Every day in Canada care providers and family caregivers who interact with older adults in the dementia context face situations of risk. GPA is a practical evidence-based dementia education curriculum that teaches care providers how to use a person-centred, respectful, compassionate and gentle persuasive approach to respond to the behaviours associated with dementia.
GPA is a multidisciplinary education program designed for everyone who interacts with older adults in the workplace and the community setting. It is widely recognized in over 1700+ organizations across a variety of sectors and settings. Whether you are a registered health care professional, personal support worker, student, volunteer, house keeper, security staff, driver, or if your work involves interacting with older adults with dementia, your learning at GPA education session will be immediately applicable.
Course code: HLTH 1151
Length: 8 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.