This is Long Term Care seeks to profile new and emerging research, innovation and quality initiatives in a unique forum designed for learning, networking and information sharing. It provides an unparalleled opportunity for Association members, stakeholders and long-term care sector representatives to hear about existing best practice programs, tools, resources, policies and procedures which can be implemented across the sector to address quality of care. The audience includes approximately 400 long-term care frontline staff, owners and operators, family caregivers, policymakers, researchers, students, and aging care leaders. The conference is being held at the Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto. For more information, please visit the conference website.

This document speaks to the need to build equality into home care and includes recommendations for policy makers.

June 28, 2017 12:00 – 1:00pm ESTTerry Montague  and Lesli Martin will be presenting about about the results of the 2016 Health Care In Canada survey.  They will explore how the survey can benefit organization’s decision-making process and share insights into predictions for future innovations and improvements.  Register here.

Toronto, Canada from June 20-21, 2017.  This years conference theme is "Expanding Implementation Perspectives: Engaging Systems”. The conference provides an opportunity to learn, share, network and socialize with others who are passionate about implementation science, practice, and policy. Register here.

June 13, 2017 from 12-1pm EST join host Kaye Phillips for this interactive on-call session presented by the CARES project team members from Fraser Health & the Nova Scotia Helath Authority.  Register here

May 31, 2017 from 12-1pm EST join this interactive on-call session where Jennifer Verma will present the results of preliminary case studies profiling population health-based initiatives for inner city populations.  Register here.

April 12, 2017 from 12-1pm EST join host Carol Fancott and speaker, Dr. G. Ross Baker for this interactive on-call webinar to introduce a framework for engagement-capable enviornments and share the results of successful patient engagement case studies. Register here.

Real, meaningful societal impact is attainable once we understand how to work together and collaborate in new and transformational ways.  On March 29th from 1-2pm EST Tynesia Boyea-Robinson and Lisa Attygalle will discuss innovative and collaborative approaches to large-scale social change.

Highlights of this issue include the featured topic of Quality Improvement, updates regarding Age-Friendly Communities, Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent Education, Regional Integrated Fall Prevention and Management Strategy and a listing of upcoming events.  Sign up to receive Linkages directly here.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to quality improvement.  There are a number of general resources to assist in planning, implementation and evaluation. Educational and topic or sector specific resources are also included. 4 pages.

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