NEW sfCare Resource – The SF7 Toolkit

The SF7 Toolkit supports clinical best practices for healthcare providers across the sectors of care and includes self-management tools for older adults and their caregivers. The toolkit provides a common practice framework that complements the…


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sfCare Newsletter – Oct 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 dementia podcasts, a webinar on home and community care experience surveys, new tools…


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Webinar – Sept 28, 2018, 12-1pm

Toronto Central LHIN: Seniors Plan & Dementia Plan, by Dr. Samir Sinha About This Webinar: Dr. Samir Sinha has been selected by the TC LHIN to fill the newly created role of Seniors Lead. This role was created to provide some collaborative…


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2018 Geriatrics Networking Day and Annual General Meeting

We invite you to attend our 2018 Geriatrics Networking Day and Annual General Meeting on November 29, 2018. This year the Rory Fisher Lecture keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Arno K. Kumagai. The address is titled "Story Telling, Dialogue,…


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2018 GEM Conference

The 14th Annual Geriatric Emergency Management (GEM) Conference, took place on October 10, 2018. This year's theme was “Specialized Geriatric Nursing Services and Senior Friendly Care: catching up, keeping up, and leading the way in a changing era”.…


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sfCare Newsletter – Aug 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 new sfCare resource; a free training program for primary care; a webinar on alcohol…


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Webinar – Sept 14, 2018, 12-1pm

Introduction to the Senior Alcohol Misuse Indicator (SAMI) Tool, by Dr. Bonnie Purcell, Ph.d., C. Psych. About This Webinar: Alcohol-related problems are an often unrecognized challenge in working with older adults. Even without increasing their…


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Project ECHO Care of the Elderly – free educational program for primary care

Baycrest Health Sciences, in partnership with North East Specialized Geriatric Centre, is launching the second cycle of “Project ECHO Care of the Elderly” (ECHO COE), a telehealth program that aims to help primary care providers build capacity in…


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Webinar – July 11, 2018, 12-1pm

Clinical Screening in the Geriatric Population, by Dr. Katherine Krause (PGY5) and Dr. Mauli Mehta (PGY5), Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto Learning Objectives 1)      To provide an understanding of the differences between screening and…


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Senior Friendly Hospitals featured in Longwoods

Using an Evidence-Informed Framework and a Self-Assessment Tool to Drive Priority Setting and Action toward Senior-Friendly Care Since 2011, Ontario hospitals have been engaged in the Senior Friendly Hospital (SFH) Strategy led by the Regional…


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NEW – sfCare Getting Started Toolkit

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) Getting Started Toolkit. The Toolkit is a companion resource to the sfCare Framework. The sfCare Framework provides a foundation for achieving the best possible outcomes for…


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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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Toronto Seniors Strategy 2.0

The City of Toronto Council approved the Toronto Seniors Strategy 2.0 in May 2018. 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…


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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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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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