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March 2020

Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA)

March 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 8:30 am

Alzheimer Society of Hamilton Halton – Hamilton Office, 1575 Upper Ottawa Street Suite 700
Hamilton, Ontario L8W 3E2 Canada

FOR: All staff and departments in care organizations who are working with persons living with dementia. SESSIONS: 1 Full Day (Participation Certificate received upon completion), $50/person PURPOSE: The GPA curriculum is case-based, interactive, and practical. GPA re-frames challenging behaviour to be interpreted as self-protective or responsive behaviour occurring as a result of unmet needs, encouraging staff to assess the meaning behind the behaviour and work alongside the person with dementia. TOPICS: Module 1 – Introduction to Personhood Module 2 –…

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