Provincial Initiatives

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Senior Friendly Hospitals (SFH)

The vision of Senior Friendly Hospitals is to optimize the health and wellness of older adults while they are recieving care in hospital for a safe transition home. The Senior Friendly Hospital collaborative, numbering 87 hospitals across Ontario, work together and share their successes in quality improvement focusing on senior-friendly care and service. Please click on the logo below to access SFH resources:

 

Geriatric Emergency Management Network (GEM)

The Geriatric Emergency Management nursing network represents a service providing specialized frailty-focused nursing services in many of the province's emergency departments. It comprises 123 nurses in 56 emergency departments across Ontario lending their expertise to acheive better heatlh outcomes to frail seniors or those at risk of frailty. Please click on the logo below to access GEM resources:

 

Geriatrics, Interprofessional, and Interorganizational Collaboration (GiiC)

The Geriatrics, Interprofessional, and Interorganizational Collaboration initiative provided knowledge-to-practice training to 200 primary care teams located in Family Health Teams and Community Health Centres across Ontario. It focuses on three core competencies in providing senior-friendly care: geriatrics, inter-professional teamwork, and inter-organizational collaboration. Please click on the logo below to access GiiC resources: