In this issue: 

  • Long-Term Care Best Practice Spotlight Organization request-for-proposal information session webinar
  • Meet RNAO’s senior manager, LTC Best Practices Program, Janet Chee
  • Meet the newest LTC best practice co-ordinator, Ruthanne Lobb
  • Two-part best practice champions virtual workshop
  • New BPGs
  • Watford Quality Care Centre implements Person- and Family-Centred Care best practice guideline during a pandemic
  • RNAO advocacy for the long-term care sector
  • Something old, something new
  • Mobilizing a future vision for nurse practitioners
  • Coming soon – A new implementation resource from RNAO - The Leading Change Toolkit (3rd edition)
  • RNAO-PointClickCare collaboration enhances LTC homes’ compliance programs
    • Impact of implementing the Falls BPG Order Sets at Tilbury Manor (UniversalCare)
    • Impact of implementing the Falls BPG Order Sets at Region of Niagara
  • Review: A Proactive Approach to Bladder and Bowel Management in Adults, Fourth Edition 
  • Welcome to the newest LTC-BPSOs pre-designates: 2021-2024
  • Who are the LTC best practice coordinators?
  • Improve outcomes with practices that work

Long-Term Care Best Practice Spotlight Organization request-for-proposal information session webinar

Leaders in LTC Homes are invited to an information session webinar to discuss an exciting opportunity designed specifically for LTC homes.

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Meet RNAO’s senior manager, LTC Best Practices Program, Janet Chee

Meet the new senior manager for RNAO's LTC Best Practices Program.

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Meet the newest LTC best practice co-ordinator, Ruthanne Lobb

Meet new LTC best practice co-ordinator in central west, south west and HNHB regions.

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Two-part best practice champions virtual workshop

RNAO switched gears by offering a two-part virtual best practice champion’s workshop.

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New BPG LBGTQR+ and Vascular Access covers

New BPGs! 

RNAO's Promoting 2SLGBTQI+ Health Equity best practice guideline (BPG) and Vascular Access, Second Edition, are now available for free download! 

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RNAO advocacy for the long-term care sector
RNAO has been unwavering in its commitment to ensure nurses stay informed and consult credible, evidence-based resources, given their central role in the fight against COVID-19.
Something old, something new
RNAO tackles anti-Black racism
Mobilizing a future vision for nurse practitioners
RNAO continues to mobilize health system transformation through practice excellence for NPs.
Coming soon – A new implementation resource from RNAO - The Leading Change Toolkit (3rd edition)
The Leading Change Toolkit is an interactive and modern online resource to support clinical excellence through the implementation of RNAO’s BPGs and other knowledge tools.

Preventing falls and reducing injury from falls

RNAO-PointClickCare collaboration enhances LTC homes’ compliance programs
A recent partnership between RNAO and PointClickCare enhances LTC homes’ compliance with two of the four required programs.
Impact of implementing the Falls BPG Order Sets at Tilbury Manor (UniversalCare)
Tilbury Manor was very eager and dedicated to implementing the RNAO BPG Order Set to further enhance the implementation of the Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury from Falls best practice guideline.
Impact of implementing the Falls BPG Order Sets at Region of Niagara
Implementing the Falls BPG Order Sets across three LTC homes operated by the Region of Niagara - Gilmore Lodge, Rapelje Lodge, and Woodlands of Sunset.
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A Proactive Approach to Bladder and Bowel Management in Adults BPG Cover

 

Best Practice Guideline

Review: A Proactive Approach to Bladder and Bowel Management in Adults, Fourth Edition 

This new best practice guideline can effectively support LTC homes in enhancing resident care and meeting the mandatory requirements for this required program. 

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Welcome to the newest LTC-BPSOs pre-designates: 2021-2024

RNAO is delighted to see long-term care (LTC) homes continue to pursue practice excellence in light of COVID-19.

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Who are the LTC best practice coordinators?

The LTC best practice coordinators work with LTC homes to improve care of residents and their families by adopting practices based on RNAO’s clinical and healthy work environment BPGs recommendations.

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Improve outcomes with practices that work

Resources offered to LTC homes in Ontario

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