empathy.”

“Very informative. Learned things I didn’t even know I needed to know! Michele was an excellent presenter. I want to know more now! Good to meet other people in similar situation.”

“Excellent insight in dementia. Thank you a worthwhile course.”

Places are limited so book your free place today!

For more information please contact us on 0808 223 5400 or email enquiries@caringhomes.org.

Whittington House Nursing Home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire is a modern, purpose-built home and provides residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 66 people.

 

Whittington House

Home Manager

Lyndsey Dixon

Address

58 Whittington Road,
Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire,
GL51 6BL

Contact
0808 223 5396
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