CARERS Program (8 sessions) – ONLINE
February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST| Free
This 8-week online program is for adult children of people with mid- to late-stage dementia living in the community. Developed by the Reitman Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital, CARERS is a comprehensive dementia care program that supports problem-solving skill development and 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 address communication challenges.
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: Tuesdays – February 16th, 23rd, March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, April 6th
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: the group will be held online using Zoom
Registration and an assessment appointment via Zoom are prerequisites. An AST Social Worker will contact you soon for your assessment.