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Geropsychiatry Community Education Program

Contact Information
Alternate Name GCEP
Toll Free Phone Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington (Fergus) 1-844-264-2993
Fax 519-843-7608
Primary Contact Paula Frappier, Community Education Coordinator, Homewood / CMHA WW; Phone: 519-843-6191 ext 7029
Located In Community Fergus
Address & Map
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington
234 St Patrick St E
Fergus, ON N1M 1M6
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Shared service between Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington and Homewood Health Centre, in affiliation with Hospice Wellington. Provides mental health education and training to those caring for seniors with mental illness and dementia.
Description (Service) Clinical and educational partnerships to enhance knowledge and skills of professional and non-professional service providers in seniors mental health issues * education and consultation services for long term care facilities, retirement homes, hospitals and community agencies 
Clinical education and workshops include: 
* Gentle Pursuasive Approaches (GPA) to Dementia Care, certificate program 
* GPA recharged - refresher workshop 
* Compassion Fatigue 
* 3D's - Delirium, Depression, Dementia  
* Dementia - Overview, Communication, Activities  
* Intimacy and Long Term Care  
* Schizophrenia 
* Depression 
* Using Therapeutic Interventions to Minimize Behaviours in the Older Adult  
* Virtual Dementia
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Professional and non-professional caregivers and service providers caring for seniors with mental illness and dementia
Application Contact Paula Frappier for workshop requests. Some workshops listed on the calendar are open to the general public; others are closed
Languages English
Fees Program - see online calendar or call for details
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Caregiver Training ~ Older Adults ~ Mental Health Issues ; Geriatric Psychiatry