sfcare in Pandemic Times – Sept 2020

How do you maintain human connection through personal protective equipment and virtual visits? See our 2 top tips in our September 2020 newsletter.    


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9 NEW LANGUAGES AVAILABLE for The Delirium Prevention Poster

Delirium prevention poster now available in 15 languages! Our delirium prevention poster has gained popularity across the province, and world-wide. This print-ready infographic highlights 6 proven strategies to prevent delirium in older adults. Now…


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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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RGP sfCare COVID-19 Newsletter August 5, 2020

This week's newsletter features tools to help seniors engage in virtual care, and a series of 3 webinars for healthcare workers on COVID-19 self care strategies. Access the bulletin.  


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RGP sfCare COVID-19 Update July 23, 2020

Innovative tools for quality improvement including the Ontario Health Data Platform and the OnboardQi, which is a platform that provides organizations with toolkits for topic such as, Indigenous health and wellness, virtual care, acute respiratory…


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RGP sfCare COVID-19 Update July 8, 2020

A federal policy brief has been released where experts in the LTC working group outline recommended steps to solving the workforce crisis in nursing homes. Also included in the bulletin are practical info-graphics on nutrition needs of patients…


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RGP sfCare COVID-19 Update June 24, 2020

Updated resource on mental illness and dementia for non-clinical care providers, and new training and tools for teams in Long-Term Care. Access the bulletin.  


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RGP sfCare COVID-19 Update June 17, 2020

IPAC+ is an initiative led by the Knowledge Translation Program at St. Michael's Hospital, Unity Health Toronto. LTCFs and RHs can refer to this list of tools to assess infection prevention and control (IPAC) preparedness. Access the bulletin.…


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RGP sfCare COVID-19 Update June 12, 2020

Practical tools and information for caregivers and a COVID-19 rapid evidence access link for concise, and easy to digest summaries based on best evidence. RGP sfCare learning series available in French. Access the bulletin.  


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RGP COVID-19 Update June 3, 2020

RGP resources on how to provide senior friendly care during the pandemic, including tools to help older adults stay active. Access the bulletin.  


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RGP COVID-19 Update May 28, 2020

Learn basic concepts of managing floor patients suspected or confirmed of having COVID-19 with a Virtual Simulation Tool. View past RGP recorded training and webinar on delirium prevention, assessment and management during COVID-19. Access the…


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RGP COVID-19 Update May 21, 2020

Join the webinar on COVID-19 Long Term Care Orientation for Redeployed Healthcare Workers where PRCs will discuss strategies in supporting residents who wander. Access the bulletin.  


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RGP COVID-19 Update May 13, 2020

More practical tools and training for healthcare staff redeployed to long-term care homes (LTCH). Access the bulletin.  


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RGP COVID-19 Update May 6, 2020

This week's bulletin includes COVID-19 resources translated to French, and upcoming webinar topics including ED-based models of Teleheath for older adults . Access the bulletin.  


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RGP COVID-19 Update April 30, 2020

Services to support Long-Term Care, and upcoming webinars including a new series of RGP training presented by psychogeriatric resource consultants for orienting healthcare workers redeployed to long-term care homes (LTCH). Access the bulletin.…


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RGP COVID-19 Update April 22, 2020

Resources to support Long-Term Care for managing residents during the COVID-19 pandemic and a practical tool for care providers conducting nasal swabs. Access the bulletin.  


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RGP COVID-19 Update April 15, 2020

New resources from the RGP of Toronto including tip sheets on mobilization in older adults and guidance for supporting clients who wander. Access the bulletin.  


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RGP COVID-19 Update April 8, 2020

Updated resource on atypical presentations and optimizing care for older adults with COVID-19, cognitive tools for virtual care, and supports for LTC homes. Access the bulletin.  


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Updates on events, resources, and services

As of March 16, 2020 all our in-person conferences or educational events have either been postponed, cancelled, or converted to virtual meetings. Sign up for our webinar mailing list to learn more about virtual events, including training for health…


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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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