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25 Nov

U-First! ® Advanced – ONLINE

2022-09-27T12:31:28-04:00

U-First!® Advanced is a new education program for health care staff  who provide direct care, who have already taken U-First!®  and want to enhance their skills and ability to apply the U-First!® Framework.

This 6 hour education program will help you to:

  • Deepen your understanding and ability to apply the U-First! Framework
  • Improve collaboration among all members of the team, including care partners
  • Increase the wellbeing of people experiencing behaviour changes
  • Reduce stress and increase job satisfaction for you and for others on the team

Dates and time: 

Friday, November 25 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Cost: $80 plus $5 shipping of course materials. 

Training will be presented using Zoom. 

Who should attend?

U-First!® Advanced is for healthcare professionals who have previously taken part in a U-First!® Basics for Healthcare Providers or U-First!® Online course and want to enhance their skills and ability to apply the U-First!® Framework.

Health care and other service providers with a direct role in supporting people experiencing behaviour changes due to dementia or other cognitive impairment in a variety of settings (e.g. Support Workers, Dietary staff, Recreation staff, Housekeeping, Developmental Service Workers, Adult Day Program staff). 

Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the training requirements.

 

 

U-First! ® Advanced – ONLINE2022-09-27T12:31:28-04:00
12 Nov

U-First! for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE

2022-09-27T12:31:25-04:00
U-First!®  for Healthcare Providers supports health care and other service providers who work with people living with dementia or other cognitive impairments.  U-First!® builds on existing curriculum and encourages learners to make lifelong learning a goal.  The vision is to provide every member of the care team with consistent education on key skills and best care practices.  It sets the stage for common knowledge, language for communicating with all members of the care team (including informal care partners), and a comprehensive approach to care.
 
This program is for personal support workers and other front-line health care workers (including dietary, rehabilitation and social service staff, activationists, nurses, and health care students).

 
We highly recommend that you take Dementia Foundations prior to registering to this course. 

 
Training date and time:
 
Saturday, November 12 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
Cost: $80 plus $5 shipping cost for materials (please enter your complete address including apartment number if applicable when you register, we will mail you the course materials ahead of time)
Workshop will be presented using Zoom. Registration is required.
U-First! for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE2022-09-27T12:31:25-04:00
8 Nov

U-First! for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE

2022-09-27T12:31:24-04:00
U-First!®  for Healthcare Providers supports health care and other service providers who work with people living with dementia or other cognitive impairments.  U-First!® builds on existing curriculum and encourages learners to make lifelong learning a goal.  The vision is to provide every member of the care team with consistent education on key skills and best care practices.  It sets the stage for common knowledge, language for communicating with all members of the care team (including informal care partners), and a comprehensive approach to care.
 
This program is for personal support workers and other front-line health care workers (including dietary, rehabilitation and social service staff, activationists, nurses, and health care students).
 
We highly recommend that you take Dementia Foundations prior to registering to this course. 
 
Training date and time: (you must attend both days to complete the training)
Tuesdays – November 8 and 155 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 
Cost: $80 plus $5 shipping cost for materials (please enter your complete address including apartment number if applicable when you register, we will mail you the course materials ahead of time)
 
Program is presented using Zoom. Registration is required. 
 
Registration deadline is October 31
 
 
U-First! for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE2022-09-27T12:31:24-04:00
29 Oct

U-First! for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE

2022-09-27T12:31:21-04:00
U-First!®  for Healthcare Providers supports health care and other service providers who work with people living with dementia or other cognitive impairments.  U-First!® builds on existing curriculum and encourages learners to make lifelong learning a goal.  The vision is to provide every member of the care team with consistent education on key skills and best care practices.  It sets the stage for common knowledge, language for communicating with all members of the care team (including informal care partners), and a comprehensive approach to care.
 
This program is for personal support workers and other front-line health care workers (including dietary, rehabilitation and social service staff, activationists, nurses, and health care students).

 
We highly recommend that you take Dementia Foundations prior to registering to this course. 

 
Training date and time:
 
Saturday, October 29 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
Cost: $80 plus $5 shipping cost for materials (please enter your complete address including apartment number if applicable when you register, we will mail you the course materials ahead of time)
Workshop will be presented using Zoom. Registration is required.
U-First! for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE2022-09-27T12:31:21-04:00
18 Oct

U-First! for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE

2022-09-27T12:31:18-04:00
U-First!®  for Healthcare Providers supports health care and other service providers who work with people living with dementia or other cognitive impairments.  U-First!® builds on existing curriculum and encourages learners to make lifelong learning a goal.  The vision is to provide every member of the care team with consistent education on key skills and best care practices.  It sets the stage for common knowledge, language for communicating with all members of the care team (including informal care partners), and a comprehensive approach to care.
 
This program is for personal support workers and other front-line health care workers (including dietary, rehabilitation and social service staff, activationists, nurses, and health care students).
 
We highly recommend that you take Dementia Foundations prior to registering to this course. 
 
Training date and time: (you must attend both days to complete the training)
Tuesdays – October 18 and 25 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
 
Cost: $80 plus $5 shipping cost for materials (please enter your complete address including apartment number if applicable when you register, we will mail you the course materials ahead of time)
 
Program is presented using Zoom. Registration is required. 
 
Registration deadline is October 9
 
 
U-First! for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE2022-09-27T12:31:18-04:00
24 Sep

U-First! Basics for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE

2022-09-27T12:31:12-04:00
U-First!® Basics for Healthcare Providers supports health care and other service providers who work with people living with dementia or other cognitive impairments.  U-First!® builds on existing curriculum and encourages learners to make lifelong learning a goal.  The vision is to provide every member of the care team with consistent education on key skills and best care practices.  It sets the stage for common knowledge, language for communicating with all members of the care team (including informal care partners), and a comprehensive approach to care.
 
This program is for personal support workers and other front-line health care workers (including dietary, rehabilitation and social service staff, activationists, nurses, and health care students).
 
We highly recommend that you take Dementia Foundations prior to registering to this course. 
 
Training date and time:
Saturday, September 24 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
Cost: $80 plus $5 shipping cost for materials (please enter your complete address including apartment number if applicable when you register, we will mail you the course materials ahead of time)
 
Program is presented using Zoom. Registration is required. 
 
 
U-First! Basics for Healthcare Providers – ONLINE2022-09-27T12:31:12-04:00
20 Sep

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training – In Person

2022-09-27T12:31:11-04:00

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: (you have to attend full day to complete the training)
 
Tuesday,September 20 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

COST: $80
 
Location: 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)

This is an in-person workshop.
 
Registration is required
 

 



Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training – In Person2022-09-27T12:31:11-04:00

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