SHKN Communities of Practice

Community of Practice (CoP) is a group of practitioners, caregivers, policymakers, researchers, healthcare administrators, educators and leaders who come together to exchange information on a topic related to seniors health. Community groups are commited to supporting and learn from one another to develop new knowledge and applied practice.


In the past, the number of seniors with a developmental disability has been relatively small. As life spans increase, planning and partnerships across the continuum of care become essential to build new knowledge and strengthen system capacity. Seniors with a developmental disability need — and have the right to — services and supports.