Resources

This collection offers online resources that are relevant to seniors health and well-being: planning documents, reports, statistics, best practice guidelines, knowledge transfer and exchange products, tools and much more. Our Resource Centre is always developing. We draw on the knowledge of our partners within the Seniors Health Knowledge Network, our library service, Information Specialists, Knowledge Brokers and the many members involved in our communities.

SHKN Resources

*This group is no longer active

The Oral Health CoP was created in 2009, and operated as a trans-sectoral knowledge-based network to promote the dissemination of evidence-based, clinically relevant oral health information. The CoP facilitated the exchange of this knowledge to long-term care providers and care providers of frail older adults across the health care and oral/dental care sectors.

This webinar will familiarize participants with CARF, the benefits of CARF accreditation and the survey process for organizations of all sizes. This introductory presentation is designed for Aging Services providers that are not currently CARF-accredited or would like to become familiar with the CARF accreditation process, including staff and management of Adult Day Services, Networks, Retirement Homes, Long-Term Care Homes, Home Care and Supportive/Independent Senior Living organizations.

Funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, a three-year research project looked at nine different knowledge translation initiatives carried out by Ontario Communities of Practice (CoPs). Several of the initiatives studied were led by CoPs within the Seniors Health Knowledge Network (SHKN).

Below you will find hyperlinks to view the 10 online learning modules of the Seniors Health Research Transfer Network Diabetes Community of Practice educational resource “Diabetes 101: A Comprehensive Learning Tool for Health Care Professionals in Long Term Care Settings”.