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Posted Date: August 15, 2014

BP Blogger: Cutting Through The Foggy Myths Using Best Practice Guidelines in Long-Term Care

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  The BP Blogger is a myth busting newsletter that provides evidence-based information on various care issues to the long-term care sector. It was created by Mary-Lou van der Horst (Past Director, Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in LTC) in collaboration with Regional Geriatric Program Central, Seniors Health Knowledge Network, and RIA.   […]

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Posted Date: June 18, 2014

First Annual Research Day Brings Research and Practice to Life for Research Champions in Long-Term Care Homes

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  It is the inherent curiosity that lives within all of us that fuels research and innovation, and the first Annual Research Day co-hosted by the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging, Schlegel Villages long-term care homes, and the Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation on June 2, 2014 was meant to ignite that curiosity […]

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Posted Date: June 5, 2014

Leadership Program – Carewest Graduates Its First Class

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  Congratulations to the first class!   Carewest celebrated the graduation of its first 25 students on May 27, 2014 who successfully completed the Leadership Program. These students work across their many sites in various front-line leadership to senior management positions and started the leadership program coursework in late September 2013 and completed it in early […]

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Posted Date: May 13, 2014

Bruyère CLRI @ Taming of the Queue (April 2014)

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  Taming of the Queue is an annual conference that brings together a community of interest from across Canada to discuss access and wait time issues. Representing a wide range of perspectives, conference participants assess progress being made on wait-time measurement and management. These events enhance knowledge about the issue, while best practices are exchanged and […]

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Posted Date: May 13, 2014

Bruyère @ Applied Research Day (Ontario Long Term Care Association)

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  Each year, the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA), in collaboration with a number of other stakeholders and sponsors, presents an Applied Research Education Day, which covers a broad spectrum of elder care – long term care, community care, home care and seniors care. This information-packed day promotes research utilization and innovation in long term […]

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Posted Date: May 13, 2014

Bruyère CLRI @ OANHSS Annual Meeting & Convention (April 2014)

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  The Bruyère CLRI was proud to attend and deliver two presentations at the Annual OANHSS Meeting and Convention (April 28 – 30th, 2014) in Toronto, ON. The event featured several engaging sessions, workshops, keynote speakers, and special guests, including Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care in Ontario. The Minister spoke to delegates […]

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Posted Date: May 7, 2014

March 24-25, 2014: “Walk With Me”, 2nd Annual CLRI Conference (Schlegel CLRI) – a SOLD-OUT Event!

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  On March 23-25, 2014, the Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care and RIA co-hosted joint 2nd Annual CLRI Conference and the first national conference on culture change – Walk With Me: Changing the Culture of Aging in Canada – and it was a great success!   Walk With Me was […]

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Posted Date: April 30, 2014

Bruyère Steering Committee & Researchers’ Day

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  On Friday, April 11th, 2014, the Bruyère CLRI held its bi-annual Steering Committee meeting and Researchers’ Day at the Saint-Louis Residence in Orléans, Ontario. The joint-event allowed these groups to meet in person, discuss ongoing research projects, and share ideas among each other. The event also featured presentations from two of our researchers: Peter Tanuseputro, […]

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Posted Date: April 22, 2014

Bruyère @ Schlegel CLRI Conference – Walk With Me

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  On March 24th – 25th, 2014, the Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation (CLRI) in Long-Term Care hosted the second annual Ontario CLRI conference in Toronto, Ontario. This conference, entitled, Walk With Me: Changing the culture of aging in Canada, was the first national event to address culture change within long-term and community […]

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Posted Date: November 24, 2013

2nd Annual Educators’ Day @ Bruyère

Posted By: Alexei Kintero

  The Bruyère CLRI hosted its second annual Educators’ Day, Education Delivery and Evaluation: Tips, Techniques and Tools for Long Term Care (LTC), on November 22, 2013 at the Saint-Louis Residence. Over 60 individuals involved in education within LTC homes attended this interactive event to acquire useful tips, tools and techniques, which can be implemented […]

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