VHA news

VHA Receives BPSO Designation

VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) is pleased to announce that on April 15, 2015 it was awarded Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) designation from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO). This designation recognizes VHA’s success in implementing and evaluating five Best Practice Guidelines (BPGs) developed by the RNAO over a three year period.
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Dementia Study Needs Volunteers!

Volunteers Needed For Research Study on Robots to Support Aging-in-Place
Who can participate?

We are looking for older adults and their caregivers to participate together in a research study. Older adults are eligible if they:

  • are 55 years old or older
  • have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (mild to moderate range) by a medical doctor
  • have a family member who provides care and who is willing to participate in the study

Save the Date – Managing Hoarding in the Community Part III

Thursday, June 11, 2015 – REGISTER TODAY 
A workshop for those familiar with hoarding who want to take their skills to the next level.
Volunteers Needed For Research Study on Robots to Support Aging-in-Place
Location: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre McLaughlin Auditorium (E-Wing, Ground Floor, Room 18)
Cost: $135
Featuring:
  • Christiana Bratiotis, PhD, LICSW, Assistant Professor, Grace Abbott School of Social Work, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska USA
  • Tim Guimond, MD, FRCPC, Clinician-Researcher, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Peggy M.A. Richter, MD, FRCPC, Head, Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
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For more information, please contact: Roberta Pludwinski at 416-561-9318 or rpludwinski@rogers.com