Surge Learning Inc. is excited to partner with the Alzheimer Society of Ontario in offering the online certificate training program, U-First!
The program helps frontline staff to develop a common knowledge base, language, values, and approach to caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Through blended learning, participants will increase their understanding of persons living with dementia and its associated behaviour changes, and enhance their work as a member of the care team in developing individualized support strategies for persons living with dementia.
U-First! sessions are offered monthly. Learners benefit from an interactive, self-paced learning environment, and become fully certified in U-First!
in 3 weeks. Frontline staff can confidently apply the U-First! framework immediately in their care for persons living with dementia.
For more information, and to purchase group registrations, contact Katrina Laquian (
"Being able to apply U-First! was very helpful to understand how we, as a care team, can support the whole person." - Personal Support Worker
"This course is a must for anyone working with older adult clients with dementia in any setting." - Nurse Practitioner
"This is the perfect method! I will be using U-First! and I'm excited to share it with my co-workers and start seeing better results." - Personal Support Worker