LTC-010 Mental Health and Neurodiversity
This in-depth online course is designed for health care workers providing frontline care to residents experiencing Mental Health challenges, and those who live with Neurodiversity. Each section explores definitions, behavioral and emotional responses within those definitions, and potential communication strategies and activities to support residents and families.
LTC-011 Advanced Memory Care
This in-depth online course is designed for healthcare workers providing frontline care to residents with dementia. Students will learn about how the brain functions, and how to identify at least 8 types of dementia. Better understanding of these diverse diagnoses will assist staff in applying strategies for success in a needs-based, person-centered care model. Other key topics include improving the exchanges between families, colleagues, and residents, aimed at improving safety for all. Weekly assignments will inspire learners to consider new tools, perspectives, and understanding in support of residents using customized visual learning tools, engaging group discussions, and self-reflection assignments.
LTC-012 Well Workplace
This in-depth online course is designed for health care workers interested in the pursuit of healthy, motivated, and quality work environments. Students will have opportunities to compare Ideal Well Workplace Theory to present day circumstances in their own work settings. Topics will include Courageous Conversations for Conflict Resolution, Informal and Formal Methods of Assertion and Advocacy, the Feedback Loop, Self-Care in the Workplace, and Managerial Commitments to the Well Workplace.
LTC-013 Grief and Loss
This course will explore how we understand the terms Grief and Loss and how we can better support our work with residents, clients, families, friends, and community. Participants will examine how to build meaningful connections, understanding the stages of grief, how steps to normalizing loss, and how to better engage cultural differences and practices in the workplace.
LTC-014 Depression in Community
This in-depth course is designed primarily for health care workers providing frontline care to residents who may be experiencing Depression. Students will learn about the different types, risk factors, signs and symptoms, generational and cultural differences in, and potential causes of Depression. By recognizing the unique emotional and behavioral responses and impact on the resident, as well as family and friends, one can create supportive activity exercises and routines, plan environmental alterations, and develop specific communication strategies in aid of improved quality of life.
LTC-015 Expanding Your Activity Toolbox
This in-depth online course is designed for Activity Coordinators, Activity Assistants and other healthcare workers responsible for developing and implementing activities for residents in various care facilities. Students will learn from the course materials, participation in course activities, and from sharing with fellow students person-centred approaches that span the spectrum of wellness. Customized visual learning tools, engaging group discussions, practical hands-on and self-reflection assignments will further enhance your activity toolbox.