CSS Dementia Education

CSS Dementia Education is an opportunity for staff/volunteers within South West CSS Organizations to develop a toolkit of skills to support people living with dementia.


Whether you are a staff member or volunteer, it only takes three simple steps to transform the way you care.


Complete 5 online lessons (~2 hours)

Lessons include:

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Dementia
  • Lesson 2: Dementia Supportive Approaches
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Behaviour Change and the 8’A’s,
  • Lesson 4: Meaningful Engagement
  • Lesson 5: Living Safely with Dementia

Access is for one month before a password reset is required.
Certificates awarded upon completion of each lesson.


Participate in a virtual reality (VR) session

Prerequisite: completion of five (5) online lessons.

  • A facilitator-led, virtual reality session will enable participants to navigate difficult situations with confidence, competence, and compassion.

Customize your education session

  • Our dementia education can be customized to meet the needs of your organization.
  • This can help to address a challenge(s) or topic(s) specific to your organization

CSS Dementia Educators

Kylie Krane, Alzheimer Society Huron Perth, KylieK@alzhp.ca 
(519) 482-1482

Anita Looby, Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners, anita.looby@alzswp.ca
(519) 680-2404 x 265

Janet Stephen, Alzheimer Society Grey-Bruce, jstephen@alzheimergreybruce.com (519) 376-7230 x 1131

In partnership with: