Increase your knowledge and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease by taking a course, webinar, or workshop online or in-person.

18 Aug

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:21-04:00

 

PRE-REQUISITE: Must be a personal support worker or front-line health-care provider.

Increase your skills in caring for people with dementia by completing the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s specialized Dementia Care Training Program. With this 12-hour program, you’ll learn:

  • The U-First! approach to managing responsive behaviours
  • The nature and progression of Alzheimer’s disease
  • The factors that contribute to responsive behaviours
  • The changes related to aging by experiencing an aging simulation

Dates and Time: (4 session training, you must attend all 4 dates to receive a certificate)

Tuesdays – August 18, 25, September 1 and 8 from 9 am to 12 pm

Cost: $75 

Training will be presented online using Zoom. 

 

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:21-04:00
6 Aug

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

2020-07-10T12:31:17-04:00

This workshop will provide learners an overview of Alzheimer’s disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease. 

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia2020-07-10T12:31:17-04:00
6 Aug

Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH) – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:17-04:00

The TEACH (Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home) Program is a Reitman Centre caregiver program which consists of 4 weekly group sessions that are each 90 minutes long.

Learning objectives: 

  • Focus on common caregiving themes including; self-care, healthcare system navigation, relationship changes and future planning
  • Coaches care partners in practical communication and coping skills
  • Provides opportunity to share and learn from other care partners

Dates and Time:

Thursdays – August 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 10:00 to 11:30 am

Workshop will be presented online using Zoom. 

Registration and an assessment appointment via Zoom are prerequisites.

For more program information, please call Intake at 416-322-6560 or email Katie MacLean at kmaclean@alz.to

Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH) – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:17-04:00
23 Jul

CARERS Program (8 sessions) – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:12-04:00

This 8 – week program is for spousal caregivers of people with mid- to late-stage dementia in the community. An Accredited program of the Sinai Health System Reitman Centre CARERS Program, this is a fully integrated, comprehensive dementia care program that 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 deal with common challenging situations.

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 and Time – this is a 8-week program

Thursdays – July 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27, September 3 and 10

Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Workshop will be presented online using Zoom. 

Registration and an assessment appointment via Zoom are prerequisites.

For more program information, please call Intake at 416-322-6560 or email Katie MacLean at kmaclean@alz.to

 

 

CARERS Program (8 sessions) – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:12-04:00
23 Jul

Webinar: Enhancing Family Dynamics

2020-07-10T12:31:12-04:00

Building on Family Dynamics in Coping with Dementia

Explore the major challenges and concerns that can arise for families caring for a person with dementia.

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

Webinar: Enhancing Family Dynamics2020-07-10T12:31:12-04:00
21 Jul

Unpacking Denial in Dementia – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:11-04:00

The focus of the session will be on exploring the concept of denial and anosognosia, how it impacts persons with dementia and their care partners, and strategies for assisting families.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the concept of denial and anosognosia
  • Identify how denial impacts persons with dementia and their care partners
  • Explore behaviours and strategies for responding
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community
This workshop is for care partners of a person living with dementia
 
Registration is required to receive the link to participate.
 

 

 

Unpacking Denial in Dementia – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:11-04:00
15 Jul

Dementia 101 for Professionals – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:07-04:00

This workshop will provide an overview of Alzheimer’s disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease. 

Topics:

  • Gain a greater understanding of the process of diagnosis and medications available
  • Develop a better, over-all understanding of dementia
  • Increase your knowledge of the stages and progression of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Better the caregiver’s insight into the person with dementia (PWD)
  • Learn about community services and supports

Workshop will be presented online using Zoom for healthcare professionals.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

 

Dementia 101 for Professionals – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:07-04:00
13 Jul

Online Dementia Care Training Program (ODCTP)

2020-07-10T12:31:05-04:00

For PSWs and other Health Care Professionals

Increase your skills in caring for people with dementia by completing the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s specialized dementia care training program.

When: July 13 to August 24

This six-week program runs from (July 13th- August 24th)

Webinars are on a Wednesday during Week 1 and Week 5 (July 15th and August 13th) with the option to attend at 12:00pm or 8:00pm.(Eastern Time)

Cost: $75

Please visit www.alzeducate.ca for more information and requirements and to register online.

Online Dementia Care Training Program (ODCTP)2020-07-10T12:31:05-04:00
9 Jul

Meaningful Activities for Professionals – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:04-04:00

 

This workshop will help healthcare professionals learn how to develop and participate in meaningful activities. The goal is to provide practical ideas on how participants can spend quality time together by identifying and drawing upon th person’s remaning strenghts. 

For PSW or other frontline healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of meaningful activities for people with dementia or their family members
  • Demonstrate importance of sensory stimulation for people with dementia or their family members
  • Employ additional strategies and resources for creating meaningful activities for people with dementia or their family members
Workshop will be presented online using Zoom.
 
Registration is required to receive Zoom link to participate.

 

Meaningful Activities for Professionals – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:04-04:00
7 Jul

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

2020-07-10T12:31:03-04:00

This workshop will provide learners an overview of Alzheimer’s disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease. 

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia2020-07-10T12:31:03-04:00

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