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Navigating the Healthcare System
February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$15
Family Caregiver Wellness Workshops- Now Online:Are you currently caring for a loved one? Confused or need guidance on how to do this? Gain the confidence to safely look after your loved one at home with our new Family Caregiver Wellness workshops. These workshops will provide you with knowledge and expertise to transition into a new role and equip you with technologies to look after loved ones while they are living at home.
Our online videos and workshops will give you the flexibility to learn within your schedule. Workshop topics are wide ranging and include: roles of the caregiver for an independent to high-needs senior; developing health observations; effective communication skills with health-care providers; and pairing technologies and tools to assist in daily living.
Each course is 2 hours . Course registration fee is $15 (+GST). Class lecture (1 hour)- Covering tips and tricks, how to observe the health status of your loved one, resources and tools for assistance, hands on training with a partner (if applicable). Simulated Experience (1 hour)- Experience high potential scenarios that a caregiver may experience while looking after a loved one and go through appropriate decision making and the steps of care. Workshop registration includes: Information guide and resources to take home and access to quick videos for just in time learning. Note that there will be a delay in receiving these due to delayed production from COVID-19 restrictions. Participants will receive videos retroactive to the workshops.
Navigating the Healthcare System:
Learn about the structure of the Alberta Health Care system and techniques for communicating with health-care providers to meet the needs of care recipients and caregivers. This workshop provides an overview of the health-care system and highlights how caregivers can access the right resources at the right time, including communication regarding medical appointments and for obtaining needed resources. The workshop also focuses on helping caregivers identify care needs using the Care Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT). The workshop includes a class lecture and a simulation experience.
Note, this event can be accessed online and links will be sent prior to the workshop
Go to norquest.ca/family-caregiver to see all of our workshops.
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