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    • 27 Apr 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
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    Top 10 Tips to Support Family Councils 

    Cathleen Edwards Education Manager of Family Councils of Ontario presents: 

    Family Councils play an important role in fostering a sense of community by welcoming new families, volunteer work in the home, fundraising campaigns, and staff appreciation events. Through their internal advocacy, Councils shape the quality of life of residents. Staff and administrators have already spent time working to build relationships with Councils.

    Temporary changes to policy and procedures during the first wave, COVID-19 triggered a disruption in the presence of families in long-term care homes. Unable to meet face to face, Family Councils shifted to the use of technology to facilitate virtual communication and meetings. In this presentation, Cathleen will outline the top ten tips for staff to support Family Councils and highlight relevant resources created by Family Councils Ontario to support staff and Family Councils.


Past events

30 Mar 2021 Cracking the Dementia Code-Fundamentals
09 Mar 2021 Laughter Yoga Session
04 Mar 2021 Re-Creating You!
09 Feb 2021 Come along for the ride...Cycling without age program at Dundas Manor
21 Jan 2021 BSO and Recreation-A Collaborative Approach
29 Dec 2020 RPO Toast To 2020!
02 Dec 2020 The Hidden Signs of Compassion Fatigue for Recreation Professionals and 4 Ways to Prevent it
24 Nov 2020 Infection Control and Recreation
21 Oct 2020 3rd Annual RPO Convention. Recreation Professionals: Here to Stay
29 Jul 2020 How Are We Managing? A Discussion with Recreation Professionals Working in Adult Day Program Settings
28 Jul 2020 How Are We Managing? A Discussion with Recreation Professionals Working in Retirement Homes
27 Jul 2020 How Are We Managing? A Discussion with Recreation Professionals Working in LTC
16 Jun 2020 How Are We Managing During The Pandemic? A Discussion with Recreation Professionals Working in Long Term Care
16 Jun 2020 How Are We Managing During The Pandemic? A Discussion with Recreation Professionals Working in Adult Day Program Settings
05 May 2020 Managing Virtual Tools and Technology During the Pandemic: A Live Discussion
09 Apr 2020 Live Networking Opportunity with Recreation Professionals of Ontario
16 Oct 2019 2nd Annual RPO Convention Together Towards Tomorrow
21 Aug 2019 Live Webinar: Supportive Communication for people living with dementia
17 Jul 2019 Live Webinar: Why Cultivating Gratitude is a Great Happiness-Hack for Seniors
25 Apr 2019 Live Webinar: Becoming a Registered Recreation Professional Member with RPO
27 Mar 2019 Webinar: McMaster Symbiosis: Senior-Student Co-housing Program
12 Feb 2019 Webinar: "Going Places-Armchair Adventures and Activities"Presented by Gloria Hoffner
17 Oct 2018 RPO Convention 2018 - Call For Presentations
17 Oct 2018 Annual RPO Convention New Beginnings
11 Jul 2018 Webinar: "Integrating FALLS PREVENTION Into Practice" Presented by Paul Hyman
25 Jun 2018 2nd Webinar Added: Become a Registered Recreation Professional with RPO
25 Jun 2018 Webinar: NEW: Become a Registered Recreation Professional (RRP) with RPO
26 Apr 2018 Webinar: "Dealing with Sexual Expression: Practical Tips for Recreation Professionals"
21 Mar 2018 Webinar: “Making Moments Matter: Music at the End of Life" Presented by Sarah Pearson
20 Feb 2018 Webinar: “Science for Seniors" Presented by Gloria Hoffner
06 Dec 2017 Webinar: “It takes the loneliness away!”: Residents helping residents reduce social isolation
16 Nov 2017 Webinar: “Strategies for Understanding and Working with Sexual Expression in Care Settings”
18 Oct 2017 33rd Annual APO Convention "Charting A New Course"
23 Aug 2017 Webinar: "Art as Therapy"
27 Jul 2017 Webinar: "Meaningful Leisure and Cognitive Stimulation: Reading Activities for persons living with Alzheimer's or Dementia"
29 Jun 2017 Webinar: "HeartBeats Club – Lifting seniors’ spirits with cardio chair exercise and invigorating, upbeat music" Presented by Tammy Hand
17 May 2017 Webinar "Exploring the Eden Alternative Domains of Well-Being" Presented by Kathleen Burnette
26 Apr 2017 Webinar "Interpreting personal expressions, actions, and reactions" Presented by: Lisa Loiselle
23 Mar 2017 Webinar "The Brain Health Lifestyle" Presented by: Nicole Scheidl
19 Oct 2016 32nd Annual APO Convention "Building A Better Tomorrow... TODAY!"
31 Aug 2016 Webinar "Essential Oils 101: What Are Essential Oils?" Presented by: Eli Gilbert
30 Mar 2016 Webinar "Empowering Your Community Within" Presented By: Sarah Labelle
25 Feb 2016 Webinar "Recreationists: It Is Time To Prove Your Worth" Presented by Ron Martyn
21 Oct 2015 31st Annual APO Convention "Everything Old Is New Again"

 

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