CARERS Program for Male Spouse/Partner (8 sessions) – ONLINE
July 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT| Free
This 8-week online program is for male spouses or partners 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: Fridays – July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19 and 26
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 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.
** If you are interested in a future group or would like to discuss how this group may support your current caregiving situation, please CLICK HERE