Alzheimer's Family Caregiver Training


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April 21, 2016

Leader: Shawn Turcotte, owner of Home Instead – West Edmonton OR Brent Boyd, owner of Home Instead – East Edmonton

Do you provide care to a parent, relative or senior with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias? Are you a professional caregiver working with seniors? This course covers symptoms and diagnosis, ways to support and engage a senior with dementia, how to encourage activities, and techniques to help with different types of behaviors. This workshop content has been reviewed by the Alzheimer's Association and meets the Alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for strategies, communication, and social needs.

All our workshops are FREE and open to the public; seniors and/or family members (family caregivers) are welcome. Health care professionals and caregivers are also welcome.

PRE-REGISTRATION required. Please PRE-REGISTER  at least 3 business days in advance, and a confirmation will be sent to you by e-mail.

To PRE-REGISTER call either office:

  • Home Instead – West Edmonton: 780.439.9990
  • Home Instead – East Edmonton: 780.465.5373

Maximum 14 registrants per workshop; early registration is recommended. Please note, course dates are SUBJECT TO CHANGE. If fewer than 6 participants pre-register for a workshop, you will receive a cancellation notice by e-mail, no less than 2 business days in advance.

NOTE: All workshops are held in the Family Education Training Centre at our West Edmonton office – 13B Fairway Drive (in Westbrook mall, near 119 St. & 37 Ave in Aspen Gardens area).

Click here to view a list of all workshops from April to June, 2016.

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