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.

13 Apr

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training – ONLINE


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: (You must attend both days to complete the training)
Tuesdays – April 13 and 20 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

COST: $75 

Training will be online using Zoom. 

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training – ONLINE2021-03-06T11:31:59-05:00

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