Webinar Series: “Reducing Social Isolation” & “Champlain BASE eConsult Expansion” in Long-Term Care

Posted Date: December 15, 2017 Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

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January 18, 2018, 12-1 p.m. EST “It Takes the Loneliness Away”: Reducing Social Isolation Among Older Adults

Presented by: Kristine Theurer, MA (Gerontology), PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia

This webinar will:

  • Discuss the mental health challenges facing older adults and learn how peer support can help advance current psychosocial care practices.
  • Evaluate the research results of the implementation of the Java peer support programs among continuing care communities.
  • Explore take home strategies to incorporate peer support as part of a new psychosocial care approach.



February 6, 2018, 12-1 p.m. EST – Champlain BASETM eConsult Expansion in Long-term Care in Ontario

Presented by: Dr. Clare Liddy, M.Sc., M.D. Clinical Scientist and Physician, Bruyère Research Institute

This webinar will discuss:

  • eConsult background and origins
  • The need for specialist access in long-term care
  • What we know about the benefits of eConsult
  • The current project
  • How to become involved in the program
  • Q&A and next steps