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Healthy Food Strategies – Reshaping our institutional food environments

September 17, 2015 13:00

Eating the right foods every day isn’t always easy – but hospitals in the Champlain region of Eastern Ontario are working together to change that. The Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals initiative is about creating supportive, healthy eating environments in local hospitals. To date, 15 hospitals have committed to reducing the unhealthy food and beverage choices – and increasing the healthy ones – in their cafeterias, vending machines, and volunteer and franchise operations.

LGBTQ Training: Reducing Stigma to Increase Accessibility and Improve Quality of Care in Waterloo Wellington

March 06, 2015 09:00
Stonehenge Therapeutic Community

ndividuals should register for this training if they are direct care providers in the Waterloo-Wellington LHIN. This all day session includes: Bisexuality and Bisexual Health Needs LGBTQ Seniors and Health Needs LGBTQ Newcomers

Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course

May 26, 2015 09:00
Ottawa, ON or online

Providing an overview of the fundamentals of patient safety, the Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course equips healthcare professionals and leaders with the information, tools, and techniques to build a strong patient safety culture within their organizations.

Who does this course target? Healthcare professionals and leaders who have patient safety as part of their portfolio, including patient safety officers, clinical managers, nurses, physicians, and educators, are encouraged to participate.

OPSWA 2nd Annual PSW Conference

April 25, 2015 08:00
Cambridge, ON

The Ontario Personal Support Worker Association is proud at announce our 2nd Annual PSW Conference! This event will be a day full of Great speakers, Great food, Networking opportunities, Employment opportunities and excellent company! Come join us as we celebrate YOU the Personal Support Workers of Ontario! PSW Appreciation night to be held April 25th from 6-12pm at the Hotel lounge!

The Forgotten Infection Webinar

December 02, 2014 15:00

During this one-hour educational session, you will learn from a team of experts:

What Legionnaires’ disease means in terms of public health and awareness How federal guidance has lacked consistency and clarity, resulting in a confused regulatory framework around this problem at the state and local level What happens in an outbreak, including what public and private resources are needed What remediation solutions, both emergency and long-term, have evidence-based outcomes What the ASHRAE 188 Standard means for state and county governments, including public hospitals

Exploring Accreditation Canada: Information webinar

November 06, 2014 11:00

Want to show your clients and their families that you're committed to quality? Are you struggling to implement your quality improvement plan? Accreditation Canada can help!

Attend a free webinar about our accreditation program for community and long-term care service providers.

You will hear from an organization involved in our program and learn about:

How accreditation can benefit your organization Our programs and resources Program costs For more information contact Nancy Viljean at 1-800-814-7769 x 317 or nancy.viljean@accreditation.ca.

Long-Term Care: A Safe and Secure Environment

November 26, 2014 09:00
Hyatt Regency, Toronto

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Learn how to implement person-centered care
  • Discuss effective strategies to improve resident's quality of life
  • Hear from current long-term residents
  • Explore the role of employees, friends, family, and volunteers
  • Understand all of the elements of building security
  • Be proactive in elder abuse mitigation

2015 WINTER ADMINISTRATOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

February 22, 2015 09:00
Novotel Hotel 3 Park Home Ave. North York, ON M2N 6L3

February 22-27, 2015 The OANHSS Administrator Leadership Program offers a six-day intensive learning opportunity focused on the core competencies for long term care home administrators. This program meets the requirement for administrators of 100 hours of instruction time in long term care home administration/management under the Long Term Care Homes Act, 2007*.

Cross Sector U-First! Workshop

September 30, 2014 08:30
Barrie, ON

This 6-hour workshop will train care providers in U-First!, a proven and effective approach to working with clients with dementia. This unique cross-sector U-First! session will provide you an opportunity to network and share resources with people working in different sectors including Developmental Services, Community Care, Seniors Services and Long Term Care.

Transforming Health Care: Three Big Ideas.

September 30, 2014 17:00
Halifax, NS

Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 30, to hear this health care leader's ideas on how we can improve our health care system for every Canadian.

Dr. Martin is the first speaker in a series of planned public forums titled Now or Never: Innovation in Health Care. Her address will be followed by a panel discussion and an opportunity for questions and answers from the audience.