Support Group for Portuguese Speaking Caregivers @WestNHouse

What is the CARERS program?

The CARERS program is a therapeutic skills training designed to address the needs of family CARERS who provide care at home to individuals with dementia.

Participation in the program will help you:

  • Develop more effective problem solving skills.
  • Develop skills to improve communication and manage dementia related behaviours.
  • Learn new ways to cope with common caregiving dilemmas.
  • Feel less isolated.

Who can participate:

  • You are Portuguese speaking and your family member has been given a diagnosis of dementia.
  • You provide direct care to your family member.

Programming for the family member with dementia is available during the group time.

Mondays September 25 – December 4, 2017

10 Weeks


West Neighbourhood House – 248 Ossington Ave

For more information or to register please call:

Melanie 416 532-4828 ext 146 or Noémia 416 570-14


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