OARC holds monthly live interactive webinars* from 2:30 to 3:30 pm (EST) on the second Wednesday of each month. Topics are selected based on member needs and Residents’ Council trends. The webinars are free of charge and require registration.
A Champion for Fairness - Patient Ombudsman
Guest Speakers: Craig Thompson, Executive Director, Patient Ombudsman, Elizabeth de Sousa, Senior Investigator, Patient Ombudsman
Patient Ombudsman can receive complaints from the families and the residents of Ontario's 630 public long-term care homes. Patient Ombudsman takes the time to listen closely to all experiences and perspectives, without taking sides. Tune in to this webinar to learn more about our free and confidential service. Our conversation will aim to cover the following topics:
Upcoming webinar topics include pet therapy, Patient Ombudsman update, Smile Theaters, Osteoporosis clinical tool, fundraising, palliative care, residents’ rights and more…
The list below contains past webinars that will provide you with the knowledge and tools to support a positive and effective Residents’ Council. To view the webinar of your choice, please click on the links below. You will be prompted to register for the webinar and as soon as the registration has been completed you will have immediate access to the recorded webinar and education materials.
|Jul 16, 2019||Cohesive Living in Long-Term Care: Supporting Your Peers|
|Jun 19, 2019||Supporting Ontario LTC Homes and Secondary Schools Identify and Maximize Partnership Opportunities: Intergenerational Toolkit|
|May 22, 2019||Residents’ Councils Influencing Human Resources in Long-Term Care Homes|
|Apr 10, 2019||Residents Welcoming Residents: Peer Support Opportunities to Enhance the Transition to Long-Term Care|
|Mar 13, 2019||Spring Forward: Tip and Hints on Making the Most of Horticultural Activities|
|Feb 13, 2019||Residents’ Councils and Family Councils: Key Distinctions and Opportunities for Collaboration|
|Dec 12, 2018||Residents’ Councils Contributing to Wellness: Exploring Late Life Depression, Self-care and Encouraging Supports for the Resident and Caregiver|
|Nov 14, 2018||Becoming an OARC Board Director: Resident Leaders in Long-Term Care|
|Oct 10, 2018||Residents’ Councils and RNAO’s Best Practice Guideline: Person and Family Centred Care|
|Sep 12, 2018||Confessions of a (Former) Residents’ Council Assistant: The Good, the Bad, and Hindsight Reflections|
|Aug 8, 2018||LGBTQ2S: Moving Toward an Inclusive Culture in Long-Term Care - One Home's Journey|
|Jul 11, 2018||Finding Respectful, Compassionate Approaches to Persons Living with Dementia – Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care|
|Jun 2018||Program Update: Through Our Eyes: Bringing the Residents’ Bill of Rights Alive|
|May 9, 2018||New Amendments to the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007|
|Apr 11, 2018||Improving Care Through Personhood Tools for Clinical Care in Long-Term Care Homes with Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO)|
|Mar 14, 2018||Keeping it Together – Supporting Osteoporosis Knowledge in Long-Term Care Homes|
|Feb 7, 2018||Conflict, Respect and Resolution - Residents’ Councils Managing Conflict|
|Dec 13, 2017||OARC Introduces Residents’ Council Bylaw Template|
|Nov 8, 2017||Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Update – Live Webinar with OARC and MOHLTC|
|Oct 11, 2017||An Introduction to Quality Improvement Plans and How You Can Get Involved|
|Aug 9, 2017||Facilitating Residents’ Council Meetings|
|Jul 12, 2017||Supporting Effective Residents’ Councils: The Minute Template|
|Jun 14, 2017||Supporting Effective Residents’ Councils: The Provisional Agenda|
|May 17, 2017||Managing Residents’ Council Finances|
|Feb 28, 2017||Transitioning to a Shared Leadership Model|
*OARC uses GoToMeeting and GoToTraining for virtual education. For more information and to test your connection click here.
Virtual, internet based education is accessible and convenient but can sometimes be unpredictable. We will do our best to provide you with a quality experience. Should a significant interruption occur, that affects the entire group, we will close the lines and reschedule the webinar. Additionally, most OARC webinars are archived and accessible.