Are you worried about Dementia or caring for someone living with the condition?
Come and enjoy an afternoon in the garden at Cramond Residence and find out:
- What the world looks like for those with dementia.
- How to care for some living with Dementia at home.
- When it’s the right time to consider residential care.
Enjoy free refreshments and the chance to talk to some of Scotland’s leading Dementia care experts.
Alzheimer’s Scotland, Home Help Me Care, and the Dementia care team from the Residence will be on hand to answer your questions.
The day starts at 12.30pm.
A series of expert presentations will run throughout the afternoon.
A fulfilling and dignified life
Cramond Residence’s Dementia care expert, Ross Bijak, will talk how Cramond Residence helps people living with the condition to enjoy a fulfilling and dignified life.
Care at home
The Home Help Me Care Team will show you how to look after someone living with Dementia in their home — helping them to maintain their independence for as long as possible.
Dementia Friends session
In this interactive session run by Alzheimer Scotland, you’ll learn how to undertake a number of key care tasks.
With its warm and friendly team, Home Help Me Care provides a range of care and support services to older people in the Edinburgh area. It works to bring back a sense of community spirit and aims to ensure that the people it helps feel like it’s a family friend popping in to visit. Its services extend to older people living with Dementia and other neurological conditions. The company is a finalists in the Scottish Care, Care Provider of the Year 2022 competition. It was awarded Grade 6 out of 6 by the Care Inspectorate.
Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s national Dementia charity. Its aim is to make sure nobody faces dementia alone. It provides support and information to people with Dementia, their carers and families, and campaigns for the rights of people with dementia and fund vital dementia research. The organisations has Dementia Resource Centres in 21 different locations across Scotland. Those centres provide a safe and friendly environment for people with Dementia and their carers to visit and take part in a wide variety of activity groups.