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Organization: Geropsychiatry Community Education Program  
Toll-Free: Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington Dufferin (Fergus) 1-844-264-2993
Fax: 519-843-7608
Website: www.gcep.ca/index.htm
Address:
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington Dufferin
234 St Patrick St E
Fergus, ON
N1M 1M6
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Hours vary
Contacts: Paula Frappier - Community Education Coordinator
Homewood/CMHA WWD
519-843-6191 ext 7029
Service Description: Shared service between Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington Dufferin and Homewood Health Centre, in affiliation with Hospice Wellington. Provides mental health education and training to those caring for seniors with mental illness and dementia.

Clinical and educational partnerships to enhance knowledge and skills of professional and non-professional service providers in seniors mental health issues * education and consultation services for long term care facilities, retirement homes, hospitals and community agencies

Clinical education and workshops include:
  • Gentle Pursuasive Approaches (GPA) to Dementia Care, certificate program
  • GPA recharged - refresher workshop
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • 3D's - Delirium, Depression, Dementia
  • Dementia - Overview, Communication, Activities
  • Intimacy and Long Term Care
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Using Therapeutic Interventions to Minimize Behaviours in the Older Adult
  • Virtual Dementia

Fees: Program - see online calendar or call for details
Application: Contact Paula Frappier for workshop requests. Some workshops listed on the calendar are open to the general public; others are closed.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Professional and non-professional caregivers and service providers caring for seniors with mental illness and dementia
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Dufferin County ; Wellington County
See Also: Mental Health for Seniors

This information was last completely updated on July 19, 2016

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