Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Enhancing Care for Care Partners

Enhancing Care program is a free program that helps care partners strengthen their caregiving knowledge and skills to:

  • Manage the day-to-day of caring for a person living with dementia
  • Reduce emotional stress and burden
  • Improve ability to cope with the demands of caregiving
CARERS (Coaching, Advocacy, Respite, Education, Relationship, Simulation)
  • A skills based group program for care partners of a person living with dementia
  • Focuses on practical skills and emotional supports needed to care for people living with dementia
  • Teaches problem solving techniques, a structured approach to address problems
  • Coaches care partners in communication skills through the use of simulation
  • Provides strategies for keeping a meaningful relationship with the person living with dementia
  • Conducted in eight (8) weekly group sessions
TEACH (Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home)
  • An interactive group program for care partners of a person living with dementia.
  • Focuses on common caregiving themes including:
    • Self-care
    • Healthcare System Navigation
    • Relationship Changes
    • Future Planning
  • Coaches care partners in practical communication and coping skills
  • Provides opportunity to share and learn from other care partners
  • Conducted in four (4) weekly group sessions
For more information contact

Enhancing Care Program Clinician
Seniors' Outpatient Services

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