Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds: 10/19/2017

Event Date: 10/19/2017 14:00
Location: Baycrest Hospital (ABC Classrooms) or Telehealth/Webcast (TSM #73617892)

Planning for Community Dwelling Older Adults with Dementia in Ontario: The Ontario Dementia Strategy & Dementia Capacity Planning Project”

 

PRESENTERS:

Dallas Seitz, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Division Head, Geriatric Psychiatry

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry Queen’s University Providence Care – Mental Health Services

&

Michael Robertson, Director

Capacity Planning and Priorities Branch, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

 

OBJECTIVES:

  • Review the current and future health service needs of older adults with dementia in Ontario through the Dementia Capacity Planning project
  • Understand evidence-based supports for persons living with dementia in community settings
  • Examine the impact of behavioural symptoms of dementia in community and long-term care settings in Ontario

 

TO PARTICIPATE BY TELEHEALTH VIDEOCONFERENCE:

Provide your Telehealth Coordinator TSM session # 73617892 to confirm your site.

 

TO PARTICIPATE BY LIVE WEBCAST:

Search for “Baycrest” or TSM session # 73617892 under live “public” events on http://webcast.otn.ca.

 

BAYCREST BEHAVIOURAL SUPPORT ROUNDS:

These rounds provide a learning forum to review leading practices in the assessment and supportive management of challenging, responsive behaviours; and offer practical approaches to support the work of front-line healthcare providers in caring for persons with responsive behaviours.

 

Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds occur every 3rd Thurs. of the month from Oct. – June.
The next round in this series is planned for November 16th. Please share this with healthcare providers and students as all are welcome.

 

If you have any questions regarding these rounds, or would like to be included on the Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds distribution list, please contact Tania Aragona at: taragona@baycrest.org.

 

Important:  Before accessing the live webcast via OTN, please click on the following link to ‘test’ your browser:  http://webcast.otn.ca/support If you are unable to view the ‘test’ webcast it may be due to your firewall. Either try a different computer/device or contact your system administrator.

 

Please note that these rounds are restricted to healthcare professionals and students only.