Co-developed with geriatric clinical experts from Ontario, on behalf of the Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario, the sfCare Learning Series comprises introductory educational modules for clinicians, along with supporting posters and patient handouts on 7 key clinical topics: delirium, mobility, polypharmacy, pain, loneliness, nutrition, and urinary incontinence.
How can these modules and tools benefit clinicians, geriatric specialists, and healthcare organizations?
Clinicians and geriatric specialists can use the posters and patient handouts as tools to support patient and caregiver engagement and patient self-management.
Organizations can use the education modules to implement a new clinical training program or replace or refresh their current clinical training program.
Clinicians in any sector who would like to learn more about providing excellent care for frail older adults can use the education modules for self-study.
A learning series is currently under development for caregivers as well as personal support workers. We will also be creating more advanced modules for clinicians.
Oct 7-8th 2019, 8:00AM-4:00PM EST. This series will include formal didactic sessions on dementia, delirium, depression, mobility, falls, capacity and living with risk. Afternoons will include integrated case-based sessions ocused on the formal didactic session topics with additional discussions on elder abuse, pain, nutrition and driving. For more information and registration click here.
Fri. March 29, 2019 from 11:50AM to 1:05PM EST. Join Dr. Susan Whiting from the University of Saskatchewan for this Beyond the Break webinar presenation discussing the new Canada Food Guide and questions regarding vitamin D and calcium. Register here.
Highlights of this issue include a reading list on "Nutrition & Eating Disorders in Later Life” updates from AGE-WELL, Baycrest, Behavioural Supports Ontario, Brainxchange, Bruyere, Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, Institute for Life Course & Aging, Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy and Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, SE Research Centre and Trent Centre for Aging & Society.
Information about funding opportunities and calls for abstracts from AGE-WELL, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, Canadian Association on Gerontology and Canadian Frailty Network are included.A number of upcoming events and educational opportunities are listed. Sign up to receive Linkages directly here.