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Posted Date: December 15, 2017

Webinar Recording: Working Toward an Integrated Respite System for Seniors Living with Dementia in the Champlain Region

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  On December 6, 2017, the Bruyère CLRI, Champlain Dementia Network, and Mind the Gap joined forces to present an engaging and informative webinar. The webinar covered the topic of respite care in Ontario, particularly for individuals with dementia.   Mind the Gap, a grassroots group made up of families of those with dementia, spoke […]

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Posted Date: December 15, 2017

Free Webinar Series

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  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: Discuss the mental health challenges facing older adults and learn how peer support can help advance current psychosocial care practices. Evaluate the […]

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Posted Date: December 1, 2017

Bruyère CLRI welcomes PSWs from across Ontario for workshop

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  On November 23, Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital welcomed PSWs from Long-Term Care (LTC) homes around the Ottawa area for a full day training workshop. This was one of 26 workshops being held across Ontario before March 31, 2018 as part of the Personal Support Worker (PSW) Education Fund for Long-Term Care, in which the Ministry of Health […]

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Posted Date: November 10, 2017

Bruyère CLRI speaks at CRFCN Fall Conference

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

Bruyère CLRI Manager Zsofia Orosz presents at Champlain Region Family Council Network Fall Conference Ontario’s Family Councils bring people together who are active in supporting long-term care (LTC) homes, seeking an improvement of the quality of life of residents. The goals of the family councils have driven a key partnership with Ontario’s CLRIs, creating an […]

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Posted Date: October 19, 2017

APPLY NOW TO RECEIVE A FULLY-FUNDED JAVA PROGRAM

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Power of Peer Support: Reducing Social Isolation in Residential Care Settings   This project is a collaboration between The Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care; Bruyère Continuing Care; Carleton University; and Java Group Programs.   This funding allows recreation staff from Ontario long-term care homes to attend a full-day […]

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Posted Date: October 12, 2017

Leadership Webinar Series

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  This three-part webinar series will deepen the knowledge and skills of participants who work and deal with staff performance, conflict, and complaint situations in long-term care. This series will be of value to those leaders or managers wishing to deepen their understanding of destructive workplace behaviours and their impacts. It will provide new thinking […]

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Posted Date: October 2, 2017

Ontario Launches Training Fund for Long-Term Care Personal Support Workers

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  La version française suit   WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday October 2, 2017) The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has announced a Personal Support Worker (PSW) Training Fund to support the delivery of care to residents in Long-Term Care (LTC).   For the fiscal year 2017/18, MOHLTC is working with the Ontario Centres for […]

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Posted Date: September 26, 2017

CLRI Job Posting – Call for Expressions of Interest

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The newly re-funded Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation (CLRI) in Long-Term Care are looking to hire a Provincial Program Coordination.  The successful candidate will develop and implement a coordinated communication strategy for the CLRI to better serve as an integrated provincial resource to advance quality outcomes and quality of life in long-term care.   […]

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Posted Date: August 18, 2017

Ministry provides base funding for Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation

Posted By: Zsofia Orosz

  la version français suit   Ministry provides base funding for Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation   OTTAWA, TORONTO, WATERLOO, Ont. (Thursday August 17, 2017) – The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation (CLRI) in Long-Term Care are pleased to announce a new substantial investment from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term […]

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Posted Date: August 18, 2017

Cycling Without Age: Enhancing the Lives of Seniors

Posted By: Zsofia Orosz

    Cycling has many benefits. It is a fun and liberating activity that is a great form of exercise, can be used as transportation and can help explore nature.   Cycling Without Age (CWA) is an innovative program that has helped seniors stay active and stay connected with their communities. CWA is making it […]

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