The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario

is a coordinated network of specialized geriatric services, from hospital to home. Our clinical services, teaching and research are committed to optimizing the health and independence of seniors in the Champlain region.

The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario is pleased to announce that Joyce Hamelin, Geriatric Assessor with the West Geriatric Assessment Outreach Team at the Queensway Carleton Hospital was recently recognized by the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) as an Inspirational Leader for 2017 in celebration of Social Work Week (March 6 - 12, 2017) and it's theme: Social Workers: Real Expertise. Real LIfe. Real Impact.

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is proud to announce the publication of the Best Practice Guideline (BPG), Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury from Falls, Third Edition. RNAO values your important contribution of knowledge and expertise to the development of this evidence-based resource for nursing, interprofessional teams, managers, educators and policy makers. We greatly appreciate the time you devoted to the review and the important direction you provided toward the completion of this critical guideline. The guideline can be accessed online for free at http://rnao.ca/bpg/guidelines/prevention-falls-and-fall-injuries. Hard copies of the guideline will be available in approximately a month. These can be purchased at https://shop.RNAO.ca

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