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Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training (for health care professionals) – Zoom
June 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT| $80
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.
- 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: (you have to attend the full day to complete the training)
Tuesday, June 6 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
This session will be delivered over Zoom. Registration is required to receive the link.