Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

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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).
Mar 2019
Ontario long-term care (LTC) homes are required by legislation to have evidence-based clinical programs. To support the implementation of evidence-informed clinical programs, Shaila Aranha, the LTC best practice coordinator in the Waterloo Wellington (WW) region designed and facilitated Communities of Practice (CoP). A CoP is a group of people with a shared interest who engage together in collective learning to support practice change (Wenger, McDermott & Snyder, 2002).
Mar 2019
Faith Manor is a 120-bed long-term care (LTC) home in the Central West region. As part of Holland Christian Homes, the home serves mainly the Christian community, and those primarily of Dutch heritage.
Jan 2019
Background Mackenzie Health Long-Term Care (LTC) Facility is a 168 bed non-profit Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) home in Richmond Hill, Ontario. It is affiliated with the Mackenzie Health Hospital and managed by Universal Care, Inc. Mackenzie Health LTC has benefited from strong, supportive leadership, resulting in innovative practices, with 18 per cent of residents receiving hemodialysis services on site. They were one of the first LTC homes in Ontario to adopt the use of medical cannabis for chronic pain management, palliative care and responsive behaviour.