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Posted Date: May 19, 2017

Benefitting from being in the spotlight: Oral health care at Saint-Louis Residence

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care is proudly collaborating with La Cité’s Dental Hygiene Program and Saint-Louis Residence. Together, these organizations are creating educational opportunities to enhance the skills of dental hygiene students and long-term care home staff, as well as improve the quality of oral health care for long-term […]

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Posted Date: May 8, 2017

Ten Innovations to Help You Transform Your Long-Term Care Home

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  Last month, the CLRI team engaged with a large group of Extendicare leaders from across Canada. The focus was on how tools developed through the CLRI program can help long-term care homes improve care and embrace innovation.   The three Ontario CLRIs were invited to present at the Extendicare National Business Conference and Trade […]

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Posted Date: May 5, 2017

Exploring The Complexity of Care Planning in Ontario’s Long-Term Care Homes: Bruyère CLRI Presents at AdvantAge Ontario’s Annual General Meeting and Convention (April 21, 2017).

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère C​LRI was proud to present our work on plan of care compliance at the recent AdvantAge Ontario Conference. We jointly delivered with Wellington Terrace, a long-term care home in Fergus, which has consistently focused on care planning as an integral part of high quality care delivery. The many questions from a packed room ensured […]

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Posted Date: May 4, 2017

Clinical Nursing Leadership Education in Long-Term Care: Intervention Design and Evaluation

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère CLRI is pleased to announce the publication of the article, “Clinical Nursing Leadership Education in Long-Term Care: Intervention Design and Evaluation,” in the Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  Click here to access a free download of the full article.   ABSTRACT: The main objective of the current case study was to investigate the perceived leadership […]

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Posted Date: May 4, 2017

Level of Need, Divertibility, and Outcomes of Newly Admitted Nursing Home Residents

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère CLRI is pleased to announce that the original article, “Level of Need, Divertibility, and Outcomes of Newly Admitted Nursing Home Residents”, is currently in Press. The article is available for free download from The Journal of The American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA) website.     ABSTRACT:   Objectives: To describe the level […]

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Posted Date: May 3, 2017

A Year in Review: Ontario CLRI Achievements (2016-2017)

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation (CLRI) in Long-Term Care have created a brief overview of the CLRI Program’s achievements over the past fiscal year (2016-2017). Click on the image to download the one-page document.    

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Posted Date: May 2, 2017

Understanding the Realities of Short-Stay Respite Care in Long-Term Care Homes

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère CLRI recently completed a scoping review and environmental scan focused on short-stay respite care, including respite beds in long-term care homes. Respite care involves providing short-term/temporary relief to individuals who are providing care to a family member or loved one. The main objective of this work was to better understand how different […]

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Posted Date: March 27, 2017

LEADERSHIP WEBINAR SERIES

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  Hosted by Schlegel CLRI and Conestoga College, this three-part webinar series will deepen the knowledge and skills of individuals who manage staff performance, conflict, and complaint situations in long-term care. This series will be of value to those leaders wishing to deepen their understanding of destructive workplace behaviours and their impacts. The webinars will […]

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Posted Date: March 27, 2017

NEWLY-ENHANCED EXCELLENCE IN RESIDENT-CENTRED CARE (ERCC) NOW AVAILABLE

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  Conestoga College and the Research Institute for Aging are excited to partner with you in delivering the newly-enhanced ERCC training in your organization.   Together, we’re working to achieve Better Care and Better Outcomes.   ERCC has been developed to help your teams achieve Better Care and Better Outcomes using a person-centred train-the-trainer approach […]

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Posted Date: March 13, 2017

REQUEST FOR FEEDBACK – Understanding Transfers from Long-Term Care to Acute Care

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère CLRI has partnered with a team of researchers who are interested in learning about transfers from long-term care (LTC) homes to acute care hospitals in Ontario. The goal of this project is to identify modifiable system and LTC home factors that influence transfers to acute care hospitals.   Ultimately this research will enhance resident-centered […]

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