A number of clinical resources and continuing education products have been developed targeted to specific care sectors and are readily accessible and used by clinicians, educators and planners. We continue to provide leadership in facilitating implementation of evidence-informed quality improvement strategies across Southeastern Ontario and beyond.
We actively seek to expand our influence and relevance by continuing to actively partner with provincial networks through groups such as the Senior Health Knowledge Network, Ontario Research Coalition, Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange and the RGPs of Ontario Network.
The module will explore the concept of frailty: a condition of reduced function and health in older individuals that increases the odds of developing multiple medical conditions and affects an individual’s ability to perform activities in their daily lives. This module will provide certified Continued Medical Education (CME) credits.
This interactive eLearning course will show you how person-centered language can have a positive impact on communication and care, and help to reduce stigma and discrimination.
This information sheet from the University of Toronto and the University of Calgary includes information on atypical presentation of COVID-19 in frail older adults, how to optimize care for older adults suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and considerations for older adults presenting with delirium.
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On Feb. 14, 2019 internationally known researcher on aging, Dr. Paula Rochon gave an inperson / webinar presentation describing her inspirations, the path she took and why she would do it again.
On March 4th, 2019 Dr. John Puxty provided this in-person/webinar presentation targeted towards the practicing clinician with a focus on assisting them in appreciating the importance of recognizing frailty in older adults, identifying practical methods for flagging and assessing frailty and its commonly associated contributing factors and improving awareness about evidence-based strategies to reduce and manage frailty.
On March 7th, 2019 Dr. Matt Tobin provided this in-person presentation where he provided an overview of sleep architecture, definitions of insomnia, taking a sleep history, tools for assessment as well as pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of insomnia....
Behaviour is responsive. It occurs in response to stimuli from physical, social and/or emotional environments. In particular, those who are diagnosed with dementia are particularly sensitive to their environment and associated behavioural responses are triggered by...