Tools You Need to Provide Care to Older Adults in LTC during COVID-19


Cost: Free

Calling all formal and informal LTC educators!

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to progress in LTC, the amount of information and tools have increased as well. Learn about the new ways of providing care during COVID-19 so that you can better support home staff within your capacity as an educator.

The goals of this webinar are to increase the awareness around the new ways of providing care to older adults during COVID-19; identify evidence-informed resources to support this new type of care; and consider how you can use these resources in your LTC homes to support both current and new members of your team.


Katelynn Viau Aelick, MSc., is the Project Coordinator for the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) Provincial Coordinating Office. Katelynn holds a Master’s Degree in Ageing Studies and prior to her role with BSO, held positions in rural and northern health research and hospice care. As part of her role with the BSO Provincial Coordinating Office, Katelynn leads initiatives focused on measuring BSO impact and is also the Lead Collaborator on other projects that aim to surface and spread best practices in the areas of education, transitions and sexual expression.

Lisa Sokoloff has multiple roles as Manager, Training & Simulation, Interim Manager of eLearning and Educational Technology and Program Director of Project ECHO – Care of the Elderly in Baycrest’s Centre for Education. She is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. Lisa has worked in the fields of adult and geriatric care for over 30 years. She has published and presented internationally in the areas of speech pathology, swallowing disorders and education. Lisa has Lecturer status in the Department of Speech Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and also teaches at Humber College in the OTA/PTA program.

Raquel Meyer, PhD, RN. As Manager of the Ontario CLRI at Baycrest, Raquel Meyer leads the development, implementation, management and evaluation of the Centre. Raquel is an assistant professor (status) at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing where she completed her doctoral studies and graduate training awards in health services research and policy. She was also the recipient of a Nursing Early Career Research Award through the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.  Raquel is an enthusiastic proponent for the relevance of research to clinical practice, education, leadership and policy development.

About the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

The Ontario CLRI is funded by the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Long-Term Care, and hosted at Baycrest Health Sciences, Bruyère, and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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