Best Practices Day 2020
— November 27, 2020 —
The GTA Rehab Network and the Planning Committee are excited to report that Best Practices Day 2020, held virtually on Friday, November 27, 2020, was a great success. Over 260 delegates were in attendance at this year’s conference, from all across Canada.
The theme this year was ‘Celebrating 20 Years of Sharing Ideas, Innovations and Best Practices in Rehabilitative Care‘.
This year’s conference was innovative and was held in a virtual space allowing for networking and knowledge exchange in a new and improved way.
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Rehabilitating Ontario’s healthcare system: The opportunities for rehabilitation services to shape care integration
The opening keynote address will outline opportunities for rehabilitation services to shape care integration in the context of current system transformation.
Rapid Podium Presentations
1. Experiences with transitions in care for older adults with hip fracture: A qualitative multiple-case study
Lauren Cadel, MSc
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation,
Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, ICES
This presentation will compare experiences of key stakeholders and contextual factors that impact care transitions for persons with hip fracture in an urban and a rural health region in Ontario.
2. Bringing research to the bedside: The integration of research and clinical practice in geriatric rehabilitation through a collaborative culture of innovation and care: Development of a model for future implementation
Jahnel Brookes, HBSc
Kunin-Lunenfeld Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation (KL-CARE)
Baycrest Health Sciences
Whitney Sherman, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Baycrest Health Sciences
The presentation will outline how an interprofessional team tested a novel intervention, a real-time engagement monitoring solution, in geriatric rehabilitation. Challenges and factors contributing to implementation success will be examined.
3. Considering the vestibular system when assessing and treating falls
Shaleen Sulway, PT
Vestibular Health and Hertz Clinic for Meniere’s Disease and Vestibular Dysfunction
University Health Network
The presentation will assess the prevalence of vestibular impairment in seniors who have experienced a recent fall and provide practice recommendations.
Keynote Panel Discussion
Bundled care panel: Experiences, lessons learned and planning considerations
This panel discussion will provide perspectives in orthopaedic bundled care implementation, and future planning considerations for stroke through a quality, best practice and outcome lens. Brief panel presentations will be followed by an interactive plenary discussion.
Thank you to our Gold sponsor!
Thank you to our Bronze sponsors!
|Dr. Larry Robinson||Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre/St. John’s Rehab ~ Chair|
|Sang Choi||Humber River Hospital|
|Anthony Danial||Holland Bloorview Rehab|
|Sylvia Davidson||Baycrest Health Centre|
|Patricia Dickson||Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre|
|LaVerne Edwards||Runnymede Healthcare Centre|
|Jennifer Fife||Hamilton Health Sciences ~ Hamilton region representative|
|Gabriela Golea||University Health Network/Toronto Rehab Institute|
|Helen Johnson||Erie St. Clair LHIN ~ Chatham region representative|
|Charissa Levy||GTA Rehab Network|
|Martha MacKay||Sinai Health Systems/Bridgepoint Active Healthcare|
|Sanja Milicic Iafrate||GTA Rehab Network|
|Jacqueline Minezes||Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre|
|Melissa Monardo||Lakeridge Health|
|Manny Paiva||St. Joseph’s Health Centre ~ London region representative|
|Paula Shing||Sinai Health System/Bridgepoint Active Healthcare|
|Kim Hussey||UHN Conference Services|
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