Long-Term Care BPSO

Request for Proposals

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is requesting proposals from interested and eligible long-term care (LTC) homes located in Ontario, to work in collaboration with the RNAO in implementing and evaluating multiple clinical nursing best practice guidelines (BPG), and disseminating knowledge from their experiences and outcomes with guideline implementation. This initiative is being carried out in conjunction with the Long-Term Care Best Practices Program, supported by funding from the Government of Ontario.

This Request-for-Proposals (RFP) is exclusive to Ontario long-term care settings and aims to select and support a cohort of LTC-BPSO organizations. Successful applicants will initially enter into a formal three (3) year agreement with RNAO from 2023-2026. Click here to download and review the RFP.

Information Session Webinar

A proposal information session was held on Oct. 13, 2022 describing the Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (BPSO) designation program, the process to become a long-term care Best Practice Organization (LTC-BPSO), and provided the opportunity to hear from a current LTC-BPSO about the impact of guideline implementation on resident, staff and organizational outcomes.

Submit your Letter of Intent 

LTC homes intending to submit a proposal are asked to forward an electronic letter of intent via email by Nov. 14, 2022 at 4 PM ET to the attention of Janet Chee, Associate Director through Citlali Singh, Project Co-ordinator at csingh@RNAO.ca

The letter of intent should include:

  • Name of the long-term care home and key contact person
  • Indication that the requirements of the RFP are understood
  • Description of organizational support

Although letters of intent are not mandatory, the receipt of such letters will help us in our planning process.  Instructions related to the online application process will be released after the letter of intent deadline.  Proposals in response to this RFP must be entered online by 4:00 PM ET on Monday, December 5, 2022.  Please direct any questions to the email address above.