Support for Adult Social Care in West Sussex is available here which provides emergency numbers, self-assessment details and advice on benefits.
Do you care for someone with a dementia diagnosis?
Join us for an online weekly (4 sessions) CrISP course on Wednesday, 31 August, Wednesday 7, 14 & 29 September. Time 12.30 - 14.30
1. Understanding Dementia
2. Providing support & care
3. Legal and money matters
4. Coping day to day & next steps.
Contact us to book a place on our course.
The Carers Trust offers a wide range of resources and information for unpaid carers.
is a course for carers, to help you stay connected to loved ones, manage stress at home and defuse difficult situations.
There are seven free e-learning modules from the Social Care Institute for Excellence.
Individual guidance and information to help you in your caring role.
If you need to learn more about lack of capacity and who can apply to be a deputy and the different types, this will give you a good overview.
A range of factsheets to download which include Claiming Benefits, Making a Will, Attendance Allowance and much more.
There are a number of financial and legal issues to consider after a diagnosis of dementia. You can download a pdf or listen to an audio version from the Alzheimer’s Society.
Why you need one, what are they, how do I make one, what is a Financial Lasting Power of Attorney and what is the Health & Care Lasting Power of Attorney.
Your will lets you decide what happens to your money, property and possessions after your death.
Have you reached the stage where it might be appropriate to make some plans for your later life, but don’t know where to begin?
Free online courses are available to give carers and family members a better understanding of dementia.