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Expanded education, mental health training for long-term care

Long-term care team members in Ontario now have access to diversified education offerings that respond to the sector’s needs and capacity as the Ontario Ontario CLRI at the RIA expands training options through the Personal Support Worker Education Fund in Long-Term...

New $73M project provides financial support to long-term care for optimal clinical placements

WATERLOO, Ont. (February 10, 2022) Ontario long-term care homes will receive education and financial support to provide optimal clinical placements for personal support worker and nursing students through the Preceptor Resource and Education Program for Long-Term Care...

RIA researchers look at ways to reimagine long-term care post pandemic

Several researchers at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging recently published a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on long-term care (LTC) homes. The paper, titled Reflecting on the COVID-19...

Protecting the well-being of Ontario’s long-term care workers during COVID-19

While most of us stay home to do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, team members who care for one of our most vulnerable populations – older adults – are still going to work at long-term care homes across the province.  Even though they may be feeling...

Improving care, staff retention in long-term care

The Ontario Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (Ontario CLRI) at the RIA is helping the long-term care sector in Ontario deliver high-quality, person-centred care and improve staff retention through training funded by the Ontario Ministry...
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