An Activity Project for Carers of People with Dementia

Resource title: Network Partner Practice Example: An activity project for carers of people with dementia
Published: 2020    Author: Liz Wallis, Grants Manager, Carers Trust and Louisa Marchant-Wallis, The Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove

This publication was developed by Carers Trust in Partnership with The Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove. It aims to share good practice with Carers Trust Network Partners on the design and delivery of a project aimed at supporting carers of people with dementia with knowledge and skills on meaningful interactive activities that will benefit both the carer and person in receipt of care.

Key points

  • Aim for a balance between providing information and enabling carers to enjoy the interactive activities.
  • Create an informal, relaxed atmosphere in a pleasant venue where carers can benefit from peer support
  • Have sufficient volunteer/staff support to ensure the smooth delivery of sessions.