sfcare in Pandemic Times – November 2021

It's time to re-ignite our individual and collective commitment to sfCare! The development of the sfCare Framework has undergone scientific peer-review and is published here: Guidance for hospital and community-based health services for older…


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sfcare in Pandemic Times – October 2021

Tips on preventing harm, and upcoming education sessions. Learn more in our October 2021 newsletter.    


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sfcare in Pandemic Times – September 2021

The 5-min refresh, the solution to foggy visors, and many upcoming education sessions. Learn more in our September 2021 newsletter.    


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sfcare in Pandemic Times – June 2021

How to achieve quick wins when implementing Ontario’s Delirium Quality Standard. Learn more about this new resource in our June 2021 newsletter.    


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West Park Healthcare Centre is seeking a Geriatrician

Committed to the highest standards of care, West Park Healthcare Centre is a University of Toronto affiliated rehabilitation and complex continuing care Centre with 294 inpatient beds, and a 200 bed Long Term Care facility. The Centre provides a…


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Have you joined our Community of Practice for GTA Ontario Health Teams?

The greater Toronto area (GTA) Ontario Health Teams (OHT) Community of Practice (CoP) on Senior Friendly Care meets on a bi-monthly basis. The CoP is hosted by our talented team here at the RGP of Toronto. Representatives from OHTs in the GTA who…


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sfcare in Pandemic Times – March 2021

5 things you can do right now to improve delirium prevention in your practice or organization. Find these tips and new resources in our March 2021 newsletter.    


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New Quality Standard on Delirium from Ontario Health – Now Available!

Delirium is often a complication of respiratory illnesses, such as pneumonia, in older adults. Early studies indicate between 20% and 30% of people with COVID-19 will present with or develop delirium or mental status changes during hospitalization.……


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sfcare in Pandemic Times – Jan 2021

Are you prepared for COVID-19 vaccination conversations? The PGLO's new slide deck for clinicians has ready-to-use, evidence-based answers to common COVID-19 vaccination questions. Find this, and other new resources in our January 2021 newsletter.…


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Supporting physical activity during COVID-19 lock-downs

Our Stretch, Lift, or Tap (SLoT) program can help home-bound older adults with frailty “SLoT” more movement into their daily activities! Please help us recruit older adults to participate in this research by distributing this one-page info flyer…


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sfcare in Pandemic Times – Dec 2020

Learn how to turn a ho-hum hello into a delirium prevention, trust-building, senior friendly powerhouse in our December 2020 newsletter.    


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sfcare in Pandemic Times – Nov 2020

Finding opportunities for you and those you provide care for to move more each day in our November 2020 newsletter.    


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E-learning For Clinicians

NEW - introductory-level senior friendly care (sfCare) Learning Series for clinicians (delirium, loneliness, mobilization, nutrition, pain, polypharmacy, and urinary incontinence) in an e-learning format Each learning module includes: presentation…


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sfcare in Pandemic Times – Oct 2020

Learn how to perfect your "mask voice" in our October 2020 newsletter.    


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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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