A Course for Dementia Caregiving in the Community

DATE & TIME

8 – 22 November 2021    5.30 pm – 7.00 pm

VENUE  :  Online via ZOOM

COURSE CO-ORDINATOR     Professor Charles Scerri 

PRICE   €100

ABOUT  THE  COURSE

The majority of individuals with dementia in Malta live within their communities. There is also a general understanding that increasing awareness and knowledge is fundamental in enhancing the quality of dementia care and in developing dementia-friendly communities where individuals with dementia are welcomed to continue participating in daily life for as long as possible. This course is specifically designed to provide caregivers, including family members, with the basic knowledge and skills to care for people with dementia at home. 

Course Programme :

Monday 8 November  – Prof Charles Scerri        Misunderstanding dementia

Thursday 11 November  –  Mr Alex Gobey          Services for individuals with dementia and their caregivers

Monday 15 November –  Dr Anthony Scerri       Understanding and dealing with changes in behaviour

Thursday 18 November – Dr Anthony Scerri      Communicating with individuals with dementia

Monday 22 November – Ms Rosette Bonello      Enhancing the quality of life through activities

 

COURSE  CO-ORDINATOR : 

Professor Charles Scerri specializes in the behavioural, biochemical, neuropharmacological and social aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and associated dementias. He holds a PhD from the University of Dundee, Scotland and currently lectures neuropathology and dementia studies to various departments at the University of Malta. He is also one of the co-founders of the Malta Dementia Society and currently acts as its Chairperson. Prof. Scerri is Vice-Chair of Alzheimer Europe, is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Joint Programme for Neurodegenerative Diseases, acts as the National Focal Point on Dementia and chairs the National Dementia Working Group

WHAT’S  INCLUDED: Certificate of Attendance issued by Malta University Consulting Ltd on 80% attendance

email :  trainingservices@muhc.com.mt

tel:        +356 21 240746 / 99829244