Understanding Behaviour and Communication

Location: Reconnect Comnunity Health Services

This workshop is for family caregivers providing care for a person in the middle and late stages of dementia. The primary focus of the workshop is to provide caregivers with the necessary tools and education to respond to changes in communication and responsive behaviours. This workshop is a safe environment to express and discuss their concerns and learn from each other.

Objectives:

  • Understanding the progression of dementia and areas of the brain impacted
  • Recognize how dementia impacts communication and possess strategies that can be employed to compensate for the changes that are occuring
  • Investigate why responsive behavours occur and recognize how to tailor an appropriate intervention

Please note: This workshop is open to family caregivers related to the person living with dementia and have completed the Dementia 101 workshop or the online Dementia 101: Basics on www.alzeducate.ca

Cost: FREEregistration is required. 

Date:
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Address:
Reconnect Community Health Services - Eglinton Ave. West Site
2562 Eglinton Ave. West, Suite 202
Toronto, ON M6M 1T4

We're sorry, the deadline for registering for this event has passed.

 


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