CSAH partners with Queen’s University and other educational institutions to support both self-paced and facilitated online learning in aging and health. We offer age-related course material to support a range of learners needs.
The Core Geriatrics Curriculum includes topics routinely covered within the undergraduate and resident teachings in Geriatric Medicine at Queen's University. Materials will also be relevant to other health professional groups.
CSAH is passionate about lifelong learning for health care providers and others working with older adults. We have partnered with community agencies, long-term care and hospitals to provide evidenced based practice information through in-person, web-based and blended learning opportunities. Visit Sageduction to find archived presentations from our long-term care continuous professional development series, public talks as well as material from past conferences and workshops.
As part of the GiiC (Geriatrics, Interprofessional, Interorganizational, Collaboration) Project, South East Ontario health professionals particpated in a series of Knowledge-to-Practice Workshops aimed at enhancing the care of frail seniors in primary care.
The prevalence of Chronic Disease increases with age so that by 80 years of age almost all report one chronic disease and nearly half three or more. However this does not necessarily mean associated ill health or disability in these individuals. In this presentation we will discuss strategies to promote and support healthy aging.
This presentation describes a framework for assessing the extent to which senior friendly principles are present in hospitals and the results of a recent survey of all hospitals in Ontario. The new Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria is the first purpose-build Senior Friendly Hospital in Canada. Some of the environmental design features incorporated in it are illustrated.
This project was the first of its kind in Canada to build a partnership with the local police, community mental health services, urgent care centers / emergency departments, and a host of other community agencies to address the growing number of crisis situations that come to the attention of the police involving seniors with cognitive impairment.