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February 2018

Living well with Arthritis

February 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R350

Join us for the latest information on how to manage arthritis effectively. This workshop covers the 3 main types of arthritis encountered by older persons on a regular basis – Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gout. We will cover the medical background; look at some common types of treatment and discuss managing pain and inflammation with diet and other lifestyle interventions. Professionals from multidisciplinary backgrounds will present the workshop to ensure a holistic approach.

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Person-centred Care and Care Plans

February 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Eastlands, Gauteng Gauteng, Gauteng South Africa + Google Map
R350

The individuals’ right to choose how they wish to ‘be’ (Wilkins, 2003) is the focus of this workshop.     Looking at the benefits of a person-centred care approach by addressing not only physical needs, but all that impacts on a person’s wellness. Includes understanding a person centred-care process – from assessment, planning and implementation in order to support each resident to grow. This workshop will be facilitated by our Registered Nurse and Occupational Therapist.

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March 2018

Meaningful Engagement and Care Plans the Person-centred Care way

March 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bloemfontein + Google Map
R550

Date to be confirmed at a later date. The individuals’ right to choose how they wish to ‘be’ (Wilkins, 2003) is the focus of this workshop.     Looking at the benefits of a person-centred care approach by addressing not only physical needs, but all that impacts on a person’s wellness. Includes understanding a person centred-care process – from assessment, planning and implementation in order to support each resident to grow. This workshop will be facilitated by our Registered Nurse and Occupational…

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Matron to Mentor

March 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - March 8, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R3300

This 3 day training workshop will focus on: Empowering nursing staff as mentors; Moving away from task driven, institutional model of nursing; Person-centred care; Shifting the focus from deficits to strengths; Tools to measure resident’s individual risk levels such as nutritional status; activities of daily living; fall risk; pressure ulcer risk; continence and mood Use this info in compiling individual care plans to improve the well-being of each resident.

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Nutrition for Older Persons

March 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R350

A: GENERAL NUTRITION PRINCIPLES This course introduces you to the various nutrients and their important role in bodily functions.  We also look at the different Food Groups and the Food Pyramid for older persons and how to make healthy choices. B: MENU PLANNING Practical points to plan and put together a cycle menu for long term care facilities. C: NUTRITION FOR OLDER PERSONS This very important session covers the bodily changes and other general problems older persons might experience that…

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Nutrition for Older Persons – Gauteng

March 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Eastlands, Gauteng Gauteng, Gauteng South Africa + Google Map
R350

Date to be confirmed at later date. A: GENERAL NUTRITION PRINCIPLES This course introduces you to the various nutrients and their important role in bodily functions. We also look at the different Food Groups and the Food Pyramid for older persons and how to make healthy choices. B: MENU PLANNING Practical points to plan and put together a cycle menu for long-term care facilities. C: NUTRITION FOR OLDER PERSONS This very important session covers the bodily changes and other general…

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April 2018

Wound Care

April 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Gauteng (TBC) South Africa + Google Map
R550

Date of training to be confirmed at a later date This workshop is a joint presentation by a wound care expert and GERATEC’s Care Team. This workshop will cover all aspects of stoma and wound care – nursing prevention and treatment, dietary intervention and the role of the OT in wound care. A nurse specialist in the field will discuss wound bed preparation and stoma care. GERATEC’s dietitians will cover the role of nutrition in the prevention and management of…

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Living well with Dementia

April 19, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cape Town South Africa + Google Map
R550

Join us to learn more about dementia including the importance of nutrition, as well as practical tips to handle stressful situations, improve communication and engagement in meaningful activities. Professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds will present the workshop to ensure a holistic approach.

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May 2018

Special Diets

May 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Gauteng (TBC) South Africa + Google Map
R350

Training date to be confirmed at a later stage GERATEC’s registered dietitians will give an overview on special diets in long term care facilities. We will look at the theory behind these diets as well as the practical implications for your catering / care unit or caring for your loved one. The diets we will discuss include diabetic, cardiac, light, colostomy, allergy/intolerances and vegetarian.

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Matron to Mentor

May 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - May 3, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Bloemfontein + Google Map
R3300

Training date to be confirmed at a later stage This 3-day training workshop will focus on: Empowering nursing staff as mentors; Moving away from task driven, institutional model of nursing; Person-centred care; Shifting the focus from deficits to strengths; Tools to measure resident’s individual risk levels such as nutritional status; activities of daily living; fall risk; pressure ulcer risk; continence and mood Use this info in compiling individual care plans to improve the well-being of each resident.

