Julie Darnay, Denise Marshall and Deborah Sattler provide insights as to how Compassionate Community approaches can complement Age-Friendly and Dementia-Friendly initiatives, and discuss opportunities for collective action.
Mary Woodman reviewed the various benefits to patients and the health care system by implementing HealthLinks, explored how this approach addresses unmet medical, mental health and social needs, helps patients navigate the system, and improves end of life care
Overview of the literature supporting the need for an integrated falls prevention and management strategy
Description of best practices in Ontario around falls prevention and management
Presentation of the current regional falls prevention and management initiative in South East Ontario
Presenters aimed to establish a community of practice for researchers who have an interest in health issues related to aging affiliated with Providence Care & Queen’s University.
Dr. Raymond Viola reviewed factors associated with the location of palliative care delivery for individual patients, described two southeastern Ontario initiatives to facilitate end-of-life care in the community, and outlined an ongoing study to evaluate these two initiatives.
Dr. Chris Frank discussed the specifics of the Supreme Court ruling, reviewed the College of Physicians and Surgeons guidance to physicians and explored how you and your organization may approach requests.
The aim of the event is to bring together the health sector, finanical industry, government officials, and the Ryerson community for a full day focused on personal financial security, healthy aging, and discussion on public system sustainability.