Gentle Persuasive Approaches is training designed so front-line healthcare staff can gain a better understanding of individual behaviours to respond effectively and appropriately in a workplace setting. They will learn suitable and respectful protective techniques to use in situations of risk.
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
(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)