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Caregiver Education Sessions

RLC Education ThumbThe Mississauga Halton LHIN Regional Learning Centre hosts monthly education sessions for caregivers.    To register contact Sandi Robinson using any of the 3 convenient options:

  •  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  
  • Call 905-829-4999 x 109 or
  • REGISTER on our website

Session Location: 2030 Bristol Circle, Unit 202 Oakville


 

Dementia 101

 

Come join us for a free interactive session to help you understand dementia. Topics covered include:

  • What is Alzheimer's disease and Dementia?
  • What changes take place in the brain?
  • How can behaviours be communication?
  • How can I communicate effectively?
  • How can I make the most of our visits?
  • How can the Alzheimer Society Peel help me?

Read More / Register For : Dementia 101

Healthy Bladder Habits

 

Help for Caregivers Dealing with Continence Concerns

Family caregivers, take steps to minimize the stress of continence caregiving on both of you. Come hear Velvet Tupper, Continence Nurse with Trillium Health Partners, talk about healthy bladder tips to help manage continence issues for the person you are caring for.Saturday September 14, 2017 • 10:00am - 11:30pm

Tuesday September 19, 2017 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Planning Ahead for the Holidays-CANCELLED

 

Family Caregivers: Join Sandi Robinson, Community Educator, as she discusses tips and strategies to reduce everyone's stress for the upcoming holiday season: tips for you, the caregiver; tips about the person needing care, and tips on communicating with family and friends.
Complementary care is offered for the person you are looking after, must register for this ahead of time.

Tuesday December 12, 2017  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm CANCELLED

Read more: Planning Ahead for the Holidays-CANCELLED

Stress Busters for Family Caregivers

 

Learn how to regain your energy, optimism and hope! Join Sandi Robinson, Community Educator and Caregiver, for four weeks of tips, talks and activities to help you cope with your role as a caregiver. Programming for persons needing care will be offered through the Seniors Life Enhancement Centre (must be pre-arranged).

Course runs Thursdays from 9:30am -12:00pm, starting February 1st to February 22, 2018

Read More / Register For : Stress Busters for Family Caregivers

What is Respite?

 

Family caregivers are invited to this free presentation to learn about respite: what it is, why you need it and how do you find it?  Session presented by Ajit Prabhu, Respite Advisor with the Central Registry, and Sandi Robinson, Family Caregiver Educator.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Caregiver SOS

 

Family caregivers: do you know what to do in case of an emergency, such as medical, wandering or behavioural? This session will help you build confidence in your abilities to handle emergencies, and you will learn more about available community resources. Come join Sandi Robinson, Community Educator.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Read More / Register For : Caregiver SOS