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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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Posted Date: June 22, 2017

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR OLTCA CONFERENCE

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  This is Long Term Care 2017 Conference: Ahead of the Curve November 27-29, 2017 Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto   Call for Abstracts – The Ontario Long Term Care Association’s (OLTCA) This is Long Term Care 2017 conference profiles emerging research and innovation and successful quality initiatives in a unique forum designed for learning, networking and […]

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Posted Date: June 22, 2017

Indigenous Culture and Cultural Diversity

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The need to support Indigenous culture & cultural diversity in Ontario Long-Term Care homes   Canada’s population is getting more diverse. As our population ages, Long-Term Care homes will be expected to meet the growing needs of a culturally-diverse population.   Culture is ingrained in individual identity and affects life and health care practices, traditions, […]

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Posted Date: June 20, 2017

Environmental Scan of Ontario’s Behavioural Support Transition Units (BSTUs)

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) & brainXchange released a new report, Environmental Scan of Ontario’s Behavioural Support Transition Units (BSTUs). The report presents general information about the BSTUs for the purposes of learning, knowledge sharing, and quality improvement.    In 2016, the Bruyère CLRI joined the BSTU Collaborative, which is part of Ontario’s Best Practice […]

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Posted Date: May 29, 2017

Culture Change Exchange Videos Now Online

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  Videos from the March 2017 Culture Change Exchange are now online!  Sessions from this event feature internationally-renowned speakers and presenters from Ontario’s long-term care sector, sharing how they’re enhancing the culture in their long-term care home or organization by building relationships and supporting people living with dementia.   For more information, visit the Research Institute […]

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