Feb 28, 2018
From 2pm-4pm, the local community can drop into Brook Court and learn about what it is like to live with dementia.
Amelia Stephens, an admiral nurse from the Worcestershire Admiral Nurse team, will be visiting the home to provide support and practical advice on what dementia is and how memories are lost. She will also cover language changes as well as useful tips on how to overcome communication barriers.
Gill Pratt, home manager at Brook Court, said: “At Brook Court we have a commitment to encourage others to learn about dementia, as well as help the community turn their knowledge into action by making our community more aware of those living with dementia.
“The aim of the event is to help people discover positive approaches to caring for loved ones and to support them to lead independent and fulfilled lives. We are looking forward to welcoming local people to Brook Court for what promises to be an interesting and inspiring afternoon of information and guidance.”
“We look forward to welcoming members of the Kidderminster community into our home on Thursday 8th March to spread awareness of what it is like living with dementia.”
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