Designed to enhance nursing, personal support worker and allied health gerontological specialty knowledge in the early identification and care of older adults living with frailty at risk of acute deterioration.
The SOS Seniors Care Game is a serious educational game that helps healthcare providers and students to recognize, reflect and respond to subtle and acute changes in the health status of seniors.
Access the App
The SOS App is free for Ontario LTC homes – contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get started. SOS is also available for individuals on the App Store (with a small cost to cover technical fees)
SOS Reference Website
The Sensory Observation System (SOS) was created to help healthcare providers and students to recognize, reflect, and respond to subtle and acute changes in the health status of elderly residents.
Resources for Acute Conditions
The Sensory Observation System (SOS) Conditions Resource can be used to assist with learning about different acute conditions when working with residents who are experiencing a change in health status.
How SOS as a Serious Game Supports Learning
This 2 minute, 20-second video describes the game-based learning science and principles that support learning through the SOS Gamified Simulation App.
News on our Work
Update (June 1, 2018): The CABHI-funded SOS Educational App for Healthcare has been announced the winner of the prestigious 2018 Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education.