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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:

Thursday, April 18th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
(You must attend the full day to complete the training)
 
Cost: $85 (cost of shipping materials included)
(Please enter your complete address including apartment number if applicable when you register. We will mail you the course materials ahead of time)
 
 
Training will be presented using Zoom. Registration is required.
Registration deadline is Thursday, April 11th, 2024

 


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