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Supporting a Person with Dementia: Guidance for the Caregiver

October 7 @ 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.

Supporting a Person with Dementia: Guidance for the Caregiver:
Learn about dementia and strategies to use to support a loved one with this diagnosis. This workshop discusses dementia, how the disorder progresses, changes that the caregiver can expect, and ways to support an individual with dementia. 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.

Details

Date:
October 7
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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Website:
www.norquest.ca/family-caregiver

Venue

Online Only
Canada

Organizer

NorQuest College
Phone:
1.866.534.6480
Email:
health@norquest.ca
Website:
www.norquest.ca/family-caregiver

 
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