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Delirium Awareness Poster (multi language) pdf [775.05 KB]

Intended to be displayed in a healthcare environment and designed to stimulate conversation between a patient/caregiver and healthcare providers. This poster is also available in French

Handouts
Delirium Caregiver Handout pdf [1,018.00 KB]

Includes take home messages for what caregivers should know, do, ask, or tell if an older adult is experiencing delirium. Intended to be used by clinicians, including geriatric specialists, during care conversations to support patient and caregiver engagement and patient self-management. Available in French.

Slide decks
Delirium in Dementia – Clinician Learning Series pptx [1.07 MB]

Learn about the relationship between delirium and dementia and a practical approach to assessing delirium in dementia. Case studies included!

Other
E-Learning for clinicians

The e-learning format is free, and learners can self-enroll and complete modules at their own pace. Click here to enroll in e-learning on the Canvas e-learning platform, and enter join code KYPFHJ. Returning learners can login anytime from the Canvas login page.

Slide decks
Introduction to Delirium – Clinician Learning Series pptx [989.35 KB]

Learn how to recognize delirium in a clinical setting and use a structured approach to detect and treat delirium using a case study. Co-developed with Eric Wong, MD, FRCPC.

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Introduction to Loneliness – Clinician Learning Series pptx [7.18 MB]

Learn how to detect loneliness in older adults and about strategies to limit loneliness. Co-developed with Dr. David Ryan, Ph.D. C.Psych.

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Introduction to Mobilization – Clinician Learning Series pptx [1,023.55 KB]

Learn about the mobilization recommendations for non-frail, pre-frail, and frail older adults and examples of mobilization ideas that you can recommend for your patients. Co-developed with Dr. Barbara Liu, MD, FRCPC and Dr. Paul Oh, MD FRCPC.

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Introduction to Nutrition – Clinician Learning Series pptx [2.89 MB]

Learn how to define, detect, and manage nutrition risk and malnutrition. Co-developed with Dr. Heather Keller, RD, PHD, FDC, FCAHS Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging.

Slide decks
Introduction to Pain – Clinician Learning Series pptx [5.30 MB]

Learn how to identify the physiologic changes in older adults that impact pain management and use a structured approach to detect pain and treat it. Co-developed with Dr. Paul Tumber, MD FRCPC Pain Management Consultant, UHN, Women’s College Hospital and
Wasser Pain Clinic.

Slide decks
Introduction to Polypharmacy – Clinician Learning Series pptx [1.54 MB]

Learn how to detect the factors that contribute to problematic polypharmacy. Co-developed with Lawrence Jackson, BScPhm, CTDP Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Sunnybrook Health Sciences.

Slide decks
Introduction to sfCare – Slide Deck for All Staff pptx [1.37 MB]

Click here for a recording of the presentation. This 5-minute training module provides clinical and non-clinical staff with basic information, such as what senior friendly care is, why it’s important, the needs of older adults, and what they can do to make a difference.

Slide decks
Introduction to Urinary Incontinence – Clinician Learning Series pptx [916.90 KB]

Learn how to distinguish between the types of urinary incontinence and about what interventions are available to treat urinary incontinence. Co-developed with Dr. Martha Spencer, MD, FRCPC, Providence Health Care, Clinical Instructor, University of British Columbia.

Posters
Loneliness Awareness Poster (multi language) pdf [1.18 MB]

Intended to be displayed in a healthcare environment and designed to stimulate conversation between a patient/caregiver and healthcare providers. This poster is also available in French

Posters
Mobility Awareness Poster (multi language) pdf [754.96 KB]

Intended to be displayed in a healthcare environment and designed to stimulate conversation between a patient/caregiver and healthcare providers. This poster is also available in French

Posters
Nutrition Awareness Poster (multi language) pdf [1.27 MB]

Intended to be displayed in a healthcare environment and designed to stimulate conversation between a patient/caregiver and healthcare providers. This poster is also available in French

Handouts
Nutrition Patient Handout pdf [1.05 MB]

Includes take home messages for what patients should know, ask, or tell for nutrition. Intended to be used by clinicians, including geriatric specialists, during care conversations to support patient and caregiver engagement and patient self-management. Available in French.

