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KwaZulu Natal Manager
Alzheimer’s KZN’s regional office is situated at 26 Scott Road Pinetown (which is open on weekday mornings) and we have a satellite office in Pietermaritzburg.
Counselling and Information Service
We offer counselling and support in English, Zulu and Afrikaans. We also have resource lists available of nursing homes in KZN, doctors with a special interest in dementia and care giving agencies.
Support groups for the carers of people suffering from dementia
Support groups provide a safe environment for spouses or caregivers to learn from and support each other. We have 16 support groups across the province, these groups are run on a monthly basis.
Dementia training courses
We facilitate one, two and four day ‘Caring for the person with Dementia’ training courses in English and Zulu.
Community development outreach
Our two Community workers visit people living with dementia and their families to offer support and provide education. They also create awareness of dementia by giving awareness talks at schools, church groups, and clinics.
We create awareness of dementia by giving talks and presentations to any organisation requesting information on dementia. We also organise special events during September to highlight World Alzheimer’s Day which is celebrated each year on the 21st of September.
For information on any of the above mentioned services or any enquiry please contact our office office on 031 702 8811 or send an email to email@example.com.
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January 2020 Newsletter
Newsletter January 2020
This newsletter covers Alzheimer’s SA KZN’s highlights over the last six months. Features include feedback from our World Alzheimer’s Day event in September, the Border2Beach Campaign and a visit from German volunteer, Dr Bautz. Veronique Hiom, an audiologist, answers the question: is there a connection between dementia and hearing loss? The newsletter is jam packed with tips and advice for caring for people living with dementia as well as more details regarding our services. If you would like to be added to our database to receive our bi-annual newsletter and information about upcoming events and trainings, please email Kim on firstname.lastname@example.org. Download and read the newsletter for more information.