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Teepa Talk: Greenwood Neighbourhood Place Society, Olds, AB
July 29 @ 7:30 am - July 30 @ 4:30 pm MDT
Greenwood Neighbourhood Place Society presents a Dementia Care Workshop Series with TEEPA SNOW
Teepa Snow will be in Olds, Alberta to present her Positive Approach® in Dementia Care Workshop Series. Today’s Voice for Dementia, Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading advocates and educators for anyone living with dementia. Teepa’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first hand caregiving experiences. Her advocacy efforts led her to the development of the GEMS® dementia classification model and the Positive Approach® to Care training strategies. Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist with 40 years of rich and varied clinical and academic experience. She presents with extraordinary expertise and humor to audiences large and small throughout the world. www.TeepaSnow.com
People who will benefit from attending:
Caregivers, Family Members, Friends and Advocates for any persons living with dementia, First Responders (EMS, Police, Firefighters, etc.), Physicians
Those employed in, or students of: Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy; Recreation Therapy; Speech Therapy; Nutritional Services; Laboratory; Diagnostic Imaging; Social Work; Counselling; Pastoral Care; Mental Health; Reception; Maintenance; Environmental Services; or Healthcare Management and Programming
Those employed in seniors housing, seniors’ services and seniors’ support organizations/societies
Anyone who works with the general public
Anyone with an interest in learning more about dementia or dementia care
Join us on July 29th – July 30th, 2019 at the Olds College Alumni Centre and choose the day(s) you wish to attend.
This Dementia Care Workshop Series is hosted by Greenwood Neighbourhood Place Society (GNP).
COST – Register Early to Save & Avoid Missing Out!
Register before February 1, 2019: $130 per day
Register after February 1, 2019: $150 per day
Online registration will close Friday, July 26 at 5:00 PM or at sell-out
July 29th topics include “Dementia 360: Seeing it From All Directions” and “Recognizing and Assessing Medical Emergencies When Dementia is Part of the Picture”
July 30th topics include “Why Do They Do That and How Should I Help” and “Humour and Caregiving – Learning How to Laugh!”