Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care (GPA)


FOR: Formal Care Providers working in LTC Homes, Retirement Residences, or for Homecare Agencies

SESSIONS: 1 per month

PURPOSE: Using a person-centred care approach to understand responsive behaviours in order to be able to respond effectively and appropriately in a workplace setting.

TOPICS: Dementia and person-centred care, relationship between disease process and behavioural response, communication strategies to prevent and diffuse responsive behaviours, suitable and respectful protective techniques to use in situations of risk

 
To register, please contact Danielle Arbour
at pechalton@alzhh.ca or 1-888-343-1017 ext. 306

 

Teepa Tuesdays


FOR: Care Partners, Healthcare Professionals, General Public

SESSIONS: 1 per month

PURPOSE: Learn, discuss, practice, and develop Teepa’s Positive Physical Approach dementia skills. 

TOPICS: Reviewing Positive Physical Approach and Hand-Under-Hand technique, vision changes, GEMS®, communication, standing to sitting, putting on clothing, importance of dominant side

Discover & Learn with RBC


FOR: Persons living with dementia, Care Partners, Healthcare Professionals, General Public

SESSIONS: 1 per month

PURPOSE: Free and safe information provided by Royal Bank of Canada. An opportunity to have your financial and advance care planning questions answered.

TOPICS: Wills & Power of Attorney, Estate Planning & Administration, the housing market, Retirement Home & Long-Term Care Planning, Banking Options, Fraud & Cyber Fraud, Tax-Free Savings Accounts, Investing in Retirement

 


Click here to see the topics for Sept-Dec

Tuesday Lecture Series


FOR: Persons living with dementia, Care Partners, Healthcare Professionals, General Public

SESSIONS: 1 per month

PURPOSE: In-depth informational lectures that are inspired by popular topics regarding dementia and ageing well.

TOPICS: Past lectures have included: Genetics & Alzheimer's Disease, Intimacy, Dementia & Frailty, Meaningful Environments, Hearing Loss & Dementia 

 

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If you have any questions about Zoom, please email Karen at educationhamilton@alzhh.ca for assistance.
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