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Next level Mentoring

May 9, 2018 @ 8:30 am - May 10, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R1800

We all would like to be branded as a Leader and not a Manager. All of us want to handle conflict in a professional manner, want to be able to measure the care we are responsible for in a factual way and how to motivate the people working with us. But HOW?  Come to this workshop and learn a bit of how to manage conflict, how to become a better leader, how to measure the facts and not perceptions and…

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Living well with Dementia

May 30, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R550

Join us to learn more about dementia including the importance of nutrition, as well as practical tips to handle stressful situations, improve communication and engagement in meaningful activities. Professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds will present the workshop to ensure a holistic approach.

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June 2018

Meaningful Engagement and Care Plans the Person-centred Care way

June 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R550

The individuals’ right to choose how they wish to ‘be’ (Wilkins, 2003) is the focus of this workshop. Looking at the benefits of a person-centred care approach by addressing not only physical needs, but all that impacts on a person’s wellness. Includes understanding a person centred-care process – from assessment, planning and implementation in order to support each resident to grow. This workshop will be facilitated by our Registered Nurse and Occupational Therapist. Individual care is the cornerstone of excellence…

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Managing Malnutrition on a Limited Budget

June 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
R550

GERATEC's dietitians will provide practical and up to date information for helping to manage malnutrition on a limited budget. We will cover the diet-related interventions often recommended for persons with weight loss and a poor appetite and give easy, affordable ideas to help manage this.

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Living well with Dementia

June 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Pretoria Gauteng, Gauteng South Africa + Google Map
R550

Join us to learn more about dementia including the importance of nutrition, as well as practical tips to handle stressful situations, improve communication and engagement in meaningful activities. Professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds will present the workshop to ensure a holistic approach.

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July 2018

Living well with Dementia

July 2, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bloemfontein + Google Map
R550

Training date to be confirmed at a later stage Join us to learn more about dementia including the importance of nutrition, as well as practical tips to handle stressful situations, improve communication and engagement in meaningful activities. Professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds will present the workshop to ensure a holistic approach.

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Nutrition for Older Persons

July 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R350

A: GENERAL NUTRITION PRINCIPLES This course introduces you to the various nutrients and their important role in bodily functions.  We also look at the different Food Groups and the Food Pyramid for older persons and how to make healthy choices. B: MENU PLANNING Practical points to plan and put together a cycle menu for long term care facilities. C: NUTRITION FOR OLDER PERSONS This very important session covers the bodily changes and other general problems older persons might experience that…

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August 2018

Matron to Mentor

August 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - August 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Gauteng (TBC) South Africa + Google Map
R3300

This 3-day training workshop will focus on: Empowering nursing staff as mentors; Moving away from task driven, institutional model of nursing; Person-centred care; Shifting the focus from deficits to strengths; Tools to measure resident’s individual risk levels such as nutritional status; activities of daily living; fall risk; pressure ulcer risk; continence and mood Use this info in compiling individual care plans to improve the well-being of each resident.

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September 2018

Wound Care

September 4, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bloemfontein + Google Map
R550

Training date to be confirmed at a later stage This workshop is a joint presentation by a wound care expert and GERATEC’s Care Team. This workshop will cover all aspects of stoma and wound care – nursing prevention and treatment, dietary intervention and the role of the OT in wound care. A nurse specialist in the field will discuss wound bed preparation and stoma care. GERATEC’s dietitians will cover the role of nutrition in the prevention and management of wounds.…

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Healthy Eating on a Limited Budget

September 12, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R350

This module is focused on assisting low income workers to provide healthy food to their families on a limited budget.        a quick review on what are balanced and healthy food choices        what are the most economic choices in each food group        how to compile a menu        very easy recipes and how to calculate the cost using current retail prices        energy saving tips        how to make your own vegetable garden

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October 2018

Living well with Dementia

October 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bloemfontein + Google Map
R550

Training date to be confirmed at a later stage Join us to learn more about dementia including the importance of nutrition, as well as practical tips to handle stressful situations, improve communication and engagement in meaningful activities. Professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds will present the workshop to ensure a holistic approach.

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Drug Nutrient Interaction

October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Western Cape + Google Map
R550

  Medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, are used every day to treat acute and chronic illness. Medications can help people live healthy lives for a prolonged period. Although medicines are prescribed often, it is important to realize that they must still be used with caution. Foods, and the nutrients they contain, can interact with medications we take. This workshop will focus on some of the common food/drug and drug/nutrient interactions that occur.

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Next level Mentoring

October 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - October 25, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Gauteng Gauteng South Africa + Google Map
R1800

We all would like to be branded as a Leader and not a Manager. All of us want to handle conflict in a professional manner, want to be able to measure the care we are responsible for in a factual way and how to motivate the people working with us. But HOW?  Come to this workshop and learn a bit of how to manage conflict, how to become a better leader, how to measure the facts and not perceptions and…

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