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Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care
Mon, October 17, 2016, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM EDT
Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) in Dementia Care: Supporting Persons with Responsive Behaviours.
GPA Basic is a 7.5 hour evidence-based education session designed for team members who care for older adults who display responsive behaviours associated with dementia. GPA curriculum reframes challenging behaviour to be interpreted as self-protective or responsive behavior that occurs as a result of unmet needs, thus encouraging staff to assess the meaning of the behavior and work alongside the person.
GPA is taught Canada-wide to care providers across various sectors. Learners complete four modules which include interactive exercises, creative multimedia, and reflective learning. Learners gain purposeful knowledge and develop skills that can be immediately used at the point of care.
This Workshop is designed for delivery to interdisciplinary groups from all departments within various care setting Including, PSWs, nurses, social workers, case managers, drivers, and adult day program coordinators.
*Lunch is NOT provided. Participants may wish to bring their own lunch.
*Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes for this session.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There are plenty of FREE parking spots available at site. Please do not park at the 2 hour limit parking spots located at Rexdale Blvd side.
TTC 37A bus stops in front of 135 Queens Plate Drive Building.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Yoko Tsuyuki at 416-743-3892 ext. 275 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I update my registration information?
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Please contact Yoko Tsuyuki at 416-743-3892 ext. 275 or email@example.com