COVID-19 Long Term Care Orientation for Redeployed Healthcare Workers: Webinar 4

June 9, 2020, 9:30-10:30am and 4-5pm
This series of webinars for healthcare workers being redeployed to Long Term Care homes (LTCH) to support the COVID - 19 pandemic action plan. Speakers will introduce healthcare workers to Supporting Residents with Responsive Behaviours during Personal Care. Presenters are...


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COVID-19 LTC Orientation for Redeployed Healthcare Workers: Understanding and Supporting Residents Who Wander

May 26, 2020, 9:30-10:30am and 4-5pm
This series of webinars for healthcare workers being redeployed to Long Term Care homes (LTCH) to support the COVID - 19 pandemic action plan. Speakers will introduce healthcare workers to Understanding and Supporting Residents Who Wander. Presenters are Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants:...


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COVID-19 LTC Orientation for Redeployed Healthcare Workers: Effective Communication when Supporting Residents with Dementia

May 14, 2020, 9:30-10:30am and 4-5pm
This is the second of a series of webinars for healthcare workers being redeployed to Long Term Care homes (LTCH) to support the COVID - 19 pandemic action plan. Speakers introduce healthcare workers to effective communication and interaction strategies to...


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COVID-19 LTC Orientation for Redeployed Healthcare Workers: Supporting Clients with Dementia and Responsive Behaviours

May 5, 2020, 9:30-10:30am and 4-5pm
This webinar will focus on concepts and practice of behaviour support, dementia & related responsive behaviours and quick tips on best practices in supporting people living with dementia in long term care. Presenters are Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants: Mario Tsokas, BSW,...


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Telehealth Webinar Mini-Series, Part Two: Practical Use of OTN with Frail Older Adults

March 6, 2020, 12-1pm
This webinar will focus on practical tips and considerations for those wanting to incorporate OTN/virtual care into their existing practice. Presenters: Dr. Philip Lam, Virtual Care Lead and physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre,...


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Development of a Specialized Geriatric Services Decision Making Tool

Feb 28, 2020, 12-1pm
This webinar reviewed the findings from a population-based retrospective cohort study evaluating the patterns, outcomes, and determinants of geriatric medicine services use by older home care clients in Ontario, as well as introduced a standardized decision-support tool that was developed...


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Telehealth Webinar Mini-Series, Part One: The Virtual Touch – Does it Work?

Jan 31, 2020, 12-1pm
This webinar features 5 clinicians who discussed distinct approaches to virtual care in a clinical geriatric context. Presenters: Mireille Norris, MD, FRCPC, MHSc, Sunnybrook Rita Mileykovsky, RN, Baycrest Marisa Zorzitto, MD, FRCPC, Unity Health Janny Lee, RN, Sinai Health/Unity Health...


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Sunnybrook’s ‘In Chairs 4 Meals’ Mobilization Intervention

Jan 24, 2020, 12-1pm
Learn more about the successes and lessons learned from the In Chairs 4 Meals pilot at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Sunnybrook's Senior Friendly team is currently working on spread to other areas of the hospital as part of a larger...


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InterRAI Home Care Assessments: Now that We Can Finally See Them, Here is How to Make the Most of them in Your Clinical Decision Making!

Nov 5, 2019, 12-1pm
Every Person who received LHIN funded home care and nursing home care is assessed and reassessed routinely using InterRAI Assessments. These are powerful software-based care assessment and planning tools whose results can do more than just determine eligibility for services....


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Reporting on fitness to drive in dementia in Ontario: what’s new since 2018

Oct 18, 2019, 12-1pm
In this webinar a geriatrician and a geriatric psychiatrist describe dementia-related driving risks, review recent changes to Fitness to Drive reporting policy in Ontario, and discuss how to interpret and deal with these changes in clinical practice. Presenters: Dr. Gary...


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sfCare Caregiver Education Project

Sept 19, 2019, 12-1pm
The Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario (RGPO) is co-designing educational resources with family/friend caregivers of older adults living with frailty. RGPO hosted focus groups with caregivers across Ontario to understand experiences, learning needs, and preferred method(s) of learning through a project...


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Senior Friendly Care Learning Series

July 26, 2019, 12-1pm
The Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, in partnership with the Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario, has launched a series of clinical educational modules as part of the "sfCare Learning Series". The audience for these materials is clinicians across the continuum...


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‘End PJ Paralysis’ Alberta – Say goodnight to hospital gowns, get up, get dressed, get moving

Aug 22, 2019, 12-1pm
You will be informed about the global movement of ‘End PJ Paralysis’ and its link with mobilization, dignity, and respect for older adults in hospital. Come learn how you can become a part of the movement to end PJ Paralysis,...


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An update on hypertension management in older adults

May 24, 2019, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Patrick Jung  The webinar reviews the most current guidelines on hypertension management from Hypertension Canada. It also includes an update on more recent evidence on the relationship between hypertension management and cognitive impairment risk found in the...


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A Collaborative Approach to the Prevention and Management of Delirium: The Medical Psychiatry Alliance Adult and Seniors Inpatient Delirium Project

April 26, 2019, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Jason Kerr, MD, and Mary-Lynn Peters, NP This presentation will be about a collaborative approach to the prevention and management of delirium. Speakers will discuss the Medical Psychiatry Alliance and the delirium project at Trillium Health Partners....


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Development of the Patient Experience survey items for Specialized Geriatric Services in Ontario

March 29, 2019 12-1pm
Presented by Ronaye Gilsenan, MA, Rhonda Schwartz, MA, Iris Gutmanis, PhD About This Webinar:  The Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario has developed, tested and validated an evidenced-informed core set of survey items for measuring patient experience in specialized geriatric services...


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Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology: Optimizing medical complexity and drug safety

Feb 22, 2019 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Joanne Ho, MD, FRCPC, MSc  About This Webinar:  The objectives of this webinar are four-fold: 1) Review the impact of adverse drug events among seniors. 2) Review pharmacology of aging. 3) Review initiatives to optimize drug safety. 4)...


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Urinary Incontinence: The Neglected Geriatric Syndrome

Jan 25, 2019 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Martha Spencer, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Providence Health Care, Associate Program Director, UBC Department of Medicine, Clinical Instructor, UBC About This Webinar: Dr. Spencer will discuss the approach to the diagnosis, investigation and management of urinary incontinence in...


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Comprehensive Parkinson’s Care – A new approach to an old problem – NYGH Parkinson’s program

Dec 7, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Joyce Lee and Greta Mah About This Webinar: Parkinson's disease is a neurological disease which mainly affects seniors and 90% of patients are over 60. The number of Canadians with Parkinson's disease is expected to double by...


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Toronto Central LHIN: Seniors Plan & Dementia Plan

Sept 28, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented 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 leadership to bring together the...


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