Communication webinar for health care and social sector professionals

Date and Time: March 26th, 10 am – 10:45 am PST

Description:

Good communication between health-care providers and family caregivers is an essential ingredient for an effective care team. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the different ways that health-care providers communicate.

On March 26th from 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and Family Caregivers of BC will share helpful strategies that health-care providers can use to strengthen communication with family caregivers, while Erin Beaudoin (CEO, Eden Gardens) offers the experiences and perspectives from the long-term care sector. This webinar is an opportunity for health-care providers to refine their communication skills and discuss ways to build strong partnerships with families.

What you will learn from this 45-minute webinar:

  • The importance of communication between health-care providers and family caregivers.
  • How to recognize burnout in yourself or your colleagues, and in family caregivers.
  • Tools to help you strengthen your communication skills.
  • Self-care strategies that can support you in managing difficult conversations.

Both the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and Family Caregivers of BC deliver education for health-care providers to ensure they have the skills and confidence to support people in their care, informed by the voices of lived experience, to promote person-centered care and the importance of care teams.

To register, visit:  Webinar Registration – Zoom

Looking for more valuable webinars?

On March 30th, BCCPA will be holding a conversation with guests from the Alzheimer Society of B.C., the Family Caregivers of B.C., and the Vancouver Island Association of Family Councils, this webinar will provide an overview of the support services which long-term care and assisted living staff can draw on to support family caregivers. Register here.