Spotlight on Halton Healthcare. Winner of a GPA Leadership Excellence Award

AGE congratulates Halton Healthcare (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Milton District Hospital and Georgetown Hospital) the latest winner of a 2016 | 2017 GPA Leadership Excellence in Person-Centred Care award. We recognize their ongoing efforts at implementing and sustaining GPA’s person-centred care approach across three busy acute care sites.

Learn about outcomes and the effect that GPA implementation has had on practice at the point of care for patients living with dementia at Halton Healthcare.

Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care (GPA®)
GPA is a multi-disciplinary evidence-based dementia care curriculum that equips point-of-care providers and students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to apply a respectful, person-centred approach when interacting with older adults with dementia. To date, Advanced Gerontological Education (AGE), developer of GPA, has trained 3,074 GPA Certified Coaches who have gone on to deliver the program to more than 288,000+ healthcare providers and students in more than 1,700 Canadian organizations.

Together, we are enhancing the care of older Canadians. Thank you Halton Healthcare for your commitment GPA’s person-centred model of care.