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Posted Date: February 8, 2018

Java Webinar Series

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  This webinar series is open to all long term care and retirement homes who participated in the Java workshops that were hosted in Timmins, Kingston and Ottawa, and also to all Ontario homes who are already running Java programs.  The intended audience is for individuals who already have experience in facilitating Java programs.   […]

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Posted Date: June 8, 2018

Webinar: Supporting Families in Long-Term Care

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

Webinar Recording – Supporting families in long-term care: exploring family and staff perspectives   In November 2017, Family Councils Ontario launched the “Supporting Families Project”. This project was brought about in response to growing concerns from both service providers (Social Workers and Social Service Workers) and caregivers about the availability and offerings of social service supports […]

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Posted Date: June 5, 2018

Webinar: Cultivating Empathy

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  Webinar – Java Peer Support Programs Cultivating Empathy: Disarming Bullying   How can we cultivate empathy in our practice and within the context of therapeutic group programs that we offer? Watch this webinar recording as we explore strategies to cultivate empathy. You will learn about four empathic habits and discuss strategies to increase empathy with […]

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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 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, navigation […]

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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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