Two Caregiver-related tele-learning sessions for residents of ON and QC (ENG)

Understanding private and public curatorship

Host Organization: AMI Quebec (Action on Mental Illness)

September 19, 2012 7 PM (EST)

Speaker: Ura Greenbaum, jurist

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When no family or friends are available to oversee the well-being of a disabled person (including those suffering from mental illness), the public curator will step in. This session will explain the differences between public and private curatorship.

Challenging behaviours and situations: Does the caregiver know best?

Host Organization: VHA Home HealthCare

September 26, 2012 7 PM (EST)

Open to residents of Ontario

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Learning objectives will focus on the following:

  1. Understand and managing challenging behaviours, medical and social situations
  2. How to respond to resistance to care planning
  3. Identifying your own emotional triggers and limits in managing multiple roles
  4. How to create your own personal support network to share caregiving responsibilities