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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Director, Specialized Geriatric Services – Parkwood Institute Main, London, ON

This important role provides strategic leadership regionally and provincially through the Southwest Frail Senior Strategy and the Southwestern Ontario Regional Geriatrics Program (RGP). As the Director of SGS, you have accountability for geriatric…


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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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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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Event – Collaborative Approaches to Enhance Quality of Palliative Care in LTC – POSTPONED

Given the rapidly evolving pandemic, and steps required to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Collaborative Approaches to Enhance Quality of Palliative Care in Long-Term Care event originally scheduled for April 30, has been postponed until Fall…


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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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