Course Overview:

GPA is an innovative dementia care education curriculum based on a person-centred care approach. Designed for interdisciplinary point of care staff across healthcare sectors, GPA is delivered as four modules over a 7.5-hour day. The session is evidence-based, interactive and practical. GPA Certified Coaches guide participants to fully understand responsive behaviours in order to be able to respond effectively and appropriately in a workplace setting. GPA also includes respectful self-protective and gentle redirection technique for use in situations of risk.

Learning Objectives:

By taking this course you will learn:

  • Information about dementia and person-centred care
  • How the disease process relates to a person’s behavioural response
  • How to apply emotional, environmental, and interpersonal communication strategies to prevent and diffuse responsive behaviours
  • Suitable and respectful protective techniques to use in situations of risk

Cost:

$75 for this 7.5 hour course.

 

Register Today:

To register for an upcoming course or contact us by phone at 416-640-6317 or by email at register@alz.to.