Alzheimer Portugal Nucleus of Portimão promotes workshop on the regime of the most accompanied

Training will be provided on the zoom platform

Photo: Filipe da Palma|Câmara de Portimão

The regime of the most accompanied will be discussed in an online workshop that the Portimão nucleus of Alzheimer Portugal will promote on 15 September.

The training action will be promoted by Rosário Zincke dos Reis, lawyer and member of the national board of Alzheimer Portugal, and will take place from 9:00 am to 13:00 pm, on the Zoom platform.

At the end, a certification will be awarded to the participants by the Directorate-General for Employment and Labor Relations.

Anyone can participate, simply pre-registering and free of charge via email

“Through this workshop, trainees will be able to acquire knowledge about the new legal regime of the accompanied adult, as well as understand the best way to respond to the legal rights of people with dementia”, according to the Portimão Chamber.

The Alzheimer Portugal nucleus in Portimão has been operating since the beginning of the month in facilities provided by the Portimão municipality, in Urbanização do Pimentão, under a protocol signed between the association and the municipality.

The objective of the nucleus, which has a dementia support office, is to «provide information, provide referrals for local responses and provide technical support to people with dementia and to all those who, directly or indirectly, live with them, namely caregivers , family and friends, as well as the professionals who take care of them and reside in the Algarve».

"The nucleus is also available to institutions based in the region, with a view to training their professionals in the area of ​​dementia and promoting an integrated intervention, also aiming to raise awareness of the Algarve population for this problem", concluded the municipality.

Alzheimer Portugal is a national private social solidarity institution, created 31 years ago to promote the quality of life of people with this disease and other forms of dementia, as well as their families and caregivers.