Understanding Behaviour and Communication

Location: Providence Healthcare

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. 

Parking cost: $2.75/half hour or $10/day maximum


Date:
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 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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