Bahrain: The Kingdom of Bahrain joins the world in celebrating World Alzheimer’s Day, which falls on September 21 every year, aiming to raise awareness of the nature of the disease and how to overcome its challenges.
On this occasion, government hospitals that are not subject to health insurance are organizing a series of multi-programmed events and activities, including educational, educational and community, under the slogan launched by the World Federation of Alzheimer’s Disease this year: “Know Dementia.” “Learn about Alzheimer’s: the post-diagnosis stage.”
The events also include the launch of the walking programme in Muharraq Governorate, intercepted by a number of awareness and educational stations with the participation of government and private health authorities, which will represent a great opportunity to raise awareness and educate community members about common diseases that the elderly may experience.
The programmes also include holding a scientific training workshop at a psychiatric hospital aimed at highlighting advanced models in healthcare and efforts to adopt them in line with changes and positive developments in the scientific field and health practices in elderly care, especially for the elderly.
Alzheimer’s patients and, on the other hand, psych support teams will be at the medical hospital Psychology by making a number of visits to social development centres and elderly care homes to provide dementia education and awareness sessions through collaboration and coordination with the ministry of social development.
In addition to the involvement of many government and private health agencies in programmes and activities dedicated to celebrate these occasions.