sfCare Newsletter – June 2018

Shining a spotlight on collaborative and innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum. This month we celebrate older adults during the 34th Seniors Month in Ontario. We highlight the soon to launch…


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Webinar – June 27, 2018, 12-1pm

Senior Friendly Care - How to get started, no matter where you're starting from, by Dr. Barbara Liu, M.D., FRCP(C), FRCP(Edin) and Wendy Zeh, RN The Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) Framework provides a foundation for achieving the best possible…


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Full Time GEM Nurse Position – Humber River Hospital

The Geriatric Emergency Management Specialist (GEMS) functions in the role of expert clinician, educator, researcher and consultant. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team in the Emergency Department, the GEMS monitor the clinical care and…


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Happy Seniors Month

June 2018 marks the 34th annual Seniors’ Month in Ontario. The Ministry of Seniors Affairs has announced this year’s theme: "Now's the time to start something new," which highlights how aging does not prevent any of us from leading fulfilling lives.…


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Coming soon – sfCare Implementation Tools!

In order to assist organizations in effectively applying the Senior Friendly Care (sfCare Framework) as a holistic template for quality improvement and practice change, we are developing the following resources: sfCare Getting Started Toolkit -…


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Toronto Seniors Strategy 2.0 Approved

The City of Toronto Council approved the Toronto Seniors Strategy 2.0. We are proud to be on the Toronto Seniors Strategy Accountability Table to advocate for community programs and services which would improve the lives of frail older adults. Read…


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sfCare Newsletter – May 2018

Shining a spotlight on collaborative and innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum. This month we highlight the agenda and final week of registration for the sfCare Intersectoral Conference on…


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Choosing Wisely Canada releases new nursing gerontology list

Choosing Wisely has published a new list which includes 6 areas that nurses and older adults should question in relation to their care. "Six Things Nurses and Patients Should Question" was jointly developed by The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)…


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sfCare Newsletter – March 2018

Shining a spotlight on collaborative and innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum. This month we highlight what's coming up for sfCare, open registration for the sfCare Intersectoral Conference…


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World Delirium Awareness Day

The second annual Social Media World Delirium Awareness Day will take place on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 (#WDAD2018, #deliriumeh). This year's theme is Delirium Prevention. We are pleased to be on iDelirium's Canadian Planning Committee (co‐chaired…


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Webinar – March 13, 2018, 12-1pm

Delirium Screening in Clinical Practice – Mind the Gap! by Dr. Niamh O’Regan, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinician Researcher in Western University, London, Ontario. In this presentation, we will discuss why delirium screening is important, as well…


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sfCare Newsletter – Feb 2018

Shining a spotlight on collaborative and innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum. This month we highlight our upcoming sfCare intersectoral conference (May 24), 3 great webinars (Feb 22, Feb…


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Webinar – Feb 27, 2018, 12-1pm

Geriatric Care at the Intersection of Medicine and Architecture, by Dr. Diana Anderson, MD, M. Arch, Healthcare Architect Healthcare design's recent revolution towards improved patient well-being and care delivery has remained similar for several…


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Webinar – Feb 22, 2018, 12-1 pm

The Evolution of Person-Centred Language with Responsive Behaviours, by Deborah Brown, Nurse Practitioner, Senior Friendly Care Strategy and Mary-Lynn Peters, Clinical Manager, Professional Practice For patients experiencing neurological or…


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sfCare Newsletter – Jan 2018

Shining a spotlight on collaborative and innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum. This month we highlight a global movement for delirium awareness, a webinar on using physical design to…


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sfCare Newsletter – Dec 2017

Shining a spotlight on collaborative and innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum. In this issue we highlight easily accessible nutrition resources, 4 words that older adults and their…


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sfCare – How to get involved

We launched the sfCare Framework in Oct 2017, and are now working on resources to support the framework’s implementation. If you are interested in joining a working group to support the next phases of the Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) Strategy,…


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