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This workshop provides an overview of behaviours in dementia and communicating in a supportive manner. It will focus on providing participants with the knowledge of how behaviours and communication can change over the course of the disease and ways to supportively communicate with a person living with dementia.

For family caregivers related to a person living with dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize that behaviour is a form of communication
  • Describe how dementia impacts communication
  • Recall communication strategies that can be used to support people living with dementia
  • Discuss the meaning of behaviours in dementia and ways to offer support

In-person at Providence Healthcare: 3276 St. Clair Ave. East, Scarborough, ON, M1L 1W1

Free light refreshments will be provided. All caregivers are welcome and paid parking is available on-site. For those who wish to attend in-person but anticipate some barriers to accessing Providence’s location, please call 416-285-3666 x4177 for support.

Prior registration is encouraged and drop ins are welcome.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS FOR INFORMAL CAREGIVERS/PARTNERS/FAMILY/FRIENDS. If you are a formal Healthcare Provider, please see program offerings: https://alz.to/courses-learning-programs/

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