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Webinar – Putting Life Into Years: Promising Practices for Re-imagining Long-term Care
May 11, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Description: Dr. Pat Armstrong will launch this virtual speaker series by discussing promising practices to reimagine long-term care, including lessons learned through the pandemic regarding what is needed for the flourishing and dignity of residents, staff and families; how to bring joy to everyday life; and what we as citizens across ages can do to make an impact. This event is open to everyone.
Pat Armstrong is Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at York University, Canada and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Focusing on women, work and the health and social services, she has published such books as Wash, Wear and Care; Clothes and Laundry in Long-term Care; Critical to Care: The Invisible Women in Health Services; Wasting Away; The Undermining of Canadian Health Care as well as many book chapters, journal articles and reports intended for public audiences. She has been an expert witness before Tribunals and Commissions and led multiple research projects, including the 10-year “Reimagining Long-Term Residential Care: An International Study of Promising Practices” and “COVID-19, families and long-term residential care”.