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

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The Long-Term Care Best Practices Program, RNAO is offering an informative webinar on comfort care rounding to improve resident outcomes in LTC homes for a target audience of LTC leaders and staff.

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

Webinar series is offered free of charge, registration is required to participate in a session. For more information please contact Citlali Singh at csingh@RNAO.ca

Date:  Thursday May 31, 2018 @ 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

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

Presenter: Jennifer Plant, Director of Clinical Practice, The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre

 

This work is part of the RNAO LTC-BPSO Designation program, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. For more information, please visit http://rnao.ca/bpg/bpso/ltc.

May 31, 2018 1:30 PM   through   2:30 PM
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