CARERS Program (8 sessions)

Location: Providence Healthcare

This 8 - week program is for family caregivers of people with early and mid-stage dementia. An Accredited program of the Sinai Health System Reitman Centre CARERS Program, this is a fully integrated, comprehensive dementia care program that introduces the innovative use of standardized patients - actors trained to simulate real-life situations - so that caregivers, guided by expert clinical coaches, will learn how to deal with common challenging situations.

Goals of the Program:

  • Enhance practical skills for caregivers
  • Improve caregivers' coping and problem-solving skills
  • Enhance caregivers' confidence in dealing with challenges
  • Improve caregivers' social interaction and social support

Dates and Time - this is a 8-week program

Thursdays, April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6 

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

There may be concurrent programming for your family member with dementia on-site. This will be confirmed at the time of your screening call.

COST: FREE, registration is required. You will be contacted for pre-screening to confirm your attendance. 
Category: Family Caregivers,Education,Learn in a Classroom,

Date:
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Address:
Providence Healthcare - Scotiabank Learning Centre RM B156
3276 St. Clair Ave. East
Scarborough, ON M1L 1W1

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

 


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