The Government of Ontario has mandated the Ontario CLRI Program to deliver education and training to the long-term care (LTC) sector in order to strengthen the current and future workforce. The Ontario CLRI also fosters innovation to develop and share leading LTC practices that is informed by research and evidence.
Many of the Ontario CLRI Program resources align with recommendations in the Public Inquiry report (especially recommendations 20, 21, 40, 62, 64, 70, 71, 72, 73).
On this page you can find the Ontario CLRI resources that can help homes fulfill recommendations in the LTC Inquiry report.
GeriMedRisk is a telemedicine consultation and education service for doctors, nurse practitioners and pharmacists in Ontario. GeriMedRisk delivers digital education to clinicians on optimizing medications, mental health, and comorbidities in older adults.
eConsult is a secure online platform that allows LTC homes to consult with experts from more than 100 specialties. This service helps reduce unnecessary hospital visits and offers residents more efficient and integrated care. In partnership with the Ontario eConsult Centre of Excellence and the Champlain BASE eConsult team.
Deprescribing is the planned and supervised process of dose reduction or stopping medication that might be causing harm or no longer be of benefit. The Bruyère Deprescribing Algorithm Research Team develops tools for prescribers, residents and care partners to help optimize medications through deprescribing.
Project ECHO Care of the Elderly is a telehealth, case-based learning program run by Baycrest and North East Specialized Geriatric Centre (NESGC) to enhance the quality of care to LTC residents by improving the knowledge and skills of their primary care providers.
This follow-up consultation and leadership coaching are offered to LTC leaders to support and practice change in a sustainable way. It is offered along with the Team Essentials: Leading Practices for Long-Term Care to staff and students.
A training program for PSWs and other team members to build practical skills using a person-centred approach. The provincial delivery of this program is supported by targeted funding through the PSW Education Fund.
A bilingual educational program that provides LTC educators with tools for teaching palliative and end-of-life communication skills to LTC team members. The delivery of this program is supported by targeted funding through the provincial CEoL Education Fund.
This distance program prepares post-graduate LTC workers to work interprofessionally with clients and families who require complex care within LTC homes. The program includes Team Essentials modules, a Virtual Learning Environment and a local field placement. George Brown College leads the certificate. Ryerson University and Ontario CLRI at Baycrest are collaborators.
A training program for nursing leaders (RNs and RPNs) Training modules focus on different aspects of building leadership excellence in LTC settings. Responds to the urgent need for competent and strong clinical leaders to guide LTC team members providing care at the bedside.
Team Essentials offers innovative in-person and eLearning educational to priority practice issues, based on leading practices. The modules include Preventing Acute Deterioration, Responding to Acute Emergencies and Engaging Families in Care.