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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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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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