Events for Health-care Professionals

28 May

Dementia and Palliative Care Training

2020-04-01T12:31:42-04:00

 

PRE-REQUISITE: This workshop is for PSWs or Front-line Health Care Providers.

This workshop is facilitated by Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and the Alzheimer Society of Toronto staff.  Front-line healthcare professionals will gain awareness, knowledge, skills, value and principles of Hospice Palliative Care in the context of how to address:

  • Care needs, issues, common fears and expectations of individuals living with dementia at the late and end-stages of the disease
  • The needs and concerns of individuals involved in delivering care are also discussed 

Registration is required. Space is limited.

 

 

Dementia and Palliative Care Training2020-04-01T12:31:42-04:00
23 May

Dementia Care Training Program (DCTP – 2 full days)

2020-04-01T12:31:42-04:00

Location: Providence Healthcare

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:

Saturday – May 23 and 30th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

 

Category: Health-care Professionals,Personal Support Workers,Education,Learn in a Classroom,DCTP,

Dementia Care Training Program (DCTP – 2 full days)2020-04-01T12:31:42-04:00
23 May

Behavioural Support Training Program (BSTP – 2 Full Days)

2020-04-01T12:31:41-04:00

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services

Behavioural Support Training Program (BSTP) builds on the person-centred dementia care concepts introduced in DCTP by focusing on interactive activities, hands-on exercises and group discussion.

You will learn to further improve your skills in caring for people with responsive behaviours related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. You will also learn how to develop action plans to problem-solve responsive behaviours and will learn communication approaches to successfully address responsive behaviour.

Learning Objectives:

By taking this course you will learn:

  • To acknowledge, understand and focus on supporting clients with responsive behaviours
  • How to construct and demonstrate individualized communication approaches
  • How to prioritize risk in decision making when managing behaviours
  • To create and implement an action plan for the purpose of problem solving around responsive behaviours

PRE-REQUISITES:

  • Received DCTP or U-First!™ certification within the past 3 years, AND
  • Some work experience caring for people with dementia (professional, placement, or volunteer)

Dates and Time:

Saturdays – May 23 and 30 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

 

 

Behavioural Support Training Program (BSTP – 2 Full Days)2020-04-01T12:31:41-04:00
8 May

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training

2020-04-01T12:31:40-04:00

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

COST: $75 

 

 

 

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training2020-04-01T12:31:40-04:00
7 May

Dementia and Palliative Care Training

2020-04-01T12:31:39-04:00

Location: Providence Healthcare 

PRE-REQUISITE: This workshop is for PSWs or Front-line Health Care Providers.

This workshop is facilitated by Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and the Alzheimer Society of Toronto staff.  Front-line healthcare professionals will gain awareness, knowledge, skills, value and principles of Hospice Palliative Care in the context of how to address:

  • Care needs, issues, common fears and expectations of individuals living with dementia at the late and end-stages of the disease
  • The needs and concerns of individuals involved in delivering care are also discussed

Registration is required.

 

 

Dementia and Palliative Care Training2020-04-01T12:31:39-04:00
4 May

Dementia Care Training Program (4 sessions)

2020-04-01T12:31:39-04:00

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)

Mondays – May 4, 11, 25 and June 1st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

 

Dementia Care Training Program (4 sessions)2020-04-01T12:31:39-04:00
23 Apr

Dementia and Palliative Care Training

2020-04-01T12:31:38-04:00

PRE-REQUISITE: This workshop is for PSWs or Front-line Health Care Providers.

This workshop is facilitated by Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and the Alzheimer Society of Toronto staff.  Front-line healthcare professionals will gain awareness, knowledge, skills, value and principles of Hospice Palliative Care in the context of how to address:

  • Care needs, issues, common fears and expectations of individuals living with dementia at the late and end-stages of the disease
  • The needs and concerns of individuals involved in delivering care are also discussed 

Registration is required. 

Dementia and Palliative Care Training2020-04-01T12:31:38-04:00

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