Posters
Pain Awareness Poster (multi language) pdf [1.09 MB]

Intended to be displayed in a healthcare environment and designed to stimulate conversation between a patient/caregiver and healthcare providers. This poster is also available in French

Handouts
Pain Patient Handout pdf [556.64 KB]

Includes take home messages for what patients should know, ask, tell, or do for pain. Intended to be used by clinicians, including geriatric specialists, during care conversations to support patient and caregiver engagement and patient self-management. Available in French.

Posters
Polypharmacy Awareness Poster (multi language) pdf [681.26 KB]

Intended to be displayed in a healthcare environment and designed to stimulate conversation between a patient/caregiver and healthcare providers. This poster is also available in French

Handouts
Polypharmacy Patient Handout pdf [942.50 KB]

Includes tips for what patients should know, ask, tell, or do for polypharmacy. Intended to be used by clinicians, including geriatric specialists, during care conversations to support patient and caregiver engagement and patient self-management. Available in French

Handouts
Prescription for Physical Activity – Patient Handout pdf [1.39 MB]

Includes a menu of 10 exercises that can be done at home. Intended to be used by clinicians, including geriatric specialists, during care conversations to support patient and caregiver engagement and patient self-management. Available in French.

Reports
Report – CGA Competencies Framework pdf [289.49 KB]

The Seniors Care Network developed this competency framework which describes detailed practice expectations of health professionals participating in the CGA. This Framework will help health professionals to adequately prepare themselves to deliver interprofessional comprehensive geriatric assessments and interventions and work effectively in a specialized geriatrics environment.

Other
Senior Friendly 7 Complete Toolkit pdf [7.03 MB]

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. SF7 focuses on: cognition (particularly delirium), mobility, social engagement, continence, pain, nutrition, and polypharmacy. It is available by individual topic, or bundled together (this document).

Other
sfCare Framework pdf [392.74 KB]

This printable 3 PG document includes the goal of the sfCare Framework, 7 guiding principles, 5 domains, and 31 statements. Print on 8.5 x 11 paper.

Available in French

Other
sfCare OHT Policy Brief pdf [618.08 KB]

Addressing the unique needs of older adults through specifically tailored approaches across an Ontario Health Team (OHT) is key to improving health outcomes. Our policy brief offers guidance on 8 important steps for OHTs to take now.

Handouts
Social Prescription – Patient Handout pdf [1.14 MB]

Prescription template for activity inside and outside the home. Intended to be used by clinicians, including geriatric specialists, during care conversations to support patient self-management. Available in French

Other
The sfCare Getting Started Toolkit pdf [1.38 MB]

The Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) Getting Started Toolkit is a companion resource to the sfCare Framework. It helps your healthcare organization assess where they are on their sfCare journey, and provides practical resources for implementing real change. The toolkit comprises: a self-assessment tool, implementation resources, and training modules for executives and staff.

Slide decks
Urinary Incontinence & Medications – Clinician Learning Series pptx [780.74 KB]

Learn how to apply knowledge of bladder physiology to classify and identify medications that contribute to incontinence and pharmacological treatments used for urinary incontinence.

Posters
Urinary Incontinence Awareness Poster (multi language) pdf [1.44 MB]

Intended to be displayed in a healthcare environment and designed to stimulate conversation between a patient/caregiver and healthcare providers. This poster is also available in French

Handouts
Urinary Incontinence Patient Handout pdf [1.19 MB]

Includes tips for what patients should know, ask, or do for urinary incontinence. Intended to be used by clinicians, including geriatric specialists, during care conversations to support patient and caregiver engagement and patient self-management. Available in French.

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For older adults and their family and caregivers who are looking for information about community services and programs including health and wellness, estate and advanced care planning, housing, finances, and transportation, we recommend the Ontario Government’s website Information for Seniors.