For Ontario LTC homes that want to build their team’s competencies and capacity in interprofessional palliative care. An eight-hour virtual training program to help your team build confidence in communicating about and strengthening resident-centred palliative care.
The All-In Palliative Care: The Team Approach to LTC training program is a revamped and renamed version of the Communication at End-of-Life (CEoL) training program. This training is still made possible through the CEoL Education Fund, which provides tuition and backfill funding for interprofessional team members to participate in the virtual delivery of this program.
This training will take place during February and March 2022.
- Virtual training through video conferencing platform (8-hour session with breaks)
- eLearning prerequisite series (1 hour)
- Interactive, scenario-based training
- Accessibility compliant
- One application from each Ontario LTC home
- The application must be completed by the Administrator
- Administrators must read the All-In Palliative Care Information Package before submitting an application
- Attendance by 5-10 interprofessional team members
- A laptop/computer/tablet connected to Wifi, audio and webcam for each team member (team members cannot attend together using one screen)
- Boost interprofessional care delivery
- Improve team-wide communication
- Build resilience
- Explore cultural humility
- Tuition for 5-10 participating team members
- 10 hours of backfill wage support for 5-10 participating team members
We strongly encourage homes to enroll a diverse set of interprofessional team members in this training. Homes are encouraged to consider diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, gender identity, age, etc., but also in roles, shifts, and levels of influence in the home.
If there is enough interest, we may also be able to offer this training in French. There is a place on the application form to indicate that your team would like to receive this training in French.
If you have any questions, contact a member of the Ontario CLRI at Bruyère team at email@example.com or 613-562-6262, Ext. 1985.
The Ontario CLRI at Bruyère has collaborated with the University of Ottawa Teaching and Learning Support Service to adapt the All-In Palliative Care: The Team Approach to LTC training program to a virtual setting and update it to meet the needs of interprofessional teams in LTC homes.
We would like to thank the following interprofessional team members who contributed to updating this training program:
- Breanne Drury, RD, BSc, MHSEd, Registered Dietitian, Seasons Care Dietitian Network
- Tara Cohen, Program Manager, Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program
- Ruth Richardson, RN, Palliative Nurse Educator, Algonquin College
- Adriana Rengifo, MA, Registered Psychotherapist, CRPO, Clinical Chaplain, Bruyère Continuing Care
- Sheila McKinnon-Ok, PhD, MSW, RSW, Instructor and Course Designer, Durham College and School of Social Work Instructor, Dalhousie University
- Miranda Burgess, RPN, Perley Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre
- Mandi McKay, Resident and Family Support Worker, Niagara Region
- Rebekah Hackbusch, MA, Coordinator, Spiritual Care at Bruyère
The original content of this training program was developed in partnership with Algonquin College.
This work is supported in part with funding from the Government of Ontario through the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) hosted at Bruyère. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of the Province.