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Posted Date: April 30, 2018

Request for Proposals – CLRI Website Redesign

Posted By: Scott Mitchell

  Ontario’s Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) are seeking an experienced web developer to redesign the CLRI website (www.clri-ltc.ca), in both English and French, in order to support the implementation of our new strategic directions and joint communications plan. The project includes a visual redesign to reflect our new branding, […]

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Posted Date: May 25, 2018

CLRI in the News! Bruyère’s Life Changing Day

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  On May 24, 2018, Bruyère Continuing Care held their annual Life Changing Day fundraiser at Saint-Vincent Hospital. The day was incredibly inspiring, filled with touching stories, innovative showcases, and generous community support. With a final fundraising tally of $494,239, the room was positively buzzing.   The Bruyère Research Institute showcased many of its research […]

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Posted Date: May 2, 2018

Webinar: Becoming an Extraordinary Group Facilitator

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  Webinar – Java Peer Support Programs Becoming an Extraordinary Group Facilitator   What makes an group facilitator extraordinary? Watch this webinar recording as we explore strategies to enhance your facilitation skills. You will learn about the top 10 extraordinary skills every group facilitator should have and how to use them! We provide strategies to engage […]

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Posted Date: April 24, 2018

The Power of Peer Support

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  An Innovative Canadian Program Helps Reduce Social Isolation in Residential Care   The Power of Peer Support: Reducing Social Isolation in Residential Care is a collaborative project between the Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI), Java Group Programs, Carleton University’s Department of Health Sciences, and Bruyère Continuing Care. It […]

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Posted Date: April 18, 2018

Enhancing Excellence at Élisabeth Bruyère Residence

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  Since October 2017, long-term care (LTC) homes across Ontario have participated in the Personal Support Worker (PSW) Education Fund for LTC. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has worked with the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in LTC (CLRI) to coordinate continuing education and training for PSWs through the delivery of […]

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Posted Date: April 12, 2018

OLTCA Call for Abstracts closes April 20, 2018

Posted By: Scott Mitchell

The Ontario Long Term Care Association’s signature conference, This is Long Term Care 2018: Disrupting the Norm (November 14-16, 2018, Toronto), profiles new and emerging research, innovation, and successful quality initiatives in a unique forum designed for learning, networking and information sharing. The call for abstracts closes on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 12:00 noon.

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Posted Date: April 6, 2018

Supporting Indigenous Culture and Diversity in Long-Term Care

Posted By: Scott Mitchell

People living in Ontario long-term care (LTC) homes are diverse in terms of their ethnicity, language, Indigenous identity, religion, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, and so on. Information and resources regarding the following CLRI initiatives are now available: Supporting Diversity of Culture in LTC and Supporting Indigenous Culture in LTC.

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Posted Date: March 19, 2018

Making Positive Impressions Through our Methods of Care

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  On March 2, 2018, Brian Pollard, Assistant Deputy Minister, Licensing and Policy Branch, Long-Term Care Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and two of his senior staff members visited Saint-Louis Residence. Hosted by the Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI), positive impressions were made through discussions and […]

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Posted Date: March 14, 2018

Webinar Recording: Cycling Without Age

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  On March 12, 2018, the Bruyère CLRI hosted a webinar called “Cycling Without Age: Enhancing the Lives of Seniors – The Right to Wind in your Hair.” It focuses primarily on the concept of Cycling Without Age, as well as the pilot project conducted in Bruyère Continuing Care’s long-term care homes.   Cycling Without Age (CWA) […]

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Posted Date: February 20, 2018

Champlain BASE™ eConsult – The Necessary Solution to Unnecessary Wait Times

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  Limited access to specialist care remains a major barrier to health care in Canada. The consultation-referral process is complex and involves many factors that can limit the effectiveness and efficiency of patient care. Patients, Primary Care Providers and specialists express high levels of frustration about poor access and too-long wait lists.  Patients often wait […]

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