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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.

17 Jul

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training (for Health Care Professionals) – 2658 Eglinton Ave E

2024-05-19T21:19:24-04:00

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:

Wednesday, July 17th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
(You must attend the full day to complete the training)
 
Cost: $80
 
 
This is an In-Person workshop at our AST Mid Scarborough Hub.
Address: 2658 Eglinton Ave East, Toronto, ON
 
 
Training will be presented In-Person. Registration is required.
Registration deadline is Sunday, July 14th, 2024

 
Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training (for Health Care Professionals) – 2658 Eglinton Ave E2024-05-19T21:19:24-04:00
1 Jun

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training (for Health Care Professionals) – 20 Eglinton Ave W

2024-05-19T21:19:13-04:00

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:

Saturday, June 1st from 9:00am to 5:00pm
(You must attend the full day to complete the training)
 
Cost: $80
 
This is an In-Person workshop at our Alzheimer Society of Toronto head office.
Address: 20 Eglinton Ave West, 16th Floor, Toronto
(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)
 
 
Training will be presented using Zoom. Registration is required.
Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 29th, 2024

 
Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training (for Health Care Professionals) – 20 Eglinton Ave W2024-05-19T21:19:13-04:00

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