Christies Care offering free dementia friends sessions for Dementia Awareness Week 

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To tie in with Dementia Awareness Week from 15th to 21st May, Christies Care, the national in-home care provider, is running two ‘Dementia Friends’ sessions at 11am and 1pm on Friday 20 May at the ‘Old Post Office counters’ in Saxmundham. 

The one-hour sessions will provide information and advice on Alzheimer’s and an opportunity to ask qualified experts any questions during or after the session. Christies Care’s award winning training team will be running the sessions that are free of charge and open to everyone. To book call Christies care’s Dementia Trainer, Helen Drain, on 01728 605114 or email helen.drain@christiescare.com

Lin Barnes, Director of Christies Care said: “We are very keen to support the awareness of dementia within the community and often open up our training courses to family carers. The Dementia Friends sessions are a great way for people whose lives are touched by dementia to seek support, information and advice. Dementia is challenging for everyone concerned and as well as practical support we hope these sessions can also help to alleviate the sense of loneliness that so often goes hand in hand with the condition.”

 


 

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