Resource Type: Webinar

CHOICE+ Webinar: New Tools and Online Education to Enhance the Mealtime Experience in LTC

Webinar Description

This webinar describes the six principles of the CHOICE+ program and introduces tools and resources that teams in long-term care can start using to make change. Two user-friendly tools are shared along with the recently launched CHOICE+ online education modules. The webinar highlights how these tools can be used to improve mealtimes in your home.

This webinar was offered by the Ontario CLRI hosted at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging and was originally delivered on May 29, 2018.

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Improving Food Quality in Long-Term Care: Best practices and new initiatives

What is this webinar about?

During this webinar, you will learn about the Making the Most of Mealtimes (M3) research study that was conducted in long-term care homes across Canada, including useful information about food and fluid intake, better practices that were observed, where we need to focus, and new initiatives from the M3 team.

The objectives of this webinar are to:

  1. Learn about research results from the Making the Most of Mealtimes national study
  2. Understand the important role of food for nutritional health and quality of life
  3. Learn best practices for planning nutrient dense menus in long-term care

This webinar was offered by the Ontario CLRI hosted at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging and was presented on March 28, 2018.


About the Presenter

Photo of Heather KellerHeather Keller, RD, PhD, FDC is the Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging at the University of Waterloo. She conducts research focused on improving the food intake and nutritional health of older adults in hospital, community and long term care residences. A special focus is persons living with dementia and their care partners and how food and mealtimes can be central to their quality of life.

Champlain BASE™ eConsult Webinar

Champlain BASE™ eConsult Expansion into Long-Term Care in Ontario

On February 6, 2018, the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) hosted this webinar which focuses primarily on the implementation of the Champlain BASE™ eConsult service in Ontario’s long-term care (LTC) homes in order to improve integration of care, patient safety, and quality of life for complex aging residents.

Presented by Dr. Clare Liddy, the webinar discusses:

  • eConsult background and origins
  • The need for specialist access in long-term care
  • What we know about the benefits of eConsult
  • The current project
  • How to become involved in the program

Background

The Champlain BASE™ eConsult service is a secure, online platform connecting primary care providers (PCP) to specialists. The Ontario CLRI are supporting the integration of the service into LTC across Ontario. A number of resources surrounding eConsult have been developed for those working in LTC, this webinar being one of them. Learn more about the Champlain BASE™ eConsult service.

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