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Comfort care rounding to improve resident outcomes in long-term care homes

Thu, 2018-05-24 13:30 - 14:30
About this Event:

The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre (PRVHC) has been working towards achieving the designation of  a Long-Term Care Best Practice Spotlight Organization (LTC-BPSO) since 2016. As part of the their pre-designation work, they identified that preventing falls in their home was a priority and aligned with their vision of providing evidence-based care to the residents.

Presentation will focus on:

  • completing a gap analysis
  • conducting a review of the recommendations in the RNAOs Prevention of Falls and Fall Injuries in the Older Adult best practice guideline (BPG)
  • introduction of comfort care rounding to strengthen the overall structure of rounding to improve resident outcomes
  • implementation of comfort care rounding in the LTC home
  • frequency and eight specific steps of comfort care rounding
  • impact of the intervention

This webinar is intended for long-term care leaders looking to implement comfort care rounding in their homes.
Session Objectives
During this course, participants will learn about:

  • how to understand the "burning ambition" for a new, structured approach to resident care
  • fundamentals of Comfort Care Rounding and its application to long-term care
  • how to identify strategies for successful implementation and sustainability
  • how to review of outcome and impact to resident care and staff

Facilitators:

Suman Iqbal, Senior Manager, and Stephanie Kim, LTC Best Practice Coordinator, Champlain LTC Homes, LTC Best Practices Program, RNAO
Presenters:

Jennifer Plant, Director of Clinical Practice, The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre
Webinar series is offered free of charge, registration is required to participate in a session. For more information please contact Citlali Singh at csingh@RNAO.ca
"This work is part of the LTC-BPSO designation program, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. For more information about the RNAO LTC-BPSO Designation program, please visit www.RNAO.ca."

Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD