Comfort care rounding to improve resident outcomes in long-term care homes, Session 2

May 31, 2018, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
About this Event:

The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre (PRVHC) has been working towards achieving the designation of  a Long-Term Care Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (LTC-BPSO) since 2016, in partnership with Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO). As part of the their pre-designation work, they identified that preventing falls in their home was a priority and aligned with their vision of providing evidence-based care to the residents.

Presentation will focus on:

  • Completing a gap analysis
  • Conducting a review of the recommendations in the RNAOs Prevention of Falls and Fall Injuries in the Older Adult best practice guideline (BPG)
  • Introduction of comfort care rounding to strengthen the overall structure of rounding to improve resident outcomes
  • Implementation of comfort care rounding in the LTC home
  • Frequency and eight specific steps of comfort care rounding
  • Impact of the intervention

This webinar is intended for long-term care leaders looking to implement comfort care rounding in their homes.
Session Objectives
During this course, participants will learn:

  • Understand the "burning ambition" for a new, structured approach to resident care
  • Learn the fundamentals of Comfort Care Rounding and its application to long-term care
  • Identify strategies for successful implementation and sustainability
  • Review of outcome and impact to resident care and staff


Suman Iqbal, Senior Manager, and Stephanie Kim, LTC Best Practice Coordinator, Champlain LTC Homes, LTC Best Practices Program, RNAO

Jennifer Plant, Director of Clinical Practice, The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre
Webinar series is offered free of charge, registration is required to participate in a session. For more information please contact Citlali Singh at
"This work is part of the LTC-BPSO® designation program, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. For more information about the RNAO LTC-BPSO® Designation program, please visit"

Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD