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Meaningful Connections in Aging: Inclusive Communities and Emerging Technologies 8:00 am
Meaningful Connections in Aging: Inclusive Communities and Emerging Technologies @ Providence Care Hospital - Founders' Hall
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
This year’s conference will focus on loneliness, social isolation, poverty, LGBTQ2S aging issues, caregiving and new solutions in “caring at home” and related technology. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nathan Stall on the topic of social isolation and loneliness in older adults Other topics include: Providing Culturally and Clinically Competent Care for LGBT2SQ Seniors Social Isolation Among Older Adults with Vision Loss, Hearing Loss, and Dual Sensory Loss: Problems and Possibilities Housing Needs for Older Adults in Canada with a Focus on Ontario Panel on Caregiving Experiences Enabling Independence and Well-being in Aging Through Smart Sensor Solutions This conference is hosted by the Centre for Studies in Aging and Health.
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Public Forum: Normal Aging vs. Dementia – Keeping Your Brain Healthy 6:00 pm
Public Forum: Normal Aging vs. Dementia – Keeping Your Brain Healthy @ Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All Public Forums are suitable for family & friends of individuals living with dementia. Please register online or call 905-687-3914. Drop-ins are welcome. This event is hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.
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Transitions Between Hospital and Home 12:00 pm
Transitions Between Hospital and Home @ Online
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Evidence shows that communication is key for a successful transition home from the hospital – especially between health care organizations, patients and their caregivers. Join this Quality Rounds Ontario to about the latest evidence to make the transition between hospital and home easier for patients and their families from the co-chairs on the advisory committee for the quality standard on transitions between hospital and home. With an example of steps needed to achieve quality transitions, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre will then share their experience in implementing Patient Oriented Discharge Summaries (PODS) – a proven tool to help patients know how to manage at home when they leave the hospital. This webinar is hosted by Health Quality Ontario.
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Helping People With Their Legal Problems: A Workshop for Front-line and Community Workers 1:30 pm
Helping People With Their Legal Problems: A Workshop for Front-line and Community Workers @ Grimsby Public Library
Nov 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Your clients trust you to help them with problems. But how can you help when they face a legal issue? This free 3-hour workshop will: help you decide if there is a legal aspect to your client’s problem direct you to accurate and reliable sources of legal information explain the difference between legal information and legal advice help you make good referrals when your clients need legal advice The workshop is designed for a wide variety of community workers, including: social workers and counsellors employment, settlement, and housing workers healthcare professionals library staff NOTE: Please bring a charged laptop or tablet to the workshop. This workshop is hosted by Community Legal Education Ontario.
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Promoting Intersectoral Collaboration to Support Frail Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Community 12:00 pm
Promoting Intersectoral Collaboration to Support Frail Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Community @ Online
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience higher rates of frailty at earlier ages than the general population. Collaboration between home care and developmental services sectors is important to support adults with IDD who are frail in the community. In this webinar, presenters will focus on the collaboration between Reena and the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network, and share “Call to Action” resources to support individuals, families, and providers in the context of frailty and IDD. This interactive webinar will provide information on: Frailty among adults with IDD Principles and recommendations to guide action on frailty Key elements of effective intersectoral collaboration in the context of supporting adults with IDD who are frail This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Studies in Aging and Health.
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Results Based Community Collaboration: Learnings from the Urgent Service Access Team (USAT) Initiative 1:00 pm
Results Based Community Collaboration: Learnings from the Urgent Service Access Team (USAT) Initiative @ Online
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join in hearing how four organizations collaborate to support their inter-agency clients by developing coordinated care plans and care transition pathways. This has resulted in a 53% reduction in Emergency Department visits. Together the USAT (Urgent Service Action Team) Project Management Team’s goal is to support USAT collaboration in working with clients and ensuring firm connection with primary health care, mental health and addiction services, and other resources that address the Social Determinants of Health. In this session, USAT leaders will share the Team’s experience in celebration of Community Health and Wellbeing Week 2019 theme of Connected Teams, Connected People, Connected Communities. Purpose of Webinar: Engage in knowledge about lessons learned by the Canadian Mental Health Association – Niagara Branch, Community Addiction Services of Niagara, Niagara Health, and Quest Community Health Centre as they collaboratively developed and supported the Urgent Service Access Team (USAT). This webinar is hosted by Niagara Connects.
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