Understanding Behaviours and Communication Strategies
Toronto Public Library - Elmbrook Park Branch

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

COST: FREE, please call to register.

Toronto Public Library - Elmbrook Park Branch (416) 394-5290

 

Date:
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Address:
Toronto Public Library - Elmbrook Park Branch
2 Elmbrook Park Crescent
Etobicoke, ON M9C 5B4

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.
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