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Reaching out to people at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary saved my life. They really understood, and didn’t judge me."
Best Friends Associate Training
October 19 & 22 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Alzheimer Society of Calgary office - Centre 70 Building (800 - 7015 MacLeod Trail SW)
This comprehensive approach is grounded in the understanding that relationships are supremely important in dementia care and that they require the essential elements of friendship: respect, empathy, support, trust, humour. These are the building blocks of a replicable, effective care model that is easy for staff and volunteers to embrace. The Best Friends™ approach to dementia care is completely person-centered and flexible enough to adapt to each person’s remaining strengths and abilities.
Payment for Best Friends Approach training must be received at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary no later than October 12, 2018.
Payment may be made over the phone or in person at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary office at 800-7015 MacLeod Trail SW. Phone 403-290-0110. Accepted methods of payment include credit card, cheque and cash.
Price: $400Cancellations and Refund Policy: A $50 processing fee is included in your registration and is non-refundable. No refunds will be granted 30 days prior to the start of training. Granted refunds, minus the $50 processing fee, may take up to 45 days after the request is granted. Registrations are transferable but must be communicated to the course contact the Alzheimer Society of Calgary no less than 30 days prior to the start of training.