Supportive Care Series

 

Basic Caregiver

1 Day

Family caregivers often face special challenges when caring for a loved one in their home. This workshop provides appropriate resources and information will really help to lift that caregiver burden and provide support for everyone. Participants will explore topics such as:

  • Learning to Communicate
  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviours
  • Managing Pain and Non-Verbals
  • Avoiding Caregiver Stress
  • Handling Difficult Situations

 

Home Health Aide

1 Day

Home health aides go to a patient's home, or work in a residential facility, to deliver health care to the elderly, ill, or disabled. This workshop can help prepare you for your role as a support worker as well as allow you an opportunity to network with other caregivers in a learning environment. Topics will include:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Medication
  • Alzheimer's Care