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This 8 – week program is for adult child caregivers of people with mid- to late-stage dementia in the community. An Accredited program of the Sinai Health System Reitman Centre CARERS Program, this is a fully integrated, comprehensive dementia care program that introduces the innovative use of standardized patients – actors trained to simulate real-life situations – so that caregivers, guided by expert clinical coaches, will learn how to deal with common challenging situations.

Goals of the Program:

  • Enhance practical skills for caregivers
  • Improve caregivers’ coping and problem-solving skills
  • Enhance caregivers’ confidence in dealing with challenges
  • Improve caregivers’ social interaction and social support

Dates and Time – this is a 8-week program

Thursdays – October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3 and 10

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Workshop will be presented online using Zoom. 

Registration and an assessment appointment via Zoom are prerequisites.

For more program information, please call Intake at 416-322-6560 or email Katie MacLean at kmaclean@alz.to

 

 



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