AGE congratulates the Alzheimer Society of Peel (ASP) on receiving a 2016 | 2017 GPA Leadership Excellence in Person-Centred Care award. This award recognizes their commitment to the integration of Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) across organizational policies and processes, as reflected in their award submission.
Learn more about this amazing team. They spoke to AGE about their commitment to GPA training, how they sustain GPA across the organization through annual refreshers and how GPA implementation is impacting staff and their commitment to person-centred patient care. Learn more
About Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care (GPA®)
GPA is a multi-disciplinary evidence-based dementia care curriculum that equips health care providers, students and volunteers 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) has trained 3,074 GPA Certified Coaches who have delivered the program to more than 288,000 healthcare providers and students in 1,700+ organizations across Canada. Together, we are enhancing the care of older Canadians. We thank the Alzheimer Society of Peel for their heartfelt commitment to GPA.