Event Date: Nov 13, 2013
Session One: Primary Care Strategic Elements Overview; and System Integration – Primary Care Memory Clinics: Learn about the keys to success for the strategic element of system integration as demonstrated by the Primary Care Memory Clinic model.
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Strategic elements for effectively engaging and supporting primary care in improving care for seniors with complex care needs were identified through the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) project. Each of these strategic elements (Leadership, Education, Engagement, System Integration and Tools and Processes) which have broad application will be described and examples of each demonstrated through a 3-part AKE online Knowledge Dissemination series.
Who should attend?
- Those whose aim it is to engage and support primary care (e.g. Health Link Leads, BSO Leads, Alzheimer Society First Link Coordinators)
- Primary care providers who would benefit from the activity being shared and/or who have an interest in championing primary care improvement.
November 13, 2013 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST
a) Primary Care Strategic Elements Overview: Hear an overview of the 5 strategic elements, learn about the process of their development and review the objectives for the series. Presenter: Kathy Hickman, AKE Knowledge Mobilization Lead
b) System Integration – Primary Care Memory Clinics: Learn about the keys to success for the strategic element of system integration as demonstrated by the Primary Care Memory Clinic model which enhances the ability of primary care providers to assess and manage dementia within the primary care setting. In part, this is accomplished through integration of tertiary or specialist care and community care with primary care. Presenter: Dr. Linda Lee, MD, MClSc(FM), CCFP, FCFP Director, CFFM Memory Clinic ;CFFM-RIA, Director for Primary Healthcare Education, Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University
Questions? Contact: Karen Parrage