Until September 8th the WHO and partners are seeking open input, comments, revisions and additions on the zero-draft proposal for the Decade of Healthy Ageing through an online form. To ensure that the Decade of Healthy Ageing is a formidable force for fostering partnerships and accelerating progress, there needs to be a unified vision and plan that provide directions for governments and non-State actors to enable people to live longer and healthier lives. To share your input click here.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: To improve care for older people with frailty and support their caregivers, CFHI and the Canadian Frailty Network invite you to join the Advancing Frailty Care in the Community (AFCC) Collaborative. This initiative will help you enhance your capacity to partner with patients and family/friend caregivers to improve the identification, assessment and implementation of tailored evidence-informed interventions that address frailty in primary care.
Whether your organization already has clearly established approaches for older people with frailty or is looking to develop some for the first time, our goal is to help you deliver more improvement, for more people, that lasts. Applications are due August 21, 2019. To learn more click here.
Canada's first national dementia strategy sets out a vision for the future and identifies common principles and national objectives to help guide actions by all levels of government, non-governmental organizations, communities, families and individuals. The actions undertaken to achieve the strategy's national objectives may evolve over time, but every action will bring Canada closer to the vision of a Canada in which all people living with dementia and caregivers are valued and supported, quality of life is optimized, and dementia is prevented, well understood, and effectively treated.
On July 8th, 2019 Dr. Chris Frank reviewed the scant literature on the demographic factors common in health-care serial murderers; made the link between patient safety principles and Health Care Serial Murder (HCSM), and summarized relevant information arising from the Wettlaufer Inquiry. Watch the webinar recording here.
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 8 AM - 4 PM at the Holiday Inn Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON. This conference will be of interest to clinicians, administrators, and planners in acute care and emergency services, community services, long-term care, and Ontario Health Teams. To learn more or register click here.
Join Heather Keller, PhD, RD, Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition and Aging, on November 7th from 9am-3:30pm in Waterloo for an informative workshop on the CHOICE+ Program, and learn how to use tools and resources to be a champion for change in your home. Visit the registration page here.
Oct 23-24, 2019 at the Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre & Spa. This conference's dynamic sessions will leave you re-energized by highlighting how to leverage the strengths and leadership of home and community support. This year's conference is all about acquiring the tools you need as leaders in home care, independent living and community support to thrive in this new cooperative sector and health system enviornment. To learn more or to register click here.