Learn about dementia at a free seminar

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September is Dementia Awareness Month with Bethanie holding free seminars for seniors and their families.

DURING Dementia Awareness Month Yanchep and Butler residents can attend a free seminar in Merriwa.

Not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider Bethanie is hosting seminars providing essential information on the detection and treatment of clients with dementia throughout September.

If you missed the A Time To Live seminar on Tuesday, September 5 at Bethanie Beachside Aged Care Facility in Yanchep there will be another seminar at the True North Community Church in Merriwa on Tuesday, September 19 from 2pm to 4pm.

Bethanie dementia consultant Michelle Harris will present the seminar.

She is focused on changing the culture of dementia care to a person-centred dementia care partnership including the client’s family and staff.

Her qualifications include a bachelor of health care science and a masters of clinical science in nursing specializing in gerontology and dementia.

Bookings are essential – call 13 11 51.