"Dementia Overview evening in Coleambally (Rural Primary Health Service)"
About: Home Care Service of NSW and Medicare Local Murrumbidgee
Posted by Terry (as ),
Rosalyn Vaseo, Rural Primary Care Nurse with Murrumbidgee Medicare Local organized an evening on dementia in the Coleambally Community Club providing a wealth of literature and more importantly Merylise Calabria, Dementia Support Worker with Home Care Service of NSW, as the guest speaker.
A small but interested group heard what I thought was a very complete and very useful address that covered a range of topics about dementia including signs, prevention strategies, the varieties of dementia, the cause and treatments currently accepted, the effects of dementia in the various sections of the brain and management strategies.
I thought it was an outstanding event which will begin the Coleambally Community's education of this growing issue.
Merylise and Ros are wonderful people that seem willing to travel and share. Both visit Coleambally frequently and I hope the community will become more aware of what they are doing because of this event.
Wonderful health care individuals. Lucky us.