Experiential Learning for Secondary School Students in Long-Term Care


This page is a resource for long-term care (LTC) homes and secondary school educators who are interested in creating partnerships with their local LTC homes/secondary schools for experiential learning opportunities for students.

Getting started

If you are beginning the journey, make sure to read through our guidebook for LTC homes and secondary school educators. This page offers additional resources to help plan and implement various experiential learning placements.

Scroll down to view the various tools, including training videos for secondary school students who are volunteering in LTC homes.

Experiential Learning in Long-Term Care: A Guidebook for Building Partnerships Between Secondary Schools and Long-Term Care Homes

This guidebook gives you a step-by-step process for implementing experiential placements for secondary school students in LTC homes.

Next steps

Contact us at info@clri-ltc.ca if you would like a hard copy of the guidebook.

For more information about some of the career options available in LTC, visit the LTC Careers page.

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About the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

The Ontario CLRI is funded by the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Long-Term Care, and hosted at Baycrest Health Sciences, Bruyère, and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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