AGE Team Presents at Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (CGNA) Conference, 2017

A) “Sexual Expression and Dementia: Shelter or Shadow”;  “Responsive Behaviour related to Bathing in the Dementia Context”; 3. “Using GPA Education to influence Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Responsive Behaviour in Dementia.”

B) “Evidence-Based Dementia Education: Advancing Best Practice using a not-for-profit social enterprise model.” 

C) “Effects of a Dementia Educational Intervention for Emergency Departments on Staff Knowledge, Competence, and Self-Efficacy in Providing Person-Centre Care.”

A) Dr. Lori Schindel Martin
B) AGE Clinical Education Specialist, Michele Bliss
C) Dr. Victoria McLelland

 

AGE Presents at Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference, Kyoto, Japan

AGE is presenting our pilot findings from our new online GPA eLearning curriculum carried out through cohorts from Ryerson/George Brown/Centennial College Collaborative Nursing programs. “Evaluation of an Online Dementia-Specific Education Intervention in a Baccalaureate Collaborative Nursing Degree Program.” Presented by Dr. Kristine Newman, Ryerson University. Poster available online soon. Visit our Research Page for more information.

AGE Presented at 2017 Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) National Conference: Managing Behaviours Associated with Dementia. Effects of an Educational Intervention

An increasing number of people with dementia are presenting to Emergency Departments with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). These environments can trigger or intensify BPSD, yet not all ED staff are trained to manage BPSD. AGE presented our findings from our GEM Nurse Study at the 2017 CFN Conference. Our findings show that GPA education and training bridged a knowledge gap and improved Emergency Department staff self-efficacy and competence when responding to dementia and BPSD. Learn More! Download our poster.

GPA eLearning!

GPA eLearning is designed for healthcare students and healthcare providers in areas with limited or no access to Gentle Persuasive Approaches to Dementia Care full-day education sessions. Group discounts available. Do you qualify for GPA eLearning? Learn more

Additional GPA Certified Coach Workshop Now Open! March 30 & 31st

This is a tentative workshop scheduled for Halton Region (address of location TBD). Please be advised, if we do not receive enough participants we will not hold workshop.  If you are interested, register using our Educational Calendar. No payment is required at time of registration. You will be invoiced if workshop attendance is sufficient to proceed.

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