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Posted Date: March 2, 2017

Leadership in Long-Term Care and Retirement Living (Thunder Bay)

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Focusing on essential leadership capabilities that are in demand for today’s leaders, this 180-hour certificate program is for leaders and aspiring leaders, across all departments, at all levels of your organization. It meets the requirements for a program of instruction for Administrators in the Regulations under the Long-Term Care Homes Act. This […]

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Posted Date: March 2, 2017

Leadership in Long-Term Care and Retirement Living (Kitchener)

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Focusing on essential leadership capabilities that are in demand for today’s leaders, this 180-hour certificate program is for leaders and aspiring leaders, across all departments, at all levels of your organization. It meets the requirements for a program of instruction for Administrators in the Regulations under the Long-Term Care Homes Act. This […]

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Posted Date: February 27, 2017

CC-ABHI Announces Spark Program Grant Recipients

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI) recently announced 31 grant recipients who will receive a total of $1.4 million in funding through CC-ABHI’s Spark Program. Projects involving the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation (CLRIs) in Long-Term Care (hosted at Baycrest, Bruyère and Schlegel) were among those selected. The […]

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Posted Date: February 3, 2017

Register for the Culture Change Exchange (March 16, 2017)

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  Join us for the March 2017 Culture Change Exchange to learn more about how to enhance the culture in your long-term care home! This event features internationally-renowned speakers: Daniella Greenwood, Strategy and Innovation Manager at Arcare in Australia Dr. Allen Power, Schlegel Chair in Aging and Dementia Innovation, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at […]

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Posted Date: February 1, 2017

The Many Facets of Learning in Long-Term Care

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  An update from the CLRIs is a regular feature of the OANHSS Action Update. A shorter version of the article below appeared in the January, 2017 issue of the OANHSS Action Update.   By Emily Kuurstra and Zsofia Orosz   Lifelong learning is a reality in Ontario’s dynamic long-term care sector. It is vital […]

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Posted Date: January 26, 2017

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – International Conference on Humanizing Health Care: Enhancing Lives. Transforming Care.

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  Bruyère Continuing Care is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the first “International Conference on Humanizing Health Care: Enhancing Lives. Transforming Care.”  The conference will be held on October 19-20, 2017, at the Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, ON.   Abstracts are being accepted until March 31, 2017. Abstracts will be accepted in English or […]

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Posted Date: January 6, 2017

Culture Change Exchange: Save the Date & Call for Presenters from Ontario LTC Homes!

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care and the Research Institute for Aging are co-hosting the next Culture Change Exchange on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 in-person and via online livestreaming.   Culture Change Exchanges are fun and interactive events with many participants from Ontario long-term care homes and others across Canada! They aim to […]

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Posted Date: December 19, 2016

Free Webinar Series

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation (CLRI) in Long-Term Care is pleased to present a FREE webinar series. All are welcome!   DEPRESCRIBING – AN APPROACH TO REDUCING MEDICATIONS THAT MIGHT NO LONGER BE HELPING, OR MIGHT BE CAUSING HARM   Dr. Barbara Farrell, BScPhm, ACPR, PharmD, RPh, FCSHP Scientist, Bruyère Research […]

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Posted Date: November 23, 2016

Designated Specialized Units: How Ontario’s Long-Term Care Homes Fill a Gap in Care

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère CLRI is pleased to announce the publication of an original article, “Designated Specialized Units: How Ontario’s Long-Term Care Homes Fill a Gap in Care,” in Healthcare Management Forum.   ABSTRACT: Ontario has eight designated Specialized Units (SUs) located in Long-Term Care (LTC) homes. Each unit serves a well-defined group of residents whose […]

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Posted Date: November 23, 2016

Fourth Annual Long-Term Care Educators’ Day

Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

  The Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation (CLRI) in Long-Term Care hosted its Fourth Annual Long-Term Care Educators’ Day at Résidence Saint-Louis, on November 10, 2016. Participants gathered from throughout the province to acquire practical tips, tools, and techniques to implement during the training and education sessions in their long-term care homes.   […]

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