By Lee Mantini RN, MHScN, LTC Best Practice Coordinator - South East, RNAO
Friendly Manor Nursing Home, Deseronto
Conflict in the workplace is a reality in long-term care and we cannot shy away from it. So how can we effectively prevent and manage it? No workplace...
By: Jessica Abraham RPN, Behavioural Support Nurse, Janet Iwaszczenko, Executive Director and Sue Bailey RN, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator
Bloomington Cove Care Community, Stouffville
Picture a long-term care home in a rural setting where all residents have...
By: Rebecca de Witte, RN, RNAO Long-Term Care Best Practice Coordinator
Faith Manor, Holland Christian Homes, Brampton
As the elevator doors open, a woman in a formal brown blazer greets me, her hair neatly pinned back. Marie is 93 years of age. She has a vibrant...
By: Carey Burleigh RSW and Clara Nisan, NP-PHC
Mackenzie Health LTC, Richmond Hill
Providing high quality palliative care is essential for meeting the changing needs of long-term care (LTC) residents. Ontario seniors are remaining at home longer. They are being...
By: Leah Mackay, RPN, Resident Care Coordinator, Quality & Education; Brandi-May Kitchen, Quality Personal Support Worker; Shaila Aranha, RN, MScN, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator, Waterloo Wellington Region.
St. Andrew’s Terrace, Cambridge
Integrated Falls Prevention Strategies Incorporating Hourly Safety and Comfort Rounding: A Late Career Initiative
By: Christine Gillevet RN, MDS Quality Manager and Susan Roberts RN, BScN, MHS, ADOC
Lanark Lodge, Perth
Falls prevention is a priority at Lanark Lodge. While we have many strategies in place for our residents, we were still seeing our fall rates increase. One of...
By: Sasha Craig, RPN, Falls Lead, Candi Mcgraw, Restorative PSW, Lisa Reid, Director of Care, and Shaila Aranha, RN, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator
Nithview Home, New Hamburg
Nithview Home is part of a seniors' community with diverse types of housing and...
By: Clara Nisan RN, BScN, NP-PHC, MN, GNC(C) RAC-C
Mackenzie Health Long-Term Care, Richmond Hill
At Mackenzie Health Long Term Care (MHLTC), our aim is to make sure residents receive the right care in a timely fashion and prevent needless trips to the emergency...
By Tracey Roy, RN DOC, Connie Wood RN, BScN, MN
Centennial Place Long-Term Care Home, Millbrook
When choosing a Long-Term Care home, few people think about the level of oral care. Does it matter?
“I reflect on this question a lot, “says Tracey Roy,...
By: Michelle Douglas RN, Connie Wood RN, BScN, MN
Highland Wood, Haliburton
The beginning of flu season marks a time for long-term care home Directors of Care (DoC’s) to consider how best to prevent flu outbreaks.
“I see the loneliness in the residents’ eyes...
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