Storytelling & discussion: ‘Orienteering’ – A personal tale of dementia
Date: Tuesday 24th September 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Venue: The Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud, GL5 1AE
Note: Parking is available in nearby town centre car parks. Please arrive 15 Minutes before for refreshments.
Join local storyteller and poet Charlie Marwick for his one man show ‘Orienteering’ followed by a post-performance discussion. Join Charlie for his heartfelt and candid piece – listen as he navigates the challenges of caring for his wife who had dementia and relives his journey of the last 2 years of their life together. Share in his experiences, as Charlie takes his first hesitant steps into a new world of grief and loss. You can expect to find sadness as you accompany him, but you may well find joy too.
This presentation and discussion will provide you with an insight into caring for a loved one with dementia:
- there will be chance to have a discussion with Charlie about what you have witnessed
- If you are caring for a loved one, or have friends and family doing so, then ‘Orienteering’ will offer insights and strategies that will help you understand and overcome the challenge
By the end of this workshop you will have gained a personal insight into the ups and downs of caring for a loved one with dementia. You will have the opportunity to discuss your thoughts and feelings and connect with other participants who may have had similar experiences.
This workshop has a maximum capacity of 15 attendees and places are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. If you book onto the workshop after the capacity has been reached, we’ll place you on a waiting list and let you know.