Our services Family and carers Training courses for family carers We run free training online courses for family and friends who are caring for someone with dementia who lives at home in Wiltshire. As well as being an invaluable insight into the condition and the changes it may bring, it is a good way to connect with others in similar circumstances. Introductory course - in person and online Next course Monday 20th September to 25th October, weekly via Zoom Book your place or find out more Our introductory, six-week online courses runs several times a year and are aimed at new carers or those who have not yet had the opportunity to take part. They are partly funded by Wiltshire Council. The six weekly sessions are led by experts in their field, however the delivery is informal. Topics include: What is Dementia Managing Problems at Home Legal and Financial Aspects of Caring Taking Care of Yourself Safer Moving and Assisting Care at Home and Evaluating Care Homes The courses are facilitated by our acting Head of Community Services Kate Sharpe. email Kate or call her on 01380 739055 to find out more. Book your place Later Stages course We also offer an occasional five-week Later Stages course for those caring for someone in the more advanced stages of dementia. It looks at issues which may be more relevant then, including looking at care options and advanced care planning. Dates for the next Later Stages course coming soon.