San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Changing Caregivers into Care Partners through Connection, Communication & Care
Facilitated by two PAC Mentor Trainers, this enlightening and interactive workshop is designed to provide an introduction to Positive Approach™ philosophy and care partnering techniques that will change the way people think about dementia and improve quality of life for the person living with dementia.
- What’s happening in the brain/mind of a person living with dementia
- Positive Approach™ to Care philosophy
- Introduction to Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA)
- Introduction to Hand-under-hand™ (HuH guide and assist)
- Introduction to GEMS™ Abilities Model
Who should attend
All health care professionals, non-professional caregivers, researchers working with older adults, including nurses, occupational terapists, physicians, long-term care administrators, CCAC case managers, physiotherapists, personal support workers, speech pathologists, students who are interested in dementia care, and recreational terapists.
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When & Where
Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay
Founded in the home of a family caregiver in 1984, the Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay was officially incorporated on July 25, 1986. It is a non-profit corporation and a registered charity, governed by a volunteer board of directors.
The Alzheimer Society is supported by individual and community donations, special events fundraising and also receives funding from the North West Local Health Integrated Network.
The Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay is affiliated with the Alzheimer Society of Ontario and the Alzheimer Society of Canada. As one of 38 chapters in Ontario, we support persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias as well as their families and partners in care.