The ABCs of Caregiving
10.00am-12.00 noon Thursday 12 May
- contact us on 09 8330950
Building Blocks for Responsibleand
In conjunction with the new organization In Their Shoes,
Netanya AACI is conducting a morning workshop devoted to the quality
of life of both the patient and the caregiver. Learn the essentials
for providing physical, mental and financial comfort and moral
support for the patient under your care while easing the load on
you, the caregiver.
This two-hour seminar is an introduction to an innovative approach
to understanding what is behind the behavior of the patient in order
to provide him/her with more compassionate care.The
program will include the following:
Senior Power: Know What You’re Entitled To
B.A., M.B.A., J.D., originally from Baltimore, Maryland, has an
extensive background and experience in institutional and
community-based geriatrics. He has been director of the Senior
Adult Day Center of Kfar Saba for over 10 years.
Apotroposut (Legal Guardianship) - Why and How to get it?
Attorney Yitzchak (Itzik) Shittrit
is a member of the Israeli Bar and qualified mediator and
specializes in a wide range of legal matters, including family and
cross-border inheritance law.
Informational and Counseling Services - AACI to the Rescue
Yanina Musnikow, MSW,
worked for the Welfare Social Service Office and for the Israel
Defense Forces before joining the AACI team. She has worked as
a counselor for AACI for nearly 20 years.
Caregivers’ Support Group for English Speakers
has been an active social worker since 1966 and has dealt with
patients diagnosed with cancer, neurological disorders, burn victims
and the terminally ill. She has extensive experience in
handling carers' groups and currently facilitates the Netanya AACI
Caregivers' Support Group.
Care services for the elderly - a
consumer's guide for the reluctant English speaker
has worked with the elderly all his working life, both in London and
in Israel. Preferring the title of welfare worker to social
worker, Colin concentrates on direct contact with the client,
brokerage and assisting with his/her material needs.
A Walk in Their
Shoes—Understanding and Coping with Behavioral Challenges
Zissie (Shari) Gitel,
who holds a certificate in gerontology, is a patient and caregiver
advocate and co-founder of In Their Shoes (R.A.), an
organization devoted to promoting compassionate care for those
dependent upon others for their needs.