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7703 Floyd Curl Dr

7703 Floyd Curl Drive

San Antonio, TX 78229

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Caregiver Skills Training Workshops are for family caregivers to learn practical skills and receive hands-on training. Guided by health care professionals, caregivers learn how to provide everyday care for their loved ones with dementia or other chronic conditions.

This five-hour training is designed to be flexible and interactive so that caregivers get their questions addressed. Participants can choose to attend the entire program from 10am-3pm or choose to attend only the topics that are of interest. Parking and a light lunch will be provided.

This workshop will cover the following topics:

Core Topics (covered every month)

  • Nursing Care
  • Occupational Therapy (Transfer and fall prevention)
  • Nutrition Management
  • Speech and Communication

Possible Electives Covered (choose 3)

  • The Virtual Dementia Tour (offered monthly)
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Audiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Difficult Behaviors
  • Urology/Bowel/Bladder


Cognitive Engagement Program

The cognitive engagement program is a program that is specifically for the person living with dementia. It is led by healthcare professionals who will use activities tailored to your family member, focused on cognitive engagement and interactions among the participants. Your loved one is invited to attend this program at the same time as you attend the Skills Training workshop. This is a free program but is limited to 3. This program takes place in the same location as the Skills Training workshop, however, it is held in a different room. If you plan to sign up your loved one please choose the Skills Workshop RSVP ticket for yourself and the Cognitive Engagment ticket for your loved one.

*Registration is required at least three days prior to the Skills Training Workshop.*

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7703 Floyd Curl Dr

7703 Floyd Curl Drive

San Antonio, TX 78229

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