Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas (FAVACA) in association with ADACI is offering a half-day training seminar on Alzheimer's Disease and Care. The training is being delivered by Dr. Rosemary Laird, Geriatric Internist and Lecturer at Florida State University and Mr. James Smith, Clinical Director of the Alzheimer's Project in Tallahassee Florida.
The training will include the following topics:-
- Introduction to Alzheimer's Disease
- Understand the terms inherent to dementia and Alzheimer's disease
- The basic warning signs of dementia
- Learning how to communicate with a person with Alzheimer's
The training will include a virtual Alzheimer's Disease hands-on workshop - where attendees will experience what it is like to have Alzheimer's disease.
The training, which will be held in the Hibiscus Conference Room at the George Town Hospital, is free of cost and is open to Police, Firemen and Paramedics.
For further information call Dorothy on 924-4170 or email: