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Dementia Care Training (DCT 101)

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Benevolent Irish Society

582 North River Rd

Charlottetown, PE C1E1K1

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A comprehensive education program offered by the Alzheimer Society of PEI for healthcare professionals.

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*Please note:

  • Public health guidelines at the time of our DCT session will determine the number of participants.
  • If we do not have a significant amount of registrants one week before the training, we will reach out to anyone who has registered and offer them a spot at the next upcoming training date.

Date: November 24 & 25, 2021

Time: 9am-3pm each day

Location: Benevolent Irish Society, 582 North River Rd, Charlottetown, PE C1E 1K1

What is Dementia Care Training?

The Dementia Care Training program is a comprehensive education program offered by the Alzheimer Society of PEI for healthcare professionals to increase best practices in dementia care. Encompassing: U-First® (includes P.I.E.C.E.S.™); PAC®; LGBTQ2+.

Course Overview

Each 12-hour course will provide and enhance your knowledge and awareness of dementia, increase your effective communication strategies, and practice hands-on skills which will enable you to provide quality care for persons with dementia. Learners will receive a workbook, U-FIRST! wheel, e-handouts and access to additional resources on the U-FIRST! website.

DCT101 Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, learners will be able to:

  1. Utilize U-FIRST principles to effectively understand responsive behaviours.
  2. Understand the basics of Positive Approach to Care: Hand-under-Hand™ techniques
  3. Identify an individual’s progression using Teepa Snow’s GEMS™ Framework.
  4. Increase effective communication strategies for person-centered care.
  5. Describe signs, symptoms and biomedical effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  6. Understand how one experiences dementia via Virtual Dementia Tour.

Please bring the following:

  • Face mask
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Your own food & beverages
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Benevolent Irish Society

582 North River Rd

Charlottetown, PE C1E1K1

Canada

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Organizer of Dementia Care Training (DCT 101)

For questions or for more information contact us by calling 902-628-2257 or by emailing society@alzpei.ca.

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