Services for healthcare professionals


The Federation of Quebec Alzheimer Societies is proud to offer a Professional Training Program to all organizations offering resources to people affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.

Professional training / Programme de formation professionnelle

To discuss your needs, formats and inscription fees, please communicate with our trainer Shalisa Capaday:


Our standard training is offered in a 12 hour format. This format includes the following themes. Depending on your organization’s needs, other formats may be available.


  • Demystifying Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, dispelling myths and prejudices.
  • Describing the manifestations and realities experienced by those living dementia as well as their loved ones.
  • Understanding the nature of the different forms of dementia, their progression and their treatments.
  • Developing a humane and professional care approach for people living with dementia, in line with the Alzheimer Society’s philosophy.
  • Adapting and refining communication and stimulation strategies for people living with dementia.

Learning to better accompany and assist people presenting responsive behaviours.