Promising Practices in Residential Care Event

 

*** This event is now full. If you'd like to add your name to the waiting list, you can do so here. We will contact you if spaces become available. Video of the event will be posted online -- everyone on the waiting list will receive the link. We'll also let you know about future events on seniors issues.

 

 

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How can residential care be provided in ways that respect the needs of seniors, families, workers and managers? Join us at this free public forum to hear about ideas and concrete examples of promising practices found in Canada and other countries.

This event is free of charge, but registration is required.

Wheelchair accessible. ASL interpretation provided. Childcare is not available for this event. Building accessibility information: http://bit.ly/1Q6KZI4

Speakers will share personal reflections and highlights from a recently published book produced by the research project Re-imagining Long-term Residential Care: An international study of promising practices.

Speakers include:

DR MARGARET McGREGOR, UBC Dept of Family Practice, Community Geriatrics

CAROLYN UNSWORTH, Hospital Employees’ Union

CHRIS MORISSEY, community advocate

DR MEGAN J. DAVIES, York University

DANNY LEE, community outreach worker

ISOBEL MACKENZIE, BC’s Seniors Advocate, will comment as a respondent and talk about what her office is doing in the area of residential care.

 

*** This event is now full. If you'd like to add your name to the waiting list, you can do so here. We will contact you if spaces become available. Video of the event will be posted online -- everyone on the waiting list will receive the link. We'll also let you know about future events on seniors issues.

WHEN
February 22, 2016 at 9:30am - 1pm
WHERE
Vancouver Public Library

350 W Georgia St
Central Branch – Alice MacKay Room

Vancouver, BC V6B 6B3
Canada
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