CARERS Program for Spouse/Partner (8 sessions) – In Person
February 1, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST| Free
This 8-week online program is for spouses/partners of people with mid- to late-stage dementia. 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: Thursdays, February 1st to March 21st
Time: 10am to 12pm
Location: the group will be held in person at 20 Eglinton Avenue West, 16th Floor (Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s head office)
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