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Gentle Persuasive Approaches Basics

December 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Are you caring for someone living with dementia? Do you lead a multidisciplinary team that supports those living with dementia? Do you want to better understand the challenges of Alzheimer’s and how it can affect someone? Do you want to learn ways you can better care for someone with the disease?

Advanced Gerontological Education’s Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) workshop, delivered by SafeCare BC, is designed for all point-of-care staff across the healthcare sector. The session is evidence-based, interactive, and practical. This one-day course will give you:

  • An introduction to dementia and person-centred care
  • An overview of the relationship between the disease process and a person’s behavioural response
  • The tools necessary to apply emotional, environmental, and interpersonal communication strategies to prevent and diffuse responsive behaviours
  • Suitable and respectful protective techniques to use in situations of risk
  • Potential or current job role includes interaction with persons with dementia or proof of registration for course completion in a health-related field
  • 18 years of age or older

The curriculum is delivered by GPA certified coaches who have up to date credentials to maintain this certification.

GPA is designed for staff and students of all disciplines working with seniors. To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Potential or current job role includes interaction with persons with dementia or proof of registration for course completion in a health-related field

To register for this workshop, please click here

To complete registration, please:

  • Sign up for an account,
  • Select the course catalogue,
  • Select Gentle Persuasive Approaches Basics (GPA),
  • Select the December 4th session,
  • Enroll.

Details

Date:
December 4
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

SafeCare BC Training Centre
1424-4710 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC V5H 4M2 Canada
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