sfCare Newsletter – December 2019

Are you accidentally ageist? Find out, in our December sfCare Newsletter.


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sfCare Newsletter – November 2019

Will you help an older adult move more today? Tips and tools to help you, like the new MOVE poster, in our November sfCare Newsletter.


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Webinar – Jan 24, 2020, 12-1pm

Sunnybrook's 'In Chairs 4 Meals' Mobilization Intervention Learn more about the successes and lessons learned from the In Chairs 4 Meals pilot at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Sunnybrook's Senior Friendly team is currently working on spread to…


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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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Webinar – Nov 5, 2019, 12-1pm

InterRAI Home Care Assessments: Now that We Can Finally See Them, Here is How to Make the Most of them in Your Clinical Decision Making! Every Person who received LHIN funded home care and nursing home care is assessed and reassessed routinely using…


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sfCare Newsletter – October 2019

November is "Fall Prevention Month" in Canada; maybe its time to rename it "Mobility Matters Month"! Our October Senior Friendly Care Newsletter provides helpful tips on promoting mobilization across healthcare sectors.


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New research to promote movement in older adults in the community

We are pleased to announce that we are the recipients of a grant from the Canadian Frailty Network to create an evidence-based mobilization program for older adults who are unable to easily leave the home. This initiative builds on the success of…


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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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sfCare Newsletter – September 2019

Quality improvement doesn't get easier than this.... check out our September sfCare Newsletter.


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Our 2019 Annual Report

We are pleased to share our 2019 Annual Report with you. This report showcases two strategic priorities: transforming specialized geriatric services, and fostering excellence through senior friendly care. In synergy, these two pillars offer…


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Webinar – Oct 18, 2019, 12-1pm

Reporting on fitness to drive in dementia in Ontario: what's new since 2018 In this webinar a geriatrician and a geriatric psychiatrist describe dementia-related driving risks, review recent changes to Fitness to Drive reporting policy in Ontario,…


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Webinar – Sept 19, 2019, 12-1pm

sfCare Caregiver Education Project The Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario (RGPO) is co-designing educational resources with family/friend caregivers of older adults living with frailty. RGPO hosted focus groups with caregivers across Ontario to…


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sfCare Newsletter – August 2019

Focus on what you can control - small but significant ways you can influence the improvement climate in your team or unit. Available in our August sfCare Newsletter.


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GEM Conference – October 10, 2019

This year's theme for the 15th annual Geriatric Emergency Medicine Conference was "Frailty in the Emergency Department: Hidden Challenges and Innovations" About: Our Keynote speaker will be Dr. Michael J Bullard, M.D., CCFP(EM), ABEM, FRCPC,…


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Webinar – July 26, 2019, 12-1pm

Senior Friendly Care Learning Series The Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, in partnership with the Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario, has launched a series of clinical educational modules as part of the "sfCare Learning Series". The…


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Webinar – Aug 22, 2019, 12-1pm

‘End PJ Paralysis’ Alberta - Say goodnight to hospital gowns, get up, get dressed, get moving You will be informed about the global movement of ‘End PJ Paralysis’ and its link with mobilization, dignity, and respect for older adults in hospital.…


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Toronto HomeShare Information Sessions

We are proud to be a member of the Toronto Seniors Strategy Accountability Table, and support initiatives such as the the Toronto HomeShare Program.  Toronto HomeShare is a City of Toronto program matching older adults aged 55+ with a spare room in…


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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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Canada’s First Dementia Strategy!

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada's Minister of Health, announced the release of Canada's first dementia strategy - A Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We Aspire.  The announcement also included funding for Phase Two of Canada's…


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sfCare Newsletter – June 2019

Have your seen the NEW SENIOR FRIENDLY CARE POSTER? It's a great way to show that you organization cares about senior care! Available in our June sfCare Newsletter


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