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23 Nov

Behavioural Support Training Program (2 Full Days)

2019-09-19T12:31:26-04:00

Location: Reconnect Community 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 – November 23 and 30 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

Behavioural Support Training Program (2 Full Days)2019-09-19T12:31:26-04:00
22 Nov

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training

2019-09-19T12:31:26-04:00

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 (seats are limited)

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training2019-09-19T12:31:26-04:00
4 Nov

Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services

PRE-REQUISITE: Must be a personal support worker or front-line health-care provider.

Description: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:

Mondays, November 4 and 11 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
26 Oct

Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

PRE-REQUISITE: Must be a personal support worker or front-line health-care provider.

Description: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:

Saturdays – October 26 and November 9 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
4 Oct

Dementia Care Training Program (4 sessions)

2019-09-19T12:31:24-04:00

PRE-REQUISITE: Must be a personal support worker or front-line health-care provider.

Description: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:

Fridays – October 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

Dementia Care Training Program (4 sessions)2019-09-19T12:31:24-04:00
20 Sep

Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)

2019-09-19T12:31:23-04:00

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services

PRE-REQUISITE: Must be a personal support worker or front-line health-care provider.

Description: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:

Fridays, September 20 and 27 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)2019-09-19T12:31:23-04:00
18 Sep

Speaker Series: Genetics and Lifestyle

2019-09-19T12:31:22-04:00

 

Genetics and Lifestyle

How we live our lives, and who our parents were, each have an impact on our risk for diseases of memory. Join Dr. Sharon Cohen as she explains the different roles played by lifestyle and genetics in influencing the development and outcome of Alzheimer’s disease.

 

PARKING/TRANSIT Green P at 7 Bedford, just north of Bloor, street parking on Devonshire, TTC: St George Station, Bedford Exit

Cost: $10

Agenda:

5:30pm Registration

6:00pm-7:00pm Lecture

7:00pm-7:30pm Q&A

 

Presented by Toronto Memory Program

Dr. Sharon Cohen is a Canadian-trained behavioural neurologist. She is the medical director and site principal investigator at Toronto Memory Program. She is known for her excellence in patient care, teaching and clinical research. She holds an FRCPC in neurology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For the past 25 years, Dr. Cohen has been committed to improving treatment for Alzheimer’s and related disorders. Her memory clinic and research site are among the most active in Canada and have provided care and clinical trial opportunities to thousands of individuals.

Presented by: Toronto Memory Program

 

Sponsored by: 147 Elder Street

Sponsored by: Chartwell

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Speaker Series: Genetics and Lifestyle2019-09-19T12:31:22-04:00
14 Sep

Behavioural Support Training Program (2 Full Days)

2019-09-19T12:31:22-04:00

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 – September 14 and 28 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

Behavioural Support Training Program (2 Full Days)2019-09-19T12:31:22-04:00

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