Research Conference Abstracts and Posters

Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA)
4th Annual Applied Research and Education Day
February 13, 2013

Poster- Using a Book Chat to Improve Attitudes and Perceptions of LTC Staff About Dementia

Poster- Family Members Recommendations for Advance Care Planning in Two Long-Term Care Homes: A Qualitative Study

Poster- Music Students' Experiences of Music Interaction with Residents Living in Two Northwesthern Ontario Long-Term Care Homes


Dementia Network of Durham
Fourth Annual EOLC for the Older Adult with Dementia
May 10, 2012
Ajax, Ontario

Presentation- "What's diagnosis got to do with it?": Providing Palliative Care in Long Term Care Homes


Ontario Association of Non- Profit Homesand Services for Seniors (OANHSS)
Toronto, Ontario
May 9, 2012

Presentation- Successful Innovations and Strategies for Creating Palliative CarePrograms in Long Term Care Homes


Hospice Palliative Care Ontario
Annual HPCO Conference 2012
April 29 - May 1, 2012
Toronto, Ontario

Presentation- Creating Your Palliative Care Team in a Long Term Care Home: Step by Step



OLTCA 3rd Annual Applied Research Education Day
November 23, 2011
Toronto, Ontario

Poster - Frontline Staff Experiences of Grief and Loss in a LTC Home


ONPEA / PSNO Annual Conference
November 15, 2011
Toronto, Ontario

Presentation- Developing Palliative Care in LTC: Life on the Frontline


8th Annual Leadership Program for Physicians and Leaders in LTC
November 4-5, 2011
Vancouver, British Columbia

Keynote - It's Hard to Watch People Die for a Living: Improving Palliative Care in LTC Homes


Canadian Association on Gerontology
October 21-23, 2011
Ottawa, Ontario

Poster - Assessing Antecedent Conditions for Developing Palliative Care Programs in Long Term Care Homes: Tools and Key Findings

Poster- Improving Communication Around Death and Dying for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) in Long Term Care (LTC)

Poster - Palliative Care Competencies for Personal Support Workers working in Long Term Care

Poster- Perceived Competence Among Nursing Staff Responsible for the Care of the Dying in Long-Term Care Homes

Workshop- Creating a vision for a PC program in a LTC home using a one day strategic planning retreat: Strategies and Tools for change


5th Annual PSNO Conference

October 17, 2011
Markham, Ontario

Presentation- Personal Support Worker Competencies


Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Assocation

September 7-11, 2011
St. John's, Newfoundland

Presentation- Best Practice Guidelines for Multi-Sensory Stimulation Therapy: A Palliative Care Intervention

Workshop- It’s complicated: Palliative culture and whole system change within LTC - Workshop

Poster- Exploring Experiential Learning as a Potential Strategy to Improve the Knowledge and Skills of PSWs


11th Australian Palliative Care Conference

August 30-September 2, 2011
Cairns, Australia

Poster - Resident and Family Member Perspectives of Advance Care Planning and Directives in the LTC Setting


Canadian Gerontological Nurses Association
June 8-9, 2011
Mississauga, Ontario

Presentation- Creating Quality Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Homes: Lessons Learned


12th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (CEAPC)

May 19-21, 2011
Lisbon, Portugal

Poster - Assessing Antecedent Conditions For Developing Palliative Care Programs In Long Term Care Homes


NICE Knowledge Exchange

May 19, 2011
Toronto, Ontario

Presentation- It's Hard to Watch People Die for a Living: Improving Palliative Care in LTC


Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) Conference

March 26-29, 2011
Toronto, Ontario

Presentation - Its Hard to Watch People Die for a Living Improving Palliative Care in Long Term Care Homes


Network for End of Life Studies (NELS)

January, 2011
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Presentation - Developing quality PC in LTC homes using participatory action research


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