Supporting Providence Care’s Geriatric Psychiatry and Specialized Geriatrics

CFLE arose out of a desire to develop an ongoing initiative of investing in people, including clinicians and allied health care professionals, with a focus on sustainable quality improvement in care for the elderly, and on fostering emerging champions and mentors in teams.

Monday, January 19, 2009 to Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Sustaining Interprofessional Teamwork and Shared Learning in Long-Term Care
This interprofessional quality improvement project, funded by Health Force Ontario, was aimed at improving evidence-based knowledge-to-practice resources for clinicians within Long-Term Care.  Over 18 months the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care partnered with organizations in Kingston, Ottawa, Maxville and Thunder Bay to improve the care and quality of life for residents and improve satisfaction and quality of work life for caregivers. 

Aging, Research & Innovation Forums

September 15, 2011 • November 23, 2011 • February 16, 2012 • Kingston, ON

Through a series of consultations, the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care identified a desire to create networking opportunities in aging research and practice at Providence Care and Queen’s University. Beginning in September 2011, CSAH organized a series of Aging, Research & Innovation Forums, inviting researchers, physicians, geriatric specialists and health care planners.

Care of the Frail Elderly: Navigating the Maze

CSAH Geriatric Education Conference • June 5, 2013 • Kingston, ON

On June 5, 2013, over 100 health professionals working in various settings including acute, community, primary and long-term care joined us at St. Lawrence College in Kingston for an exploration of new initiatives, community programs and clinical updates that addressed the realities of providing health care for the elderly with complex care issues.

Emerging Priorities in Aging

Conferences & Workshops - Aging Research & Innovation Forum • October 26, 2012 • Kingston, ON

On October 26, 2012, as part of our series of Aging, Research & Innovation Forums, over 100 educators, clinicians, students, caregivers and researchers from across Ontario attended the Emerging Priorities in Aging conference at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Restaurant in Kingston to discuss ideas, projects and research about the care and welfare of older adults.