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Empowering Residents and Secondary School Students Through Experiential Learning in LTC Homes

  • Resource Type: Webinar
  • Posted On: June 28, 2019
  • Audience(s): Families and care partners, Leaders and managers, Staff / team members, Students

Partnerships between long-term care (LTC) homes and secondary schools create opportunities to reduce negative perceptions and improve well-being through positive experiences. Experiential Learning in Long-Term Care: A Guidebook for Building Partnerships Between Secondary Schools and Long-Term Care Homes guides LTC homes and secondary schools through the process of building partnerships and implementing placement opportunities for students. These opportunities help build capacity within homes, and support a recruitment strategy for the future LTC workforce by generating interest in LTC careers. This webinar is offered by the Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils (OARC) in collaboration with the Ontario CLRI at the RIA.

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By watching this webinar, you will:

  • Understand the benefits of experiential learning placements in LTC for secondary school students, residents and team members.
  • Learn how to use the guidebook and online resources to build effective partnerships.
  • Leave with practical strategies and resources to start or enhance your experiential learning partnership.

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