Archive for October, 2014

Preventing and Addressing Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults: Person-Centred, Collaborative, System-Wide Approaches

Posted on: October 22nd, 2014 by Chloe Hamilton

RNAO will be hosting a national webinar on Monday, October 27th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST
This webinar is designed for nurses, other health-care providers, educators and leaders interested in learning about RNAO’s newest best practice guideline (BPG): Preventing and Addressing Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults: Person-Centred, Collaborative, System-Wide Approaches

Join the co-leads of the expert panel, Dr. Elizabeth Podnieks and Dr. Samir Sinha, and RNAO leaders for a dynamic presentation that outlines the importance of this topic and key best practice recommendations.

Learning Objectives
The objectives of the session are to:
• describe the impact of abuse and neglect on individuals and society,
• acknowledge the importance of collaborating to address this complex problem,
• identify key recommendations applicable to your work setting, and
• identify RNAO resources and strategies that you/your organization can use to adopt best practices.

please click here to register for the session.

 

 

7th Annual Osteoporosis Public Education Forum

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by Chloe Hamilton

 

Join Osteoporosis Canada for a very educational full day forum. There will be guest speakers, exhibitors, and lots of information to learn!!

Presentations by:

  • Angela Cheung – Endocrinologist,
    Director of Osteoporosis Program, Mt. Sinai Hospital; Chair, Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Council.
    “Osteoporosis in 2014”

  • Health Care Panel – “How Do I Speak With You?”

The panel will feature 4 different health care professionals. They will offer ways to make the most of your time while you are with them. They will also answer all of your questions!

Meet the Experts:

  • Angela Cheung – Endocrinologist
  • Peter Stevenson – Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mehan – Family Physician
  • Jennifer Shamblaw – Registered Dietician

  • Nancy Becker Hallford – Program Lead/Mentor, Self- Management
    “Communication 101 – Boot Camp for Patients!”
  • Sheila Brien – Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network

“Living Well With Osteoporosis – A Personal Story…”
When: Thursday November 6th, 2014
9:00am- 3:00pm (doors open at 8:00am)

Where: St. George’s Hall
665 King St N, Waterloo

Cost: Free! Donations for lunch are gratefully accepted

RSVP: Please call 1-800-463-6842 ext. 2350 to register.

 

 

Open House – at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by Chloe Hamilton

 

Join the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association for an Open House at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre!

When: Saturday October 4th, 2014 11:00am-2:00pm

Where: Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
683 Woolwich St, Guelph

there will be demonstrations door prizes and refreshments! Bring a friend and come visits out great facility and see just what goes on at the Evergreen!