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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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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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