Silver Linings: Opportunities for Transformative Change to Address Inequities in Smoking Cessation for Older Adults in Long-Term Care and Supportive Settings
Geriatric Addiction Specialist BSO, Behaviour Support for Seniors Program | Baycrest
Marilyn White-Campbell is a Clinical Geriatric Addictions Specialist with Baycrest Long-Term Care Behavioral Support Outreach teams. She is the provincial Lead for Behavioral Supports Ontario Brain change Older Adult Substance Use Collaborative and has recently launched “Cannabis and Older Adults, Know the Facts”. Marilyn is a co-investigator with Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health project which established 4 national clinical best practice guidelines for SUD’s in older adults including Alcohol, Benzodiazepines, Cannabis and Opiates and is co-chair for the Alcohol Working Group. She is the recipient of the Ontario Psychogeriatric Award of Excellence, and recipient of the inaugural seniors’ Mental Health Outstanding Care & Integrative Practice Award from the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry/Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health. With over 35 years of clinical experience working with older adults with SUD’s she is recognized as a pioneer in the field of Geriatric Addictions. She is TEACH trained through the faculty of medicine at U of T in Tobacco Education and a strong advocate to support smoking cessation among older adults in long-term care.
• To increase awareness of how to support nicotine dependence in older adults transitioning to LTC
• To discuss the impact of the pandemic on smokers in LTC and the CAMH STOP response to support smoking cessation
• Explore how LTC homes and their residents can benefit from the STOP program
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These sessions are open to all healthcare professionals and students to provide a learning forum to review leading practices in assessing and managing personal expressions, as demonstrated by individuals who live with dementia.
These Rounds are co-sponsored by the Behavioural Support for Seniors Program, and the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care at Baycrest