We are pleased to host a new workshop, “The Dementia D.O.M.E.” (Developing Opportunities Mindfulness Education). This is a hands-on session for caregivers or any person who has a loved one living with dementia. You’ll gain practical strategies to improve and support the experience of caregiving.
Gain a strong understanding of the dementia continuum, new skills and strategies for interacting and communicating with a person with dementia, and understand the resources available to help you. Deepen your knowledge and skills and continue to build a meaningful relationship with the person living with dementia.
Any person that is a caregiver or has a loved one living with Dementia.
Session 1: Brain Tour
Session 2: Instructional Skills: What to say, how to approach, distraction
Session 3: Practical approaches to being present
Session 4: Building resiliency
Session 5: Next Steps: Community resources, homecare, continuing care, Alzheimer's
Please inquire for program cost.
Please join Kimberly Shapkin and Loralee Fox in creating your Dementia Developing Opportunity for Mindfulness Education.
Loralee Fox is a Master's prepared Registered Nurse with a specialty focus on care of older adults. She has received certification from the Canadian Nursing Association in the area of Gerontology and is a Certified PAC Trainer for Teepa Snow.
Kimberly Shapkin is a Master’s prepared Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner with a focus on caring for the older adult. Kimberly is certified with the Canadian Nurses Association in Gerontology and is an appointed Designated Capacity Assessor.