This IS Long Term Care 2017


Poster sessions will be held at the Metropolitan Ballroom. Posters will be identified by the numbers listed below (P#1 – P#14). Presenting authors are expected to be at their poster during the specified viewing times to facilitate discussion and answer questions. 

There will be five poster viewing times throughout the following days of the conference:

Tuesday, November 28: 
10:00 am – 10:30 am - Networking break 
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm - Delegate networking lunch in the Marketplace 
  5:15 pm - 6:30 pm - Cocktail Reception in Marketplace 

Wednesday, November 29: 
10:00 am - 10:30 am - Networking break in Marketplace
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm - Delegate networking lunch in Marketplace 

(Click on the poster title to view description)

POSTER #1 - An unacceptable reality: Enabling nursing knowledge for quality resident outcomes in Ontario’s Long Term Care Homes
Presenter: Annette Weeres, Director Professional Practices, Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario

POSTER #2Ahead of the Curve: Virtual Reality Dementia Simulations for Effective & Scalable Education
Presenter: Raquel Meyer, Manager, Baycrest Health Services

POSTER #3 - Sensory Observation System Checklist App to improve communication, observation and assess
Presenter: Jennifer Reguindin, Interprofessional Educator, Baycrest Health Services 

Presenter: Jacquelyn Quirk, Evaluation Specialist, Public Health Ontario, Bradley Langford, Pharmacist Consultant, Company Public Health Ontario, Eva Skiba, ICS, PHO  

POSTER #5 - Enhancing quality of life for residents with dementia and low vision loss
Presenter: Deanna Crowe, Director of Care Southampton Care Centre

POSTER #6 - Improving care and agitation and aggression in dementia: experiences with an integrated care approach
Presenter: Jyll Simmons, Project Manager, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

POSTER #7 - The Infection Control Trifecta - Supporting LTCH to Achieve an Effective Infection Control Program
Presenter: Tim Cronsberry, Manager - IPAC Regional Support, Public Health Ontario

POSTER #8 - Sensory for Dementia, Light and Sound in Long Term Care Environment
Presenter: Arezoo Talebzadeh, Student, Ontario College of Art and Design University

POSTER #9 - Toronto HEARS: A new service delivery model for older adults with untreated hearing loss
Presenter: Kate Dupuis, Schlegel Innovation Leader, Sheridan College

POSTER #10 - Nutritional quality of planned menus in Canadian LTC homes
Presenter: Vanessa Vucea, Research Assistant, University of Waterloo

POSTER #11 - Knowledge Mobilization: Implementation of Guidelines for Fracture Prevention in Long-Term Care
Presenter: Loretta M. Hillier, Program Manager, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy for Long Term Care

POSTER #12 - Improving depression
Presenters: Megan Merz, Administrator, Roberta Place LTC and Kim Bennett, Director of Care, Roberta Place LTC

POSTER #13 - Providing Meaningful Volunteer Roles for Residents Living in Long Term Care
Presenters: Lauren Parent, Life Enrichment Coordinator, Villa Care Centre and Stacy Zelazny, Coordinator of Volunteer Service, Villa Care Centre

POSTER #14 - The Bright Spots: Factors for Enhancing Compliance with Plan of Care
Presenters: Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) in collaboration with AdvantAge Ontario and the Ontario Long-Term Care Association (OLTCA)

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