RNAO's released two new best practice guidelines (BPGs) this spring! A Palliative Approach to Care in the Last 12 Months of Life and Oral Health: Supporting Adults Who Require Assistance are officially available for you to use!
RNAO launched six new long-term care (LTC) Best Practice Spotlight Organizations (BPSO)®.
How can we provide the best possible care to our residents? How do we create a person-centred culture respecting the resident as an individual with unique needs and goals? As individuals, if we look to those around us, we soon recognize we all have unique routines and priorities. We may prefer to get up at different times in the morning, have our own unique priorities throughout the day, and have particular expectations of those around us.
Nurse Executive Leadership Academy equips nurse leaders across Ontario with personal and professional renewal and network building
RNAO was privileged to sponsor Lisa Davis, director of care for Extendicare Peterborough, to attend the 8th annual Nurse Executive Leadership Academy (NELA) through the LTC Best Practices Program. Davis, a dedicated registered nurse and leader, found this year’s knowledge exchange forum to be “an enlightening and energizing experience.”
*Mary is a 57-year-old woman living with schizophrenia in a long-term care (LTC) home because there are no assisted-living facilities in her small town. Anti-psychotic medications keep her stable. Schizophrenia is a challenging brain disorder that often makes it difficult to distinguish between what is real and unreal, to think clearly, manage emotions, relate to others, and function normally. It affects the way a person behaves, thinks and sees the world.
What’s new? RNAO’s second edition Healthy Work Environment best practice guideline, Preventing Violence, Harassment and Bullying Against Health Workers
The Long-Term Care (LTC) Best Practices Program interviews Megan Bamford, RN, MScN, associate director, guideline development and evaluation, IABPG Centre, RNAO. Megan led the team in the development of this best practice guideline (BPG), published in July 2019.
RNAO’s Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) program was launched as a key knowledge translation strategy in 2003 that supports guideline implementation, rapid learning, and evidence-based practice sustainability at the individual, organizational and health system levels to optimize clinical and health outcomes.