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Asset Mapping of Specialized Geriatric Services (SGS) in Ontario – Report pdf [6.05 MB]

A map of the various programs, services and human resources that are delivering specialty health care services to older people living with complex health concerns (i.e. frailty) across Ontario. Produced by Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario.

Handouts

Practical Pearls from OHTs – Community of Practice Meeting – June 2021 pdf [587.89 KB]

Practical pearls from the wisdom in the room! June 2021 meeting highlights include: implementing case management as a team function, the importance of strategically selecting the location of your integrated care teams, and a link to the 13 elements of integrated care for seniors.

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.

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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.

Other

SGS position statement – The need for expert clinical care of older people living with complex health conditions pdf [212.95 KB]

Core minimum services required for Ontario Health Teams to ensure adequate care for older adults.

Handouts

Strategies for Success – Community of Practice Meeting – February 2021 pdf [289.03 KB]

This handout includes practical strategies from two OHTs that have successfully implemented intensive care at home models and some key pointers from the science of implementation.

Handouts

Strategies for Success – OHT Implementation Template docx [99.78 KB]

A planning tool designed to help OHTs reflect on the implementation plan for your care model. Based on an adapted version of the consolidated framework for implementation research (CFIR).

Other

Support for OHTs in the self-assessment stage pdf [330.80 KB]

A list of evidence-based resources help OHTs meet the requirements in the OHT Self-Assessment – designed for OHTs planning to optimize the care of older adults living with or at risk of frailty.

Other

Updated Support for OHTs in the full application stage pdf [709.35 KB]

A list of evidence-based resources help OHTs meet the requirements in the OHT Full Application – designed for OHTs planning to optimize the care of older adults living with or at risk of frailty.

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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.