Alzheimer's Society

Unit 4, Balmoral Business Park, Boucher Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim, BT12 6HU
028 9066 4100
Nov 07 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm GMT
Londonderry, Coleraine, BT52 1WT, The Sandel Centre
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Do you support someone affected by dementia? Would you like to know more about dementia?

Come to our information session between 2.30–4pm on Tuesday 7th November in the Sandel Centre, Coleraine on Oral Health and the Community Dental Service.

This is part of 4 weekly sessions that will give you more information about dementia with the opportunity to talk to the speakers and other carers.

This session is delivered by Deirdra Norton - Northern Trust Community Dental Service.

Oct 31 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm GMT
Londonderry, Coleraine, BT52 1WT, The Sandel Centre
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Do you support someone affected by dementia? Would you like to know more about dementia?

Come to our information session between 2.30–4pm on Tuesday 31st October in the Sandel Centre, Coleraine on Planning for the Future.

This is part of 4 weekly sessions that will give you more information about dementia with the opportunity to talk to the speakers and other carers.

This session is delivered by Aoife McMaster – Alzheimer’s Society. 

Oct 24 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm IST
Londonderry, Coleraine, BT52 1WT, The Sandel Centre
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Do you support someone affected by dementia? Would you like to know more about dementia?

Come to our information session between 2.30–4pm on Tuesday 24th October in the Sandel Centre, Coleraine on Home Safety and Scams Prevention.

This is part of 4 weekly sessions that will give you more information about dementia with the opportunity to talk to the speakers and other carers.

Oct 17 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm IST
Londonderry, Coleraine, BT52 1WT, The Sandel Centre
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Do you support someone affected by dementia? Would you like to know more about dementia?

Come to our information session between 2.30–4pm on Tuesday 17th October in the Sandel Centre, Coleraine on An Overview of Dementia and Understanding Unusual Behaviours. 

This is part of 4 weekly sessions that will give you more information about dementia with the opportunity to talk to the speakers and other carers.

This session is delivered by Aoife McMaster from the Alzheimer's Society. 

Nov 02 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm GMT
Antrim, Antrim, BT41 2QB, 50 Bush Road
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Do you care for someone with dementia?

Come along to our FREE 4 week Training for Informal Caregivers Programme in Brooklands Care Home in Antrim.

The programme runs for four Thursdays from 12th October to 2nd November between 6pm - 9pm. 

To book a place, please phone 028 9038 7480 or email NICaregiver.Training@alzheimers.org.uk

Oct 26 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Antrim, Antrim, BT41 2QB, 50 Bush Road
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Do you care for someone with dementia?

Come along to our FREE 4 week Training for Informal Caregivers Programme in Brooklands Care Home in Antrim.

The programme runs for four Thursdays from 12th October to 2nd November between 6pm - 9pm. 

To book a place, please phone 028 9038 7480 or email NICaregiver.Training@alzheimers.org.uk

Oct 19 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Antrim, Antrim, BT41 2QB, 50 Bush Rd
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Do you care for someone with dementia?

Come along to our FREE 4 week Training for Informal Caregivers Programme in Brooklands Care Home in Antrim.

The programme runs for four Thursdays from 12th October to 2nd November between 6pm - 9pm. 

To book a place, please phone 028 9038 7480 or email NICaregiver.Training@alzheimers.org.uk

Oct 12 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Antrim, Antrim, BT41 2QB, 50 Bush Road
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Do you care for someone with dementia?

Come along to our FREE 4 week Training for Informal Caregivers Programme in Brooklands Care Home in Antrim.

The programme runs for four Thursdays from 12th October to 2nd November between 6pm - 9pm. 

To book a place, please phone 028 9038 7480 or email NICaregiver.Training@alzheimers.org.uk

Oct 07 2017, 9:30am - 12:00pm IST
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People in Causeway, join us and unite against dementia by signing up for a local Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walk on Saturday 7 October 2017.

Register from 9.30am on the day. The walk will commence at 10.30am.

We are asking for the local community to rally behind the cause by taking part in this year’s memory walk. We are calling on family, friends – and furry four-legged supporters – to unite against dementia this autumn. Dementia devastates lives. Walk with us at Memory Walk and dementia won’t win.

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Nov 07 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm GMT
Londonderry, Coleraine, BT52 1WT, The Sandel Centre
POP Content's picture

Do you support someone affected by dementia? Would you like to know more about dementia?

