Applications for PREP LTC funding for 2021-22 placements closed on March 31. Applications will re-open in the summer for funding for 2022-23 student placements.
Applications will open in the summer of 2022 for LTC homes to receive funding for preceptors’ time supporting any PSW, RN, RPN, and IEN students (from any institution) hosted from April 1, 2022, to March 31, 2023.
As our communities adapt to COVID-19 so do the guidelines and best practices for long-term care homes. Some of the references in this resource related to COVID-19 and LTC home guidelines may no longer be applicable. Please consult the Government of Ontario’s Directive #3 for the most up to date information.
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.
Is your home looking for volunteer, co-op students and interns? This page has the information you need to build partnerships with local high schools for experiential learning placements.
Are you looking for experiential learning opportunities for students? This page shares the information you need to help you get started.