The Art of the Possible was an conference held in the Ottawa region on creating and sustaining transformation (culture change) in long-term care. As discussions around transforming LTC reverberates across the province and the country, this event is a great example of a regional approach to supporting care homes along their transformation journey: a collaboration between the Champlain Dementia Network, Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program, and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, with Ontario CLRI.
The two day event included various speakers, a day of focus groups and closed off with remarks from the Minister of Long-Term Care. Although the event was focused on the Champlain region (Ottawa area), the event was a collaboration of regional, provincial and national organizations.
The following slide decks are from day one of The Art of the Possible (November 12, 2019).
Dr. Susan Braedley – presentation of the research of culture change in Canada.
Jennifer Hartwick – presentation on Schlegel Villages’ journey through culture change.
St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa – Photos from transformations in St. Patrick’s home.
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