Past Events

Archive of past events.

  • External: Providing Compassionate and Appropriate Palliative Care During COVID-19

    Where: Online

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    Cost: FREE

    Compassionate and appropriate care at the end of life remains the aim, even under the conditions created by COVID-19. Representatives from the Ontario Palliative Care Network?(OPCN) will walk you through tools and resources to guide and support long-term care homes in the provision of palliative and end-of-life care for residents. Take this opportunity to learn from the presenters’ clinical expertise, hear about practical approaches currently being used in homes, and have your questions addressed.

  • External: Handling Media Requests during COVID-19

    Where: Online

    When:

    Cost: Free

    Ontario’s long-term care sector has been a media focus during COVID-19, creating an imperative for homes to respond while simultaneously meeting unprecedented operational demands. Media training coach Warren Weeks is here to help. He will discuss LTC-specific best practices for handling reporters’ requests, how to quickly craft key messages, and successfully navigate a media interview under stressful circumstances. Warren will also share clips of media coverage and approaches used by different homes across the country to understand how these lessons apply in a practical setting in the midst of the ongoing crisis. Time will be reserved for questions.

  • External: Supporting Staff Working in Nursing Homes Through These Challenging Times: An International Perspective

    Where: Online

    When:

    Cost: Free

    The Global Ageing Network and University Health Network-Toronto are excited to invite members to participate in a virtual roundtable discussion to discuss ways that organizations and agencies can assist their care workers during the coronavirus outbreak. International panel members include:  

  • External: Courageously Living Through COVID-19 Together: Residents and Families

    Where: Online

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    Cost: Free

    OARC and FCO candidly discuss this unprecedented time in our long-term care sector, acknowledging how the COVID-19 crisis has reshaped our lives; how we have risen to the challenge with grace and courage; and, how we are harnessing collaborative relationships to find solutions and support.

  • GeriMedRisk: Understanding QTc Prolongation with Antidepressants and Antipsychotics and Making an Informed Choice for Older Adults.

    Where: Online

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    Title: Quick Truth Check: Understanding QTc Prolongation with Antidepressants and Antipsychotics and Making an Informed Choice for Older Adults. Objectives:…

  • Postponed: Living with Anxiety: Care Approaches for Long-Term Care Teams

    Where: Online

    When:

    Cost: Free

    This webinar is postponed until further notice This webinar will describe how anxiety presents in later life and in the…

  • How Storytelling & Storylistening Can Enhance Resident Care

    Where: Online

    When:

    Cost: FREE

    Webinar participants will learn about the role of listening and sharing stories in enhancing client care and will develop techniques for effective storylistening and storytelling skills.

  • GeriMedRisk Rounds: An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

    Where: Online

    When:

    Cost: FREE

    Introducing the third webinar in a series of education presented by GeriMedRisk on topics in safe prescribing for older adults.…

  • Webinar: Caring for Residents with Personality Disorders in LTC

    Where: Online

    When:

    Cost: Free

    Residents living with personality disorders require unique care to ensure a high quality of life. Join Dr. David Conn, founding…

  • Webinar: Team Building Through Theatre Games & Exercises

    Where: Online

    When:

    Cost: FREE

    Webinar participants will learn about applied theatre as a way to promote meaningful learning for team members in LTC.

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