Young onset dementia events

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Upcoming young onset related events include   

The Young Dementia Network is running a monthly series of FREE young onset dementia webinars; starting in October 2020.  Details of the first three webinars are below.  

Wednesday 21 October 2020 - Adaptabili-tea - Adapting to life after a diagnosis - find out more here.

Wednesday 18 November 2020 - Sensitivi-tea - What matters most during diagnosis - find out more here.

Wednesday 16 December 2020 - Festivi-tea - Hints and tips for the festive season - find out more here

The items below may be subject to change due to the coronavirus pandemic  Please contact the organisation's directly to find out the current situatiion with the courses listed/

Buckinghamshire Mind has relaunched Care in Mind, a service to help those diagnosed with young onset dementia and their family members.  Care in Mind is a six week course, that is available free of charge across Buckinghamshire, funded by HEETV.  The course will create a safe space for people with young onset to meet others with the diagnosis and share experiences, enhance their self-esteem, increase social contact and build a sense of purpose back in their lives. Contact Lizzie Dick on 07944 309414 or lizzie.dick@bucksmind.org.uk

A three day Dementia carers support course for young onset dementia family members / carers is being run by Dementia Carers Count in Edgbaston in July 2020.  Find out more on their website here or an article about the courses here.

Dementia Pathfinders run a two day course, Approaching an Unthinkable Future: Understanding the support needs of people living with young onset dementia.  For full details, visit their website.  Courses will be taking place in Birmingham, Cardiff, London and Wolverhampton throughout the year. 

The Huntington's Disease Association run certified training courses for professionals and bespoke training sessions to educate people about the condition.  Find out more here

If you would like us to share information about any young onset related event, please email us. 

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