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23 Jan

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom (2 full days -ONLINE)

2020-11-26T11:30:56-05:00

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: (2 full day training, you must attend both dates to receive a certificate)

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

Cost: $75 

Training will be presented online using Zoom. 

 

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom (2 full days -ONLINE)2020-11-26T11:30:56-05:00
12 Jan

Behavioural Support Training Program – zoom (3 sessions ONLINE)

2020-11-26T11:30:55-05:00

Programs Pre-Requisites:

  • Completion of either the Dementia Care Training Program (DCTP, ODCTP, or zDCTP) or U-FIRST! within the past 3 years
  • Be currently working with someone living with dementia

The Behavioural Supporal Training Program (BSTP) is the next step in the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s dementia care training.  This training will build on previous learned theories and concepts and enable you to have a deeper understanding of the individuals you are caring for and gain additional skills to support them in a meaningful way.

For front-line healthcare providers (such as personal support workers, dietary aides, activation and recreation staff, allied health) interested in furthering their skills and tools to support people living with dementia exhibiting responsive behaviours. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSDs)
  • Discuss when responsive behaviours requires intervention
  • Practice reflective skills and recognize that behaviour has meaning specific to the individual
  • Practice verbal and written reporting skills
  • Demonstrate individualized communication techniques including validation to support positive interactions with a person with dementia.
  • Develop an action plan that will allow professionals to recommend and evaluate different non pharmacological approaches appropriate to the individual and their unique situation

Dates and Time (you must attend all 3 dates to complete the training):

Thursdays – January 12, 19 and 26 from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

COST: $75

Training will be presented online using Zoom.

 

Behavioural Support Training Program – zoom (3 sessions ONLINE)2020-11-26T11:30:55-05:00
7 Jan

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom (4 sessions -ONLINE)

2020-11-26T11:30:55-05:00

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)

Thursdays – January 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost: $75 

Training will be presented online using Zoom. 

 

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom (4 sessions -ONLINE)2020-11-26T11:30:55-05:00
5 Dec

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom (2 full days -ONLINE)

2020-11-26T11:30:52-05:00

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: (2 full day training, you must attend both dates to receive a certificate)

Saturdays – December 5 and 12, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Cost: $75 

Training will be presented online using Zoom. 

 

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom (2 full days -ONLINE)2020-11-26T11:30:52-05:00
4 Dec

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training – ONLINE

2020-11-26T11:30:51-05:00

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: (You must attend both days to complete the training)
Fridays, December 4 and 11 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

COST: $75 

Training will be online using Zoom. 

REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. CLICK HERE FOR THE WAIT LIST

 

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training – ONLINE2020-11-26T11:30:51-05:00
14 Nov

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom (2 full days -ONLINE)

2020-11-26T11:30:47-05:00

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: (2 full day training, you must attend both dates to receive a certificate)

Saturdays – November 14 and 21, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Cost: $75 

Training will be presented online using Zoom. 

 

Dementia Care Training Program – Zoom (2 full days -ONLINE)2020-11-26T11:30:47-05:00

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