Please note: the course starts promptly at 9:00 AM, but please arrive early as registration begins at 8:30 AM.

Overview:

In Creating Connections: Working with People with Dementia, you will:

  • Better understand Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia
  • Receive key tips for communication
  • Learn how to be creative in dealing with some of the behaviours common among persons with dementia.

The information will be presented within the context of “person-centred care”. Through lecture, interactive discussion, and video clips, you will gain the tools to feel safe as a caregiver and gain confidence in providing the best care possible.

What people are saying…

“Real-life scenarios were covered in the workshop that made it both applicable and relevant to my job.”

“This workshop was a great refresher and allowed me to learn great techniques that will definitely help me stay safe in the workplace while helping my residents.”

Goals of Training:

This course is intended to provide core care training for dementia, including how dementia impacts people physically, mentally, and socially.

Who Should Register?

The course is recommended for individuals working in the continuing care sector.

Cost:

$35 – SafeCare BC members

$100 – Non-SafeCare BC Members (please contact jlesage@safecarebc.ca to register)

Contact:

If you have any questions regarding this or any other SafeCare BC workshops, please contact Jenn at jlesage@safecarebc.ca, 604 630 5572 ext 242. 

Please let me know of any dietary restrictions two weeks in advance of the workshop.

Creating Connections: Working with People with Dementia: November 26, 2019

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  • Tuesday Nov 26 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 1424-4710 Kingsway
    Burnaby, British Columbia
    Canada
    V5H 4M2