#MentalHealthWeek ... GPA is vitally important to the mental health of care providers.
Knowledge, skills, confidence … in dementia care, these three things are essential for a care provider’s wellbeing. We make sure GPA is easily accessible to all formal care providers. Watch our video then download our new postcard to learn more! #MHW2021
We're doing some interesting research. Want to learn more?
Visit our updated research page to learn about evaluations of various GPA formats and our new GPA Bathing program which launches later this year. You’ll also learn how we develop our high-quality evidence-informed curriculums.
AT CGNA2021, AGE Inc. presented on evaluations of our new GPA Bathing Program due out later this year …
April 28, 2021Presented by AGE’s Dr. Victoria McLelland at the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (#CGNA2021) Biennial Conference in April, 2021. View our presentation from CGNA. For people living with dementia, bathing can be a confusing and frightening experience, and this fear... Learn More »
December 31, 2020Latest AGE Blog, by April Morganti, AGE Executive Director. There are no books we can reach for as leaders to help guide teams in this pandemic. As a Licensed Crucial Conversations® practitioner and cognitive coach, it has helped to use... Learn More »
December 7, 2020GPA Mentioned in Article by British Columbia (BC) Care Providers Association: Best Practices in Dementia Care: Guidelines for Staffing and Physical Environment in Long-Term Care. An excerpt from the article … “Along with changes to the physical environment, another fundamental element... Learn More »
NOTE: Please refer to GPA Coach information page for certification prerequisites. Supporting documents must be uploaded at registration. Participation at a GPA Education Session is now a prerequisite for GPA Certified Coach Training. If you have not participated in a GPA Education Session within the last 24 months, please contact email@example.com for information on how to access prior to attending the GPA Coach Training Workshop.
The first step in our patient-centred approach to care is understanding the whole person.
Dr. Samir Sinha. Expert lead of the Ontario Seniors Strategy and founding Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for Canada's National Institute on Aging speaks about GPA
Nouveau! GPA est maintenant disponible en français : Approches Douces et Persuasives (ADP) dans les soins aux personnes atteintes de démence. Regardez la vidéo pour en apprendre plus.
In collaboration with AGE and multiple educational partners, including the Division of Geriatric Medicine at McMaster University, a new geriatric curriculum has been launched – the Geriatric Certificate Program (GCP). Click here for more information.
A Tribute to our Past: The GPA Legacy Rose
The cradled rose is an element from our original Gentle Persuasive Approaches logo. It represents our belief in a gentle, nurturing and respectful response to caring for older persons. Although our logo has evolved over time, our approach remains firmly rooted in person-centred care.
“Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.”
– Victor Hugo
Photo credit: Gardener Hands. Photographer: Lesleigh Bahnmaier, Lenexa, Kansas.
Photo used with permission from the Landon Center on Aging “Images of Aging” photo contest © University of Kansas Medical Centre.