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.
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: FREE, registration is required.
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Address: Reconnect Community Health Services - Eglinton Ave. West Site 2562 Eglinton Ave. West, Suite 202 Toronto, ON M6M 1T4