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A road less rocky - Caring for someone with dementia
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22/05/2015
From: 10:00
To: 17:00

The Kings Centre
Kings Street
Norwich
NR1 1PH

How to get there:

For more information contact:

Howard Tidman 07557290169 howard.tidman@nsft.nhs.uk

or

Lisa Breame
01603 887019 lisa.breame@nsft.nhs.uk
​​​​​​​​​​​​A Road Less Rocky is a forum for those whose life is affected by dementia and their Carers.
 
All are welcome!
 
This is a day of talks from experts tackling the difficult stages of dementia. A Road Less Rocky is based on rese​​arch commissioned by the Carers Trust.
 
It examines challenges faced by those caring for someone with dementia.
 
Advice, stalls and talks from :

  • Psychiatrists

  • Those living with dementia

  • Carers of those with dementia

 

Agenda for the day:

10.00am - 10.30am

Opening: 
Lady Dannatt and Louise Marks, Carers Trust

10.30am - 11.15am

When Dementia is diagnosed: 

11.15am – 11.45am

When a carer takes on an active caring role:
Pauline Elliot

11.45am – 12.30pm

When the capacity of someone with dementia declines:
Danuta Lipinska

1.00pm - 1.45pm

When a carer needs emotional support or a break from caring:
Zena Aldridge, Admiral Nurse

1.45pm - 2.15pm

When the person with dementia loses their mobility:
Norfolk Swift Project, Norfolk County Council 

2.15pm – 2.45pm

When a carer has to cope with behavioral problems: Lisa Breame, Dementia Trainer

3.00pm - 3.30pm

When a carer's own circumstances change:
Cliff Cook 

3.30pm – 4.15pm

When the person with dementia becomes incontinent:
Archie Noone 

4.15pm – 5.00pm

When decisions around residential care and end of life have to be made:
Zena Aldridge, Admiral Nurse