CARERS Program (8 sessions)
Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities


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

Fridays - January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 6 and 13

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

Registration and a short pre-screening is required.

For more program information, please contact Katie MacLean at

Category: Family Caregivers,Workshop,

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities
629 Markham Road, Unit 2
Scarborough, ON M1H 2A4

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