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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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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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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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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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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Preparing to become an OHT? We can help!

The need for an authentic focus on the goals and aspirations of older people living with frailty (or at risk of frailty) is especially important as health service providers work towards a new model of service delivery as part of an Ontario Health…


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sfCare Newsletter – May 2019

Collaborating on innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum. Showcase your mobility initiatives globally! Read the May 2019 sfCare Newsletter. Subscribe to our newsletters.


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Toronto HomeShare

We are proud to be a member of the Toronto Seniors Strategy Accountability Table to advocate for community programs and services which would improve the lives of frail older adults.  We were also a member of the working group to implement one of the…


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sfCare Newsletter – April 2019

Shining a spotlight on collaborative and innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum. How do OHTs, ALC, Hallway Healthcare and sfCare connect? Read the April 2019 sfCare Newsletter. Subscribe to…


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A Quality Standard for Transitions from Hospital to Home

HQO is seeking feedback on "A Quality Standard for Transitions from Hospital to Home". The standard outlines quality care for people being discharged from hospital and continuing their care at home, and is based on the best evidence along with input…


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RGPs of Ontario Education Day – May 30, 2019

The 4th annual RGPs of Ontario education day was focused on "Optimizing the Integration of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry Services". For more information: 2019 RGPO Education Day Brochure_May30


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sfCare Newsletter – March 2019

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 delirium prevention.  Read the March 2019 sfCare Newsletter. Subscribe to our…


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