Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

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Oct 2020
On April 1, 2018, Spectrum Health Care was selected by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) as a Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (BPSO®) pre-designate. Spectrum Health Care is a provider of home health care with three locations across Ontario and more than 200 nursing staff members.
Sep 2019
It is estimated that falls cost the Canadian health system $8.7 billion per year. Older adults are hospitalized on average 22 days for falls, which exceeds other causes for admission in this population. Nurses and other health providers have a central role to play in reducing these expenditures by leading and evaluating evidence-based falls prevention initiatives.
Aug 2019
The aim of this Evidence Booster is to examine changes in health outcomes associated with the implementation of the RNAO best practice guidelines (BPG) Prevention of Falls and Fall Injuries in the Older Adult (2011) and Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury from Falls (2017)in two hospital Best Practice Spotlight Organizations (BPSO)®.
Aug 2019
The aim of this Evidence Booster is to examine the quality of partnerships with persons and families experiencing care through implementation of the RNAO BPG Client Centred Care (2006) and Person- and Family- Centred Care (2015), in one Ontario long-term care (LTC) and one Ontario hospital Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (BPSO®).
Apr 2019
The RNAO best practice guideline (BPG) Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults: Assessment and Care Second Edition (2016) is intended to update and replace the BPG Screening for Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults (2010).