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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.

Highland Wood is a non-profit 30-bed long-term care home, and is attached to the Haliburton Highland Health Services in the Central East Local Health Integration Network.

Michelle Douglas, the director of care (DOC) reflected on influenza season as being a difficult time for both residents and families when visitors are limited during an outbreak.

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.

The purpose of RNAO’s best practice guideline (BPG) Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults: Assessment and Care (SecondEdition,2016) is to enhance the quality of nursing practices pertaining to delirium, dementia, and depression in older adults, there by ultimately optimizing clinical outcomes through the use of evidence-based practices

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).