This practical 8-week online course will explore the many ways you can enhance your Long Term Care programing to make it more culturally relevant, inclusive, and meaningful for diverse residents. How can we better understand cultural values, cultural differences, and culture change in a facility setting? How can we better develop activities that consider the needs of different cultures? Informative presentations by subject area experts, engaging videos, and group discussions will enhance your activity toolbox. Participants will examine First Nation, Jewish, Japanese, Chinese, Sikh, and Hindu traditions, as well as faith in the context of caregiving. Weekly self-reflection assignments will further inspire new, responsive approaches to programming.
Prerequisite(s): Attendace at all course sessions is required. All participants must have a desktop or laptop computer with a working camera, audio and Internet service in order to complete this program. Content of this course has be specifically designed for those to who work closely with seciours in a Long Term Care Setting.
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