2015 Starting HELP in Your Hospital

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Contact Person
Kathleen Butler - butlerk@hhsc.ca 905-521-2100, Ext 77572

Date(s) - 06/11/2015
8:00 am - 4:00 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 HELP program, including roles of team members, screening and enrollment procedures, and use of HELP protocols

4. Plan for implementation and sustainability of your HELP program utilizing adaptations learned by HHS



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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