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Enhancing Care Program2022-11-25T10:44:33-05:00

Description

Delivered in partnership with the Sinai Health System Reitman Centre, the Enhancing Care (EC) Program offers therapeutic skills training to family or other unpaid care partners who are giving care to individuals living with dementia. The program provides practical skill-building and emotional support to help care partners deal with the stress and complexities of caregiving. 

TEACH Program (Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home)

  • Focuses on common caregiving themes including:
    1. Self-care
    2. Healthcare System Navigation
    3. Relationship Changes
    4. Future Planning
  • Coaches care partners in practical communication and coping skills
  • Provides opportunity to share with and learn from other care partners
  • TEACH program was developed by the Reitman Centre, Sinai Health System in Toronto

TEACH program runs for 4 weekly sessions, 1.5 hours per session, maximum 8 care partners per group and is free of charge to care partners of people living with dementia.

Please click HERE if you would like to be contacted by an AST social worker to discuss how this program may support your current caregiving situation.

CARERS PROGRAM (Coaching Advocacy Respite Education Relationship Simulation)

  • Focuses on practical skills and emotional supports needed to care for people with living with dementia
  • Teaches Problem Solving Techniques, a structured approach to address problems
  • Coaches care partners in communication skills through simulation (role-play)
  • Provides strategies for keeping a meaningful relationship with the person living with dementia
  • Is an evidence-based program developed by the Reitman Centre, Sinai Health System in Toronto

CARERS Program runs for 8 weekly sessions, 2 hours per session, maximum 6 care partners per group and is free of charge to care partners of people living with dementia.

Please click HERE if you would like to be contacted by an AST social worker to discuss how this program may support your current caregiving situation.

For information on Enhancing Care program

locations across Ontario please visit carersontario.ca.

UPCOMING SESSIONS
CALL 416-640-6317

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