Tuesday, August 25, 2020
NorQuest College – Upcoming Workshops
family caregiver wellness workshops
All workshops are online and schedule on various times and dates to suite your schedule. Go to norquest.ca/family-caregiver to search for a workshop that suits your needs.
Assisting with Personal and Intimate Care– Sept 15, 9-11am
Learn safe techniques in providing personal care for oral health, bathing, dressing, and incontinence.
Assisting with Mobility- Safe Practices– Sept 17, 2-4pm
Learn safe body mechanic techniques for assisting with movement in the home environment
Mealtime & Medication Assistance– Sept 23, 5-7pm
Learn safe techniques for food consistency, assistance with difficulties swallowing, prevention of choking, and understanding the basics of safe medication administration
Navigating the Health Care System– Sept 26, 9-11am
Learn about the structure of the Alberta Health Care system and techniques for communicating with health-care providers to meet the needs of care recipients and caregivers.
Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Support for the Caregiver– Sept 29, 9-11am
This workshop will provide information for the caregiver to feel confident and supported while providing care to a loved one who is palliative end-of-life.
Pain Monitoring and Management for the Caregiver– Oct 1, 2-4pm
Learn how to observe a person’s pain level and provide supportive measures in the home environment.
Learn about dementia and strategies to use to support a loved one with this diagnosis while living at home.
All You Need to Know About Infection Control and Prevention– Oct 13, 9-11am
Learn about how infections are spread and the ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones, along with suggestions on how to maintain self-isolation within a home setting.
Effective Communication: Guidance for the Caregiver– Oct 15, 2-4pm
Learn helpful techniques to communicate effectively that will support you in communicating with your loved one and the healthcare professional.