The Dementia Care Centre, Perak ushered in the new year with lunch for their staff and clients. It was a joyous occasion where the folks mingled together and enjoyed the variety of delicious food. Dr Esther Ebenezer, Chairman of the society, was present and chatted with the clients who were entertained with games to make them feel at home.
The Dementia Care Centre is the only one in Perak that caters to people with dementia. It is open five days a week, from 9am till 3pm. The clients can come at different hours of the morning. When they arrive they will be taken for a walk around the garden. After this it will be games time where they can play bingo, dominoes or snakes and ladders. For those who wish to read, newspapers are available. Transport is provided for those who are ambulatory.
The centre is conducting a research to explore the caregiver’s burden. For further information call 05 241 1691.