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U-First!® provides every member of the care team with consistent education on key skills and best care practices.  It sets the stage for common knowledge, language for communicating with all members of the care team, and a comprehensive approach to care.  

This program is for health care and other service providers (including personal support workers, dietary, rehabilitation and social service staff, activationists, nurses, and health care students) who work with people living with dementia or other cognitive impairment.

U-First!® is offered on ALZeducate as a three-week self-paced eLearning workshop with one virtual meeting in the third week.  To register, click 'Enrol' for your preferred course dates listed below.

To learn more about U-First!®, visit our website.

U-First!® Online(certificate) 

Increase your skills in caring for people with dementia by completing the Alzheimer Society of Ontario’s three-week U-First! Online training program. 

This program is for personal support workers and other direct service providers (including dietary, rehabilitation and social service staff, activationists, nurses, and health care students). 

Fee: $80 Language: English  
 

This three-week program begins January 9, 2023. The mandatory webinar is on Thursday, January 26th with the option to attend at 12:00pm or 8:00pm (Eastern).  *There are deadlines within the three weeks that must be met. 

U-First!® Online(certificate) 

Increase your skills in caring for people with dementia by completing the Alzheimer Society of Ontario’s three-week U-First! Online training program. 

This is a private course for ParaMed staff.

This three-week program begins November 28, 2022.  The mandatory webinar is on Thursday, December 15th with the option to attend at 12:00pm or 8:00pm (Eastern).  *There are deadlines within the three weeks that must be met. 

U-First!® Online(certificate) 

Increase your skills in caring for people with dementia by completing the Alzheimer Society of Ontario’s three-week U-First! Online training program. 

The is a private course for Paramed staff. 

This three-week program begins November 14, 2022.  The mandatory webinar is on Thursday, December 1st with the option to attend at 12:00pm or 8:00pm (Eastern).  *There are deadlines within the three weeks that must be met. 

U-First!® Online(certificate)

Increase your skills in caring for people with dementia by completing the Alzheimer Society of Ontario’s three-week U-First! Online training program.

This program is for personal support workers and other direct service providers (including dietary, rehabilitation and social service staff, activationists, nurses, and health care students).

Fee: $80 Language: English

This three-week program begins November 28, 2022.  The mandatory webinar is on Thursday, December 15th with the option to attend at 12:00pm or 8:00pm (Eastern).  *There are deadlines within the three weeks that must be met.