Family and Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia Support Group

01/02/2023, 20:00 pm

Online Support Group in partnership with Dr. Hamad Al Sinawi

12 / 15

Caregivers of individuals with dementia frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. 
This group can be a place of respite for you, your family, and your loved ones. You can share, learn from other members, and find new ways to cope with daily pressure of looking after a loved one.

We only collect the information you choose to give to us and process it with your consent, your privacy is protected. We are, however, not liable for any information shared with other group individuals. You must take the appropriate steps to protect your personal information. It is important to note that confidentiality limits the disclosure of personal identification and/or information revealed in any support group meeting or activity. 

Support Group Code of Conduct: 

Everything discussed in the group is confidential. 

Individual identifying information is not shared outside the group. 

Group members are encouraged to share their skills, insights, strengths and hopes, and to recognize that all participants speak from similar personal experience and background. 

Individual health professionals should not be named/identified. 

Group members are respectful of each other’s feelings, views, and concerns at all times. 

Group members are respectful of everyone’s right to participate equally in the discussion or not to participate, if that is their wish. 

Group members are always courteous to each other. 

This includes not interrupting or talking while someone else is talking and listening attentively when another person is speaking. 

Group members are responsible for their own wellbeing and are encouraged to look after themselves and seek support if they are upset before, during or after group.


Cancelations & Terminations: 

Group members who wish to cancel their participation in the before or during the sessions are recommended to do so up to a week before the first session. Or any subsequent session. This is to allow for other participants to join and receive the benefits of the sessions.

Group members must respond attendance verification emails to confirm their attendance. This is to ensure that all Support Groups are at capacity to guarantee participants receive the full benefits of the sessions. 

Group members who do not respond to verification emails to confirm attendance up to 24 hours before the first session will be terminated from the session. 

Group members who are found to be in violation of the Houna Support Group Code of Conduct will be automatically terminated from the group. 


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