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Training for personal support workers or front-line health-care providers.

GPA Basics is a 4 module evidence-based education session designed for team members who care for older adults who display responsive behaviours associated with dementia. The GPA curriculum will educate staff on how to use a person-centred, compassionate and gentle persuasive approach and to respond respectfully, with confidence and skill to responsive behaviour associated with dementia.
Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the relationship between the disease process and a person’s behaviour response
  • Apply emotional, environmental, and interpersonal communication strategies to prevent and diffuse responsive behaviours
  • Demonstrate suitable and respectful techniques to use in situations of risk

Date and Time:

Saturday, June 1st from 9:00am to 5:00pm
(You must attend the full day to complete the training)
Cost: $80
This is an In-Person workshop at our Alzheimer Society of Toronto head office.
Address: 20 Eglinton Ave West, 16th Floor, Toronto
(Northwest corner of Yonge and Eglinton, accross the street from Yonge and Eglinton subway station. Our office tower is to the left of Metro Grocery)
Training will be presented using Zoom. Registration is required.
Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 29th, 2024


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