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Intouch : In Touch Autumn 2012
12 IN TOUCH AUTUMN 2012 SERVICES COURSES THE ALZNSW EDUCATION PROGRAM OFFERS COURSES FOR CARE WORKERS, FAMILY CARERS AND VOLUNTEERS, AS WELL AS A NATIONALLY RECOGNISED COURSE IN REHABILITATIVE THERAPIES. FAMILY CARER EDUCATION Three-evening carer course Hunter 7, 14, 21 March Four-evening carer course Miranda 5, 12, 19, 26 April North Ryde 7, 14, 21, 28 May Three-day carer course Narellan 8, 15, 22 March Yass 15, 22, 29 March Hunter 17, 24, 31 May Eurobodalla 19, 26 April, 3 May Bega Valley 2, 9,16 May One-day carer course Coffs Harbour 15 March Nambucca Heads 26 March Impact of dementia Hunter 13 June Sons and daughters, family and friends North Ryde 12 June Friends, family and neighbours Armidale 6 March South Grafton 13 March Forster 23 April Kempsey 7 May Taree 5 June ACCREDITED COURSE IN REHABILITATIVE THERAPIES -- DEMENTIA Port Macquarie Unit 1 3 and 4 April Assessment 29 May ACT Unit 1 17 and 18 April Assessment 20 June North Ryde Unit 1 26 and 27 April Assessment 22 June This is a nationally recognised training course. Prerequisites apply. For more information contact Gail Longhurst. T: (02) 9805 0100 E: email@example.com CARE WORKER COURSES Role play and activities workshop -- techniques to minimise behavioural symptoms Hunter 28 March Living, loving and dementia Hunter 3 May Toronto 29 March, 29 May Meeting health and hygiene needs in dementia care North Ryde 21 March Engaging people with dementia in activity North Ryde 21 March Coffs Harbour 19 April Experiencing dementia North Ryde 30 April Tweed Heads Sth 28 March Forster 24 April Taree 20 June Person-centred care and communicating with a person living with dementia North Ryde 8 May Working with people who have an intellectual disability and dementia North Ryde 23 May Palliative care and dementia North Ryde 19 June Communicating with a person living with dementia Armidale 8 March Coffs Harbour 19 April Managing behavioural symptoms of dementia Armidale 8 March Tweed Heads Sth 28 March North Coast 24 April Taree 20 June SUPPORT GROUP LEADERS' WORKSHOPS Introduction to group work leadership North Ryde 28 and 29 March Narrabri 6 and 7 August North Ryde 23 and 24 August Advanced group leadership Orange 16 and 17 April Kempsey 30Aprand1May North Ryde 4and5June Grief, loss and dementia in a carer support group Newcastle 9and10May Ballina 21 and 22 May Punchbowl 25 and 26 June Group leaders' forum (for current, experienced group leaders) Port Macquarie 26 March North Ryde 2 April Narrabri 9 July Penrith 16 July Nowra 31 July Newcastle 28 August For more information or to register for a Support Group Leaders’ Workshop, contact Monica Cole. E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: (02) 8875 4682 VOLUNTEER COURSES Volunteer education Armidale 7 March Coffs Harbour 4 April South Grafton 1 May Ballina 2 May Dates and locations may be subject to alteration. Fees apply for some courses. For more information or to register for a family carer, volunteer or care worker course, contact AlzNSW. E: email@example.com T: (02) 8875 4640 or (02) 8875 4651
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