Creating Connections: Working with People with Dementia

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

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 marjahn@safecarebc.ca to register)

Contact:

If you have any questions regarding this or any other SafeCare BC workshops, please contact Marjahn at marjahn@safecarebc.ca.

Creating Connections: Working with People with Dementia: October 2, 2018

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  • Tuesday Oct 02 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 266 Moilliet St
    Parksville, British Columbia
    Canada
    V9P 1M9