Date and Time: March 26th, 10 am – 10:45 am PST
Good communication between health-care providers and family caregivers is an essential ingredient for an effective care team. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the different ways that health-care providers communicate.
In this webinar, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and Family Caregivers of BC will share helpful strategies that health-care providers can use to strengthen communication with family caregivers, while Erin Beaudoin (CEO, Eden Gardens) offers the experiences and perspectives from the long-term care sector. This webinar is an opportunity for health-care providers to refine their communication skills and discuss ways to build strong partnerships with families.
What you will learn from this 45-minute webinar:
- The importance of communication between health-care providers and family caregivers.
- How to recognize burnout in yourself or your colleagues, and in family caregivers.
- Tools to help you strengthen your communication skills.
- Self-care strategies that can support you in managing difficult conversations.
Both the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and Family Caregivers of BC deliver education for health-care providers to ensure they have the skills and confidence to support people in their care, informed by the voices of lived experience, to promote person-centered care and the importance of care teams.
Please note: This webinar is designed specifically for health-care providers and includes resources suited to meet their needs. If you are a family caregiver, call the First Link® Dementia Helpline for family resources 1-800-936-6033 (Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm) and BC Caregiver Support Line: 1-877-520-3267 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 am -4pm, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 am-7pm).
To register, visit: Webinar Registration – Zoom