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Free online Webinars for Carers

Carers Victoria has some wonderful free webinars that they run each on various different topics. They can be very helpful and beneficial for carers who are after some support. 

 

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A Guide for Family Carers - Dealing with Behaviours in People with Dementia

This guide is for family carers providing care for a person with dementia. It provides extensive information about how to support a person experiencing behaviours and psychological symptoms of dementia

 

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Central Sensitisation Syndrome

Central Sensitisation Syndrome is a complex chronic pain condition. 

 

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Nocturnal Leg Cramps

Here we discuss the causes, and possible treatment and prevention for Nocturnal (nighttime) leg cramps. 

 

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FDG PET Scans

We discuss the reasoning behind why you may have been referred to have an FDG PET scan, and what to expect from the experience. 

 

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FAQ about Medicinal Cannabis

We answer some of the most common questions about Medicinal Cannabis.

 

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Frontotemporal Dementia

 

Learn more about Frontotemporal Dementia:

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment. 

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Fatigue in older adults

 

Find out some common causes of fatigue in older adults, and some ways to help combat your fatigue.  

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Watch: How Alzheimer's changes the brain

 

Find out some common causes of fatigue in older adults, and some ways to help combat your fatigue.  

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Frequently asked questions about Alzheimer's Disease

 

 

Find the answers to some frequently asked questions about Alzheimer's disease. 

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Souvenaid

Souvenaid is a nutritional supplement that contains a combination of nutrients that are thought to support brain functions affected in early Alzheimer’s. 

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Activities for your loved one with Dementia

Organising activities, and providing adequate stimulation for your loved one with Dementia can seem like an overwhelming task. This information sheet provides some tips to help bring some fun and enjoyment into you and your loved ones day. 

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Mild Cognitive Impairment

Has your loved one been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)? What does that mean for them and for you? 

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Identifying CognitiveDecline in your Loved ones

Every person with Alzheimer’s experiences the disease differently, but people tend to experience a similar trajectory from the beginning of the illness to its end.  

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Dementia Free

Online Course

Wanting to learn more about Dementia and how it is effecting your loved one? Click the link below to participate in a free online course.