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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Resources relevant to Clinical Care in Geriatrics during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The following information is specific to geriatrics clinical care that is relevant to COVID-19 and our patient population. 1) MoCA by Telephone and Video - A post from the authors of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) about the use of the MOCA…


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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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New year, new educational resources!

New resources in our sfCare Learning Series to help clinicians and PSWs care for older adults with frailty. Learn more about these free resources.  


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sfCare Newsletter – December 2019

Are you accidentally ageist? Find out, in our December sfCare Newsletter.


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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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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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