Caring for Those Living with Dementia, Stroke and Neurodegenerative Diseases during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social distancing - yes; social isolation - no. While trying to maintain a safe distance from others during this time is a good idea, we cannot forget about those who are the most vulnerable, including people living with dementia, stroke or…


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Resources relevant to Clinical Care in Geriatrics during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The following information is specific to geriatrics clinical care that is relevant to COVID-19 and our patient population. 1) MoCA by Telephone and Video - A post from the authors of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) about the use of the MOCA…


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Information about COVID-19 for older adults, caregivers and healthcare providers

This is a challenging time for everyone, as we navigate through COVID-19 together.  As always, it is important that the right care is provided, in the right place, at the right time for older adults with frailty. As a trusted leader in the care of…


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Everyone can do something about Delirium!

Delirium is a preventable medical emergency that can occur in all care settings and can lead to dire consequences, including cognitive and functional decline, and even increased risk of death. Why is it then that many healthcare providers, patients,…


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New year, new educational resources!

New resources in our sfCare Learning Series to help clinicians and PSWs care for older adults with frailty.  Learn more about these free resources, and access them here https://conta.cc/2GAVMKQ  


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Executive Director – Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario (RGPO), Provincial Geriatric Leadership Office

As the chief representative of the RGPO, the Executive Director will provide high quality, evidence-based, patient-focused, and fiscally responsible leadership to the Provincial Geriatric Leadership office (PGLO) and partners to advance the current…


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Support for Ontario Health Teams

Older adults living with frailty or at risk of frailty require a specialized, senior friendly approach to care across the healthcare continuum in order to meet their unique needs. We are pleased to offer support as a strategic partner for…


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New Resources for Caregivers

The Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario (RGPO) and six project partners from across the province have launched new educational resources for caregivers who are providing care and support for seniors living with frailty. Caregiving Strategies…


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Made-in-Ontario education modules + tools for Clinicians!

If you and your teams are looking for resources to support best practices in care for older adults living with frailty, look no further than the RGP’s new clinical learning series, which is available at no charge. Co-developed with geriatric…


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Preparing to become an OHT? We can help!

The need for an authentic focus on the goals and aspirations of older people living with frailty (or at risk of frailty) is especially important as health service providers work towards a new model of service delivery as part of an Ontario Health…


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