Two Day Private Skills Intensive Workshop

Turn Common Sense Into Common Practices that Make a Difference

Introduce Positive Approach® to Care (PAC) philosophy and care partnering techniques to your staff and professional network.

This fundamental, interactive training is designed for up to 18 members of your care team. Host a training for your community or invite key team members from sister communities to learn and practice care partnering techniques including Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand-under-Hand® (HuH) guide and assist.

Day One - Classroom Training

Day One provides an intensive focus on specific areas of dementia awareness and knowledge, as well as structured time to drill core skills for development in a classroom setting.

Day 2 - Classroom and On-the-Floor Skills Practice

Day 2 provides the next level of skill development, incorporating on-the-floor coaching by PAC Mentors to practice Positive Physical Approach™ and Hand-under-Hand® in actual care scenarios throughout the training day.


    • Learn foundational dementia related information.
    • Learn to apply knowledge and skill in Positive Approach® philosophy, Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand-under-Hand® (HuH).
    • Learn the GEMS® Abilities Model and how to see people living with dementia as precious, unique, and capable.
    • Begin to learn how to offer support based on an individual’s GEMS® state and their unmet needs.
    • Begin to learn how to use the Six Pieces of the Puzzle to address challenging situations.
    • Improve day-to-day interactions and outcomes with residents.

$6,000 + travel for two PAC Skills Mentors

(Each day = 4.5 hours of content/Max 18 participants)

Book staff training today and take the first step toward enhancing your team’s awareness and knowledge of dementia, while improving their understanding of specific techniques and hands-on skills that create quality of life for people living with dementia.

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