Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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)

Date:
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Address:
Alzheimer Society of Toronto
20 Eglinton Ave. West, 16th Floor
Toronto, ON M4R 1K8

If you'd like to attend this event you can purchase tickets online.

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