DementiAbility Methods: June 25 & 26, 2024 – Arnprior Regional Health

$450.00

Date:    June 25 & 26, 2024 Time:  8:30am – ???? (Registration between 8:00am and 8:30am} (EST Toronto time) (Note: End time will be discussed shortly after the start of the workshop.)

Cost:    $400

Where:

Arnprior Regional Health

275 Ida Street, North

Arnprior, ON K7S 3M7

Please enter using the entrance at the side of the building (see signage for the Adult Day Program). 

Parking is available onsite

 

20 in stock

Description

This workshop aims to help dementia care partners (from all disciplines and departments in all settings) understand the connections between the brain, life story, environment and behaviour. The learner will be introduced to innovative, multidisciplinary, evidence-based, non-pharmacological interventions for dementia. Most importantly, the workshop participant will learn how to think differently about dementia. The goal is to understand how: memory impacts dementia, thus differentiating between memory loss and spared capacity; the importance of “knowing the person” and how this impacts behaviour and “What to do”; to address needs; to set each person up for success, enhance function, enable abilities, engage each person in a world with meaning, purpose, leisure and pleasure; and, generally, help each person to be the best he/she can be.  This is a workshop you will not want to miss.

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