Educating care providers

Monday, November 6th
1:30 – 2:20 p.m.

Healthcare professionals and direct service providers can act as critical supports and partners to caregivers, but only if they are given the resources, knowledge, and tools to do so. This session will showcase leading practices from across Canada in educating care providers that include caregivers as a vital part of the healthcare team.


Amanda MacKenzie

National Director, Public Affairs, March of Dimes Canada


Pam Orzeck

Social Worker

Dr. Sharon Anderson MEd, MSc., PhD

Research Coordinator,, Department of Family Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Dept of Human Ecology University of Alberta

Zelda Freitas

Clinical Senior Advisor, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal and Adjunct Professor, McGill University

Claire Webster, PAC, CPCA

Certified Dementia Care Consultant and Educator

Jamie L. Penner RN, MN

Instructor, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba