• Person-Centred Language eCourse - The Behavioural Supports Ontario Provincial Coordinating Office and Ontario Centres for Learning Research & Innovation in Long-Term Care have collaborated with McMaster University/machealth/iGeriCare to develop a free and interactive 45 minute e-learning course to equip teams with practical knowledge of person-centred language. The course is available in two streams. One is designed for team members and the other for team leaders/managers. All courses are available in both English and French languages. The use of person-centred language in LTC homes can make all the difference in helping to reduce stigma and discrimination all the while delivering resident and family-centred care and nurturing an atmosphere of respect – register to take the free course online!

Now Featuring

Presentations

Resources

International

  • Education Resource on Ageing (ERA), UK, This resource has been created by the University of Dundee to help medical and nursing practitioners learn more about the evidence based clinical care of older people and takes the form of three assessments

Modules and Tools

  • Driving and Dementia e-Learning Module, brainXchange (Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange) and the Canadian Geriatrics Society
  • Emergency management, frailty, dementia and disasters, ,brainXchange (Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network), Alzheimer Society of Canada, Education and Training Knowledge Translation Award Program and the Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Understanding Exit-Seeking Behaviours: Prevention Strategies, A learning module aimed at educating staff in long term care regarding exit seeking behaviours in persons with dementia.  Module includes background information sheet, prevention strategies, intervention strategies and "exit seeking" drill instructions (along with a "what to do in the moment" guide for responding to exit seeking behaviours).