Understanding Behaviour and Communication Strategies
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Brief Description:

This workshop is for family caregivers providing care for a person in the middle 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 those who have completed the Dementia 101 workshop or the online Dementia 101: Basics on www.alzeducate.ca

COST: This workshop is FREE

Date:
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Address:
Alzheimer Society of Toronto
20 Eglinton Ave. West, 16th Floor
Toronto, ON M4R 1K8

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