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Posted Date: February 8, 2018

COMMUNICATION AT END-OF-LIFE: TRAIN-THE-TRAINER WORKSHOP (MARCH 2018)

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  COURSE OVERVIEW:   This FREE two-day workshop will provide long-term care (LTC) educators with tools and resources for teaching palliative and end-of-life (EOL) communication skills to personal support workers and other professionals in long-term care. Using the train-the-trainer model, this workshop is intended for long-term care educators who provide training and education in their […]

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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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Posted Date: February 15, 2018

All LTC homes to receive copy of Through Our Eyes

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  The Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils (OARC) has received special project funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The funding allows them to provide one copy of the “Through Our Eyes” program to every long-term care (LTC) home in Ontario.   This unique program guides LTC home staff and residents to […]

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Posted Date: February 12, 2018

Education & Mentorship Program: Enhancing Clinical Leadership in LTC

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  COURSE OVERVIEW:   This FREE two-day workshop is intended for RPNs and RNs who have high potential to excel in leadership and who currently work in Ontario long-term care (LTC) homes.   At the end of Day One, participants will: Be able to describe principles of leadership and their personal leadership style and skills. […]

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Posted Date: February 9, 2018

Webinar Recording: Champlain BASE eConsult Expansion in Long-Term Care

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  On February 6, 2018, the Bruyère CLRI hosted the third webinar of their webinar series. The webinar is called “Champlain BASE™ eConsult Expansion into Long-Term Care in Ontario.” It focuses primarily on the implementation of the Champlain BASE™ eConsult service in Ontario’s long-term care homes in order to improve integration of care, patient safety, and […]

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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: February 5, 2018

2018 Summer Internships in Innovation & Aging – Baycrest CLRI

Posted By: Tania Aragona

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2018 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS IN INNOVATION & AGING NOW OPEN!   It’s that time again! The Baycrest Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care is excited to offer students enrolled in undergraduate health professions programs the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in a long-term care teaching home through a paid […]

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Posted Date: January 24, 2018

Webinar Recording: Reducing Social Isolation Among Older Adults

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  On January 18, 2018, the Bruyère CLRI hosted the second webinar of their webinar series. The webinar is called “It takes the loneliness away – Reducing social isolation among older adults.” It focuses primarily on how to put peer support into practice with older adults in care homes, including those living with dementia, in an […]

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Posted Date: January 15, 2018

Quality in Long-Term Care Webinar Series

Posted By: Michaela Berniquez

  The Centre for Learning Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is hosting a free webinar series about evidence-based strategies to improve quality of care and life in Ontario LTC homes.   Topics include: Enhancing Team Relationships on January 24, 2018 Maintaining and Improving Mobility on […]

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Posted Date: January 9, 2018

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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