Advanced Memory Care

This in-depth online course is designed for healthcare workers providing front line care to residents with dementia in Long Term Care facilities.

Students will learn about how the brain functions, and how to identify different types of dementia. These skills will enable staff to identify and apply strategies for success in programming in a needs-based model for service delivery. Download the program poster.

Members of the HEU, as defined by their criteria, may be eligible for funding towards the cost of the program tuition, through the FBA Education Fund. To learn more, please visit the HEU website.

Listen to the interview with CKNW Lynda Steele and instructor Deborah Provencher.

 This program is currently not available to international applicants.
Where: Online
Starts: September
Length: 8-week digital course
Delivery: Off-campus, Digital Scheduled

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This unique digital course will significantly enhance the skills of health care professional working closely with seniors in a Long Term Care recreational setting.  

Curriculum Developer & Instructor – Deborah Provencher



Program Requirements

  • HTH-011 - Advanced Memory Care

Members of the HEU, as defined by their criteria, may be eligible for funding towards the cost of the program tuition, through the FBA Education Fund. To learn more, please visit the HEU website.

Program Highlights

This digital course is specifically recommended for:

  • graduates of the Health Care Assistant (HCA) program, and working in a Long Term Care setting in a part-time or full-time capacity
  • graduates of the Activity Assistant Certificate program, and working in a Long Term Care setting in a part-time or full-time capacity
  • someone working in a Long Term Care facility and who has regular contact with seniors experiencing memory challenges in a recreational setting
  • someone in a leadership role at a Long Term Care facility who wants to have this training so they can support best practices in their facility