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Thursday, July 23, 2020
12:00pm – 3:00pm
In Partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society this workshop will be offered as one day for 3 hours or 2 days for 1.5 hours x 2. This workshop is designed for family, volunteers and professional staff to find ways of using a person’s strengths to bring comfort and joy to their life while living with dementia and not just at end of life. Cost: $40
One Day Course
Thursday, July 28, 2020
10:30am – 2:30pm (with a 1 hr lunch)
Two Day Course (1.5 hour per day)
August 4 & 11, 2020
1:00pm – 2:30pm
This interactive session explored common language mistakes we all use when talking to patients. We discussed an approach to breaking bad news and review a recent article on various techniques used while having difficult conversations and their efficacy. Participants had the opportunity for discussion about difficult questions and how to approach them as well as successful questions and when to ask them.
This workshop was interactive and informative and participants left with a few more tricks under the belt and feeling inspired to tackle their next difficult conversation!
This workshop was lead by Dr. Amanjot Sidhu, Geriatric Medicine at Hamilton Health Sciences and covered the following objectives:
Download copy of the presentation here.