Infection prevention and control measures have changed the way care is provided, and it can be challenging to think of ways to optimize care for older adults. This 2-page, practical resource applies the sfCare Framework to the challenge of optimizing delirium care during the pandemic.
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Training Tools for Teams Redeployed to Long Term Care
4. COVID-19 Long Term Care Orientation for Redeployed Healthcare Workers: Webinar 4 (June 9, 2020) -
Content will include practicalstrategies for managing responsive behaviours during personal care. The speakers will be psychogeriatric resource consultants Mario Tsokas, RSW, BSW and Lindsay Stacey MA, BASc.
5. Exploring the Impact of Mealtimes in LTC During an Outbreak (June 9, 2pm ET)-In this webinar, Heather Keller RD PhD will provide a brief overview on the importance of mealtimes and discuss changes in routines and opportunities for social engagement as a result of an outbreak. Most of the webinar will be focused on peer-sharing and supportive suggestions to make the most of mealtimes, even during outbreak status.
Virtual meeting from 9am to 4pm ET. Topics include reducing delirium in critically ill adults with COVID-19, strategies to address iatrogenic sequelae of COVID-19, psychiatric sequelae of COVID delirium, etc.