Baycrest, in partnership with North East Specialized Geriatric Centre, is recruiting for the Fall 2019 program of "Project ECHO Care of the Elderly Long-Term Care (ECHO COE LTC), a telehealth education program that aims to help primary care providers build capacity in the care of older adults through weekly 60-minute videoconference sessions. The sessions will run weekly from September 10 - December 3, 2019 on Tuesdays from 11am -12pm with the exception of October 1st, 2019. See the pdf flyers for more information. To apply please fill out the form at https://redcap.baycrest.org/redcap/surveys/?s=L9RNFHR3WD

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources on health issues related to season or climate. Resources on depression, insomnia, dry skin, environmental pollution, climate change, temperature and influenza are included. 3 pages. 

This article discusses the importance of identifying dry skin early, determining causes, removing triggers, using emollients, managing dry, itchy skin and skin tears.

Jolene Heil, RN, ET, MCIScWH, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Wound Care at Providence Care presented Wound Management in Long-Term Care to health care professionals in South East Ontario on June 14, 2016.  A copy of the pdf flyer and presentation are available below.

In this issue, you will find we have updated our format to include more information about our partnerships. June's featured topic is Skin Integrity. We have recently added a number of new resources to sagelink.ca.    

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