The rapid rise and severity of COVID-19 cases in long-term care (LTC) has led to the urgent redeployment of health professionals to LTC environments. The Ontario COVID-19 Education Task Force (powered by Michener Institute of Education at UHN), in partnership with the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) and the Baycrest Centre for Education, developed an LTC section on covidcarelearning.ca, an online learning management system to support upskilling for health-care workers being redeployed for COVID-19 care.
Please share this resource with incoming team members who are new to the LTC environment. These materials facilitate redeployment to a team-based model of care quickly and safely in LTC homes, and support team members to bridge their knowledge from current practice to the requirements to care for COVID-19 and other residents.
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 session focuses on building resiliency in LTC team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are unprecedented times that put extra pressure on LTC homes and team members. These recorded sessions will help those working in LTC build resiliency and strengthen their LTC teams.
Watch the Recordings
Homewood Health has partnered with the Ontario CLRI at RIA to provide free access to their online resources to Ontario long-term care home leaders and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
These online tools include a self-directed cognitive behavioural therapy program for anxiety and depression, a health and wellness library, helpful articles, 20+ e-courses for stress and anxiety, and other resources to support the health and well-being of those who work in long-term care.
Homeweb is an innovative online platform that offers members access to personalized health and wellness tools, resources and support — anywhere, anytime.
Create Your Account
You will need to create an account the first time you visit the website:
- Enter in the information required and click ‘Next Step’. You will use the e-mail address and password you choose for subsequent logins to Homeweb.ca
- Type in ‘CLRI’ as your association and click ‘Find it’
- A list of possible organizations will appear in blue text. Select Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care
- Choose your role from the options shown on the screen
- Complete the registration by clicking ‘Sign in’
When logging into your account on subsequent visits, your association (Ontario CLRI) will be filled in automatically.
Create Your Account
The above link will open a new tab and take you to homeweb.ca
To see other resources the Ontario CLRI is offering, visit our COVID-19 resource page.
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