Family Caregiver Wellness Workshops

Are you caring for a loved one? Learn the skills to be confident and empowered as a family caregiver. NorQuest College has the knowledge and expertise to provide workshops to help family caregivers transition into their new normal of caring for their loved ones. 

NOTE THAT DURING THIS TIME OF ISOLATION - THE FAMILY CAREGIVER WELLNESS WORKSHOPS ARE NOW DELIVERED ONLINE.

 

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The Family Caregiver Wellness Workshops:

  • Will allow you to learn from anywhere - A suite of online innovative workshops, videos and modules developed for family caregivers.
  • Will allow you to learn about technologies and tools that can assist you- we will showcase current and relevant technologies to seniors care.
  • Are not meant to displace homecare services nor to overburden the caregiver.

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Are you a family caregiver who lives in Alberta or a caregiver of someone who lives in Alberta?

The University of Alberta is conducting research to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and public health physical distancing measures on you, your workload, how you have managed and adapted, and your needs going forward. The information shared will help organisations like NorQuest College plan better supports for family caregivers during this COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
 

Partnerships and Supporters

Family Caregiver Wellness Initiative is a member of Sandwiched 911.

    

NorQuest Family Caregiver Wellness Initiative in a partner influencer member of Wellness Works Canada

Funded in part by:

      
                

Individual courses in Family Caregiver Wellness Workshops

XHLT 1800 - Assisting with Personal and Intimate Care

Learn techniques in for providing personal care (oral health, bathing, dressing and incontinence care).

XHLT 1810 - Assisting with Mobility-Safe Practices

Learn safe body mechanic techniques for assisting with movement.

XHLT 1820 - Mealtime & Medication Assistance

Learn safe feeding and medication administration that will promote autonomy, safety and family connection (techniques for food consistency, difficulties swallowing, prevention of choking and understanding medications).

XHLT 1830 - Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Support for the Caregiver

This workshop will provide information for the caregiver to feel confident and supported while providing care to a loved one who is palliative end-of-life.

XHLT 1840 - Navigating the Healthcare System

Learn about the structure of the Alberta Health Care system and techniques for communicating with health-care providers to meet the needs of care recipients and caregivers.

XHLT 1850 - Pain Monitoring and Management for the Caregiver

Learn how to observe a person's pain level and provide supportive measures.

XHLT 1860 - Supporting a Person with Dementia: Guidance for the Caregiver

Learn about dementia and strategies to use to support a loved one with this diagnosis.

XHLT 1870 - Effective Communication: Guidance for the Caregiver

Learn about effective ways to communicate with your loved one.

XHLT 1880 - All You Need to Know About Infection Control and Prevention

Learn about how infections are spread and the ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones, along with suggestions on how to maintain self-isolation within a home setting.

Custom training

We focus on the partnership. We want to support our client's success and prosperity. Whether we use our existing continuing education courses and build on that, or if we start from scratch, we will work with you to deliver results. We customize curriculum based on your business or organizational needs. Talk to us today.

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Save on the cost of training

Whether you are an individual or an organization looking for training for your staff, the Canada-Alberta Job Grant can help save on the costs. Many of our continuing education and custom training programs qualify for the grant. What does that mean? With the grant, you can save two-thirds of the costs.

For details on which courses and programs qualify, talk to one of our program officers.

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Healthcare and Community Contact Information

Contact us for more information about NorQuest College's Healthcare and Community Studies programs and courses.

Phone:
1.866.534.6480
Email:
health@norquest.ca
Main Office:
10230 108 Street NW
Room C100
Edmonton, AB Canada T5J 1L4

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