For families and carers - SA

The Community Programs Team delivers free Programs and Workshops across South Australia for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

Family Carer Program 

A free program delivered over four sessions, for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

 

Topics include:

  • Understanding dementia
  • Responding to changes in behaviour
  • Effective communication
  • The caring role
  • Planning for the future and legal issues
  • Services and supports available to you

 

Ongoing monthly Family Carer Support Groups may be available following a Family Carer Program.

Join a Program in 2017:

Date: Friday 2nd - 30th June, 

Time: 10am-1pm

Suburb:  Morphett Vale

 

Date: Wednesday 7th - 28th June, 

Time: 10am-1pm (4 consecutive Wednesdays)

Suburb:  Nuriootpa

 

Date: 4 - 25 July 2017

Time: 10am - 1pm (4 consecutive Wednesdays)

Suburb: Hallett Cove      

 

Date: Thursday 3 August 2017

Suburb: Balaklava

 

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Alzheimer's Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Stress & Loss Related To Dementia Workshop

A free program to help those caring for someone with Dementia to identify and cope with stress, loss and grief. 

 

Join a workshop in 2017:

(More dates coming soon)

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Alzheimer's Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Family Carer Workshop

A free three hour workshop for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

Topics include:

  • What is dementia?
  • Understanding the brain
  • Effective communication
  • Responding to changed behaviours
  • Services and supports available to you

 

Join a workshop in 2017:

Date: Tuesday 18 July 2017

Time: 6:15pm - 8:45pm

Suburb: Marion

 

Date:  Monday  3rd July

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Suburb: CAMPBELLTOWN

 

Date: 3 August 2017 

Suburb: Balaklava

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Alzheimer's Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Planning For Residential Care

A FREE 3 hour workshop for Family members and carers covering topics such as:

• When is the right time to seek alternative care

• Strategies for making the move

 

Join a program in 2017:

More dates coming soon

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Alzheimer's Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Living with Dementia Workshop

A free workshop for people living in the community with early stage dementia or memory loss and a family member or friend. People with Younger Onset Dementia are encouraged to attend.

 

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Understanding dementia
  • Staying involved and active
  • Effective communication
  • Support and services available
  • Strategies for managing changes 

 

Join a wokshop in 2017:

More dates coming soon.

 

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Alzheimer's Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Understanding Dementia Seminar

A free information session for people who are concerned about their memory or the memory of someone they care about.

 

Topics Include:

  • What is dementia?
  • Diagnosis and treatments available
  • Understanding the changes
  • Support and services available to you

 

Join a seminar in 2017:

Date: Thursday 22 June 2017

Suburb: Glenside

 

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017

Suburb: Seaford

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Alzheimer's Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100

Family Carer Support Group (FCSG)

A free support group delivered for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

Date: First Thursday of each month

Suburb: Glenunga

 

Date: First Monday of each month

Suburb: Christie Downs

 

Date: Last Friday of each month

Suburb:Cleve

 

Date: Third Monday of each month

Suburb: Findon

 

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Alzheimer's Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Contact Us

Alzheimer's Australia SA is the peak body representing the interests of people affected by dementia in South Australia. To find out more, contact us or call us on (08) 8372 2100.