From Community to Longterm Care: Successful Transition

From Community to Longterm Care: Successful Transition

Pre-conference Master Classes Available   This masterclass is suitable for health professionals, academics, policymakers and consumers. Cross-cultural perspectives will ensure that the workshop is interesting and relevant to an international audience.   On registration, participants will receive a set of reflective questions to prepare them to hit the ground running at the workshop. Participants will take away a practical summary of good practice ideas relevant to their country. The presenters will draw on their expertise, experience and their recent book “Moving into residential care”, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London & Philadelphia. Key factors that affect the process of adjustment...
Frailty and Long-Term Care

Frailty and Long-Term Care

Pre-conference Master Classes Available   Frailty is a state of increased vulnerability that results from reduced reserve and loss of function across multiple systems. Over one million older Canadians are living with frailty. To adequately care for the ageing population, frailty needs to be part of the conversations among long-term care residents, health care providers, caregivers, scientists, and policymakers.   Throughout the interactive session, participants will gain an understanding of frailty, the operationalization of frailty identification, and the roles of social and palliative care for older adults living with frailty in long-term care. The session will also explore national and...