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2013 Geriatric Assessment Training Program

19/09/2013 – 20/09/2013 @ 8:30 am – 3:45 pm – 2-Day Workshop TARGET AUDIENCE: Health care professionals working with the elderly who are NEW to the field of geriatric care or who have not had formal geriatric training. Recommended for professionals and students. OBJECTIVES: To enhance clinical knowledge of the unique needs of the elderly, including those with complex healh problems. To increase clinical knowledge of common […]

Getting it Right! Enhancing the Use of Cognitive Assessment Tools for the Elderly

28/05/2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Objectives Upon completion of this workshop, participants will: Understand when and why to use cognitive assessment tools Have insight into balancing the scientific and ethical considerations related to the use of clinical tools Be able to use cognitive assessment tools in a standardized and consistent manner Target Audience Frontline health care professionals working with the […]

Getting it Right! Enhancing the Use of Cognitive Assessment Tools for the Elderly

11/06/2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Objectives Upon completion of this workshop, participants will: Understand when and why to use cognitive assessment tools Have insight into balancing the scientific and ethical considerations related to the use of clinical tools Be able to use cognitive assessment tools in a standardized and consistent manner Target Audience Frontline health care professionals working with the […]

Older Adults, Mental Health & Addictions

20/06/2014 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Objectives: Gain a better understanding of addictions and older adults Learn new ways to start the conversation and begin addressing the issue in a supportive way Opportunity for networking with experts and colleagues Note: Parking is limited, car pooling is encouraged. There is street parking around the hospital. There will be a resource table where […]

2014 Geriatric Assessment Training Program

25/09/2014 – 26/09/2014 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm – TARGET AUDIENCE: Health care professionals working with the elderly Strongly recommended for staff who are NEW to the field of geriatric care OBJECTIVES: To enhance clinical knowledge of the unique needs of the elderly, including those with complex healh problems. To increase clinical knowledge of common geriatric syndromes and principles of care. To aquire the skills […]

Getting it Right! Enhancing the Use of Cognitive Assessment Tools for the Elderly

24/11/2014 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm – Objectives Upon completion of this workshop, participants will: Understand when and why to use cognitive assessment tools Have insight into balancing the scientific and ethical considerations related to the use of clinical tools Be able to use cognitive assessment tools in a standardized and consistent manner Target Audience Frontline health care professionals working with the […]

2013 Starting HELP in Your Hospital

10/12/2014 @ 8:00 am – 3:45 pm – A One-Day Workshop for Sites Implementing the Hospital Elder Life Program Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to: 1. Discuss volunteer recruitment and retention drawing on successful strategies utilized at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) 2. Understand the resources available for sites starting a HELP program 3. Plan the day to day functioning of a […]

Getting it Right! Enhancing the Use of Cognitive Assessment Tools for the Elderly

10/12/2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Objectives Upon completion of this workshop, participants will: Understand when and why to use cognitive assessment tools Have insight into balancing the scientific and ethical considerations related to the use of clinical tools Be able to use cognitive assessment tools in a standardized and consistent manner Target Audience Frontline health care professionals working with the […]

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Understanding Medication Misuse in Older Adults: Is there a Pill for that?

24/04/2015 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm – OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this workshop, participants will: Learn common medications used and their potential for misuse Learn the signs of medication dependency/ overuse Learn what role medications can (or cannot) play in managing illness Learn some alternatives to medication Lunch is provided.

What Patients Tell Us

I finally gathered enough courage to ask for your help regarding memory loss. I am 75 years old and have been noticing memory loss for the past year. I have an older brother who has Alzheimer’s and I would like to get help before I reach that stage.

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