Come to our information session between 2.30–4pm on Tuesday 7th November in the Sandel Centre, Coleraine on Oral Health and the Community Dental Service.

This is part of 4 weekly sessions that will give you more information about dementia with the opportunity to talk to the speakers and other carers.

This session is delivered by Deirdra Norton - Northern Trust Community Dental Service.

Oct 31 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm GMT
Londonderry, Coleraine, BT52 1WT, The Sandel Centre
POP Content's picture

Do you support someone affected by dementia? Would you like to know more about dementia?

Come to our information session between 2.30–4pm on Tuesday 31st October in the Sandel Centre, Coleraine on Planning for the Future.

This is part of 4 weekly sessions that will give you more information about dementia with the opportunity to talk to the speakers and other carers.

This session is delivered by Aoife McMaster – Alzheimer’s Society. 

Oct 24 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm IST
Londonderry, Coleraine, BT52 1WT, The Sandel Centre
POP Content's picture

Do you support someone affected by dementia? Would you like to know more about dementia?

Come to our information session between 2.30–4pm on Tuesday 24th October in the Sandel Centre, Coleraine on Home Safety and Scams Prevention.

This is part of 4 weekly sessions that will give you more information about dementia with the opportunity to talk to the speakers and other carers.

Oct 17 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm IST
Londonderry, Coleraine, BT52 1WT, The Sandel Centre
POP Content's picture

Do you support someone affected by dementia? Would you like to know more about dementia?

Come to our information session between 2.30–4pm on Tuesday 17th October in the Sandel Centre, Coleraine on An Overview of Dementia and Understanding Unusual Behaviours. 

This is part of 4 weekly sessions that will give you more information about dementia with the opportunity to talk to the speakers and other carers.

This session is delivered by Aoife McMaster from the Alzheimer's Society. 

Nov 02 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm GMT
Antrim, Antrim, BT41 2QB, 50 Bush Road
POP Content's picture

Do you care for someone with dementia?

Come along to our FREE 4 week Training for Informal Caregivers Programme in Brooklands Care Home in Antrim.

The programme runs for four Thursdays from 12th October to 2nd November between 6pm - 9pm. 

To book a place, please phone 028 9038 7480 or email NICaregiver.Training@alzheimers.org.uk

Oct 26 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Antrim, Antrim, BT41 2QB, 50 Bush Road
POP Content's picture

Do you care for someone with dementia?

Come along to our FREE 4 week Training for Informal Caregivers Programme in Brooklands Care Home in Antrim.

The programme runs for four Thursdays from 12th October to 2nd November between 6pm - 9pm. 

To book a place, please phone 028 9038 7480 or email NICaregiver.Training@alzheimers.org.uk

Oct 19 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Antrim, Antrim, BT41 2QB, 50 Bush Rd
POP Content's picture

Do you care for someone with dementia?

Come along to our FREE 4 week Training for Informal Caregivers Programme in Brooklands Care Home in Antrim.

The programme runs for four Thursdays from 12th October to 2nd November between 6pm - 9pm. 

To book a place, please phone 028 9038 7480 or email NICaregiver.Training@alzheimers.org.uk

Oct 12 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Antrim, Antrim, BT41 2QB, 50 Bush Road
POP Content's picture

Do you care for someone with dementia?

Come along to our FREE 4 week Training for Informal Caregivers Programme in Brooklands Care Home in Antrim.

The programme runs for four Thursdays from 12th October to 2nd November between 6pm - 9pm. 

To book a place, please phone 028 9038 7480 or email NICaregiver.Training@alzheimers.org.uk

Oct 07 2017, 9:30am - 12:00pm IST
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People in Causeway, join us and unite against dementia by signing up for a local Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walk on Saturday 7 October 2017.

Register from 9.30am on the day. The walk will commence at 10.30am.

We are asking for the local community to rally behind the cause by taking part in this year’s memory walk. We are calling on family, friends – and furry four-legged supporters – to unite against dementia this autumn. Dementia devastates lives. Walk with us at Memory Walk and dementia won’t win.

Dec 03 to 18 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Antrim, Belfast, BT5 7PX, Braniel Community Centre
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Held in East Belfast in the Braniel Community Centre, this event is an oppurtunity to access information and support for carers of people living with dementia.

It aims to improve knowledge, skills and understanding of those supporting/caring for someone with dementia. The programme facilitates peer support and a shared learning experience in a safe accessible environment. Each programme will accommodate a maximum of 12 participants:

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