On Friday 20th March (Alzheimer's Society of India) ARDSI, Mumbai chapter had organised a One Day Workshop for professional care givers for looking after Dementia Patient.Silver Inning Foundation supported this initiative.
20 professional care givers from a Bureau from Santacruz ,Mumbai attend this workshop.
Following Topic were covered:
What is Dementia and Alzheimer's
Communication Skill and Ethics
Activities for people suffering with Dementia
Care for the Self
The Workshop was interactive and talk were in local language - Hindi and Marathi.The participant were encouraged to ask question and practice some of the activty.They were also given information booklet in local language.
A small taken amount was charged from the participant.
Dr.Shirin Barodawala ,Prof Parul Kibliwala and Sailesh Mishra from ARDSI and Silver Inning Foundation respectively were resource person.Amruta Lovekar of SIF helped in Planning.
We at Silver Inning Foundation believe in creating a workforce and trainig people in basic Geriatric and Dementia Care.