CARERS Program for Spouse/Partner (8 sessions) – In Person
October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT| Free
This 8-week online program is for spouse/partner 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: Tuesdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15 and 22
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: 20 Eglinton Ave West, 16th Floor, Toronto
For the safety of participants and our staff everyone will be required to follow our COVID safety measures
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