The Care UK team at Hadrian Park will open the doors to the care home on Marsh House Avenue on Monday 6th June for a free Understanding Dementia event, designed to provide support and practical advice for family carers.
From 1.30pm to 2.30pm, Trish Burton from the Alzheimer’s Society will be at Hadrian Park to help local people understand what it is like to live with dementia. There will be information on what dementia is and how memories are lost, as well as useful tips on how to overcome communication barriers. The aim of the event is to help people discover positive approaches to caring for loved ones living with dementia.
Everyone who attends will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss their own personal experiences, and there will also be a chance to meet the team at Hadrian Park and take a tour of the care home.
Home manager, Christina Barnett, said: “At Hadrian Park we strongly believe professional knowledge, insight and shared experiences can make a real difference to the everyday lives of those caring for loved ones living with dementia.
“With the team here committed to offering advice and practical support, we are delighted to be joining forces with the Alzheimer’s Society for this event. We look forward to welcoming members of the public to what promises to be an interesting and inspiring afternoon of information and guidance.”
Visitors to Hadrian Park will be able to pick up their copy of Care UK’s Eating as we Age. The latest in a series of free guides for family carers, Eating as we age is packed with hints and tips for keeping healthy and hydrated in older age. The guide can be downloaded at www.careuk.com/eat.
Situated at Marsh House Avenue in Billingham, Hadrian Park provides full-time residential care, as well as specialist dementia care and short-term respite care.
For more information on Hadrian Park, please call home manager Christina Barnett or email Christina.Barnett@careuk.com