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Carers Workshop – Mindfulness for Dementia

April 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm UTC+10

Free

This workshop will give carers the opportunity to build your skills and knowledge in relation to practical mindfulness activities that you can apply to your caring role.
You will have the opportunity to:

Explore the concept, origins, benefits and risks related to mindfulness practices,
Discuss the needs of the people for whom they provide care,
Experience mindfulness activities, and
Discuss how and when mindfulness activities can be used in dementia care.

No prior experience or knowledge of mindfulness is required
This workshop is for carers caring for someone with dementia only. 
 
About the presenter: Robyn Lewis is a local yoga teacher and small business owner. She has a background as a high school teacher and corporate manager. She currently teaches yoga in a wide range of settings including community, school, corporate, aged care and with NDIS clients.
 
Registration to attend is essential through the Eventbrite link below. If you are unable to attend on the day please notify us as soon as possible via rsvp@Carersact.org.au or 6296 9982.

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/carers-workshop-mindfulness-for-dementia-tickets-44539453705

Venue

Carers ACT Holt
2/80 Beaurepaire Crescent
Holt, 2615 AU
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Website:
http://www.carersact.org.au