Shining a spotlight on collaborative and innovative ways to help you achieve better health outcomes for older adults across the continuum.
Coach's Tip - Use this poster to promote delirium prevention strategies

Delirium is a medical emergency which can be prevented and reversed. Everyone has a role to play in prevention: older adults, caregivers, and every healthcare provider across all sectors.

Help spread awareness. For World Delirium Awareness Day on March 13, 2019, consider printing our poster. Click here for this print-ready delirium poster. Use #WDAD2019 on Twitter to join the global community of people who are committing to promote delirium awareness.

This poster is part of our Delirium Toolkit, which highlights  best practices for healthcare providers across the sectors of care and includes self management tools for older adults and their caregivers. Click here for the Delirium Toolkit.  

Do you have tips or tools to share with the senior friendly care network, challenges you need help with? Click here to post to the sfCare Forum, or  Click here to connect with a coach
New sfCare Educational Resources Coming Soon!

You asked for it, and we're working on it... in spring 2019 we will be launching training modules, posters and patient pamphlets to support organizations and healthcare providers in their commitment to providing the very best care for older adults.

Join CPSI's Medication Safety at Care Transitions: Safety Improvement Project - 18 month learning collaborative

The goal for the improvement project is to decrease readmissions related to medication safety issues at discharge among frail patients. This 18-month learning collaborative is designed for acute care organizations caring for frail older adults.  Participation is limited to 8 teams across Canada. Expressions of interest are due by March 1, 2019. For more information, click here.

Learn about Behavioural Supports Ontario's (BSO) Person-Centred Language Initiative 

The four Person-Centred Language Commitment Statements, informed by the authentic voice of persons with lived experience, were created to promote the consistent use of person-centred language that is appropriate, respectful, life-affirming and inclusive when talking with and referring to older adults presenting with or at risk for responsive behaviours/ personal expressions that may be associated with dementia, complex mental health, substance use and/or other neurological conditions and their care partners.

To learn more, join Behavioural Supports Ontario & brainXchange's webinar: "Person-Centred Language Matters" on Feb 19, 2019.

Join our Monthly Webinars

Spend an hour engaging with local and international speakers, and a network of senior friendly healthcare professionals.

January 25, 12-1pm
Urinary Incontinence: The Neglected Geriatric Syndrome, by Dr. Martha Spencer,  MD FRCPC
Dr. Spencer, a practicing internist and geriatrician, and founder of a novel multidisciplinary continence clinic that specialized in medical approaches to bladder and bowel continence. In this webinar, Dr. Spencer will discuss an individualized approach to the diagnosis, investigation and management of urinary incontinence in older adults. The focus will be on medical causes of incontinence along with lifestyle, behavioural and pharmacological approaches to treatment. For more information or to register, click here .

Feb 22, 12-1pm
GeriMedRisk: An Interdisciplinary Telemedicine Consultation service, by Dr. Joanne Ho, MD, FRCPC, MSc 
Dr. Ho is an internist, geriatrician and clinical pharmacologist, and the founder of GeriMedRisk, a geriatric pharmacology consultation and knowledge translation service for clinicians in the Waterloo-Wellington Region.  More information and registration for this webinar will be on our website soon, and also sent to those who have signed up for our webinar invitation mailing list.