Gentle Persuasive Approach
Target Group: staff in acute, long-term care or community agency settings
Goal: to provide staff with the skill and confidence to respond respectfully to responsive behaviours of a more escalated nature associated with dementia.
Gentle Persuasive Approach is a 7-hour educational program that The Alzheimer Society of Oxford is certified to offer. The course focuses on:
Respecting the person with dementia as an individual
Understanding the disease process
Utilizing supportive care strategies that are compassionate and effective.
Last Updated: 01/04/15