Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Long-Term Care - Best Practice Spotlight Organization

Long-Term Care - Best Practice Spotlight Organization

Request for Proposals


The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is requesting proposals from interested and eligible long-term care (LTC) homes located in Ontario, to work in collaboration with the RNAO in implementing and evaluating multiple clinical nursing best practice guidelines (BPG), and disseminating knowledge from their experiences and outcomes with guideline implementation. This initiative is being carried out in conjunction with the Long-Term Care Best Practices Program, supported by funding from the Government of Ontario.

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is exclusive to LTC settings to select and aims to select and support a cohort of LTC-BPSO organizations. Successful applicants will initially enter into a formal three (3) year agreement with RNAO from 2021-2024. 

Information Session Webinar
A proposal information session was held on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET. The session described the Best Practice Spotlight Organization
® (BPSO) designation program, the process of becoming LTC-BPSO, and hearing from current BPSOs about the impact of guideline implementation on resident and organizational outcomes. Interested leaders can watch the recording shared below. 

For the slide deck from the webinar, click here.

Submit your Letter of Intent
LTC homes intending to submit a proposal are asked to forward an electronic letter of intent via email by Nov. 16, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET to the attention of Ms. Heather McConnell, Associate Director, through Citlali Singh, Project Co-ordinator, at

The letter of intent should include:
•    Name of the long-term care home and key contact person
•    Indication that the requirements of the Request for Proposal are understood
•    Description of organizational support

Although letters of intent are not mandatory, the receipt of such letters will help us in our planning process. Instructions related to the online application process will be released after the letter of intent deadline. Proposals in response to this RFP must be entered online by 4 p.m. ET on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. Please direct any questions to the email address above.

Downloadable Files:
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