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These presentations are FREE and open to the public and certain locations require registration. Your help in spreading the word about these free workshops is greatly appreciated. Posters for the events are attached and are online at http://www.eclc.ca/information-sessions.html
The Edmonton Community Legal Centre continues to hold the Family Law Series Presentations at the Stanley Milner Downtown Library every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM. These presentations are open to the public with the option to register to be contacted for a follow-up meeting with a Family Law Lawyer for additional assistance. The schedules for the topics are as follows:
Child Custody and Parenting: Aug 27, Sept 17, Oct 8, Oct 29
Child and Spousal Support: Sept 3, Sept 24, Oct 15
Property Division: Sept 10, Oct 1, Oct 22
Posters for the events are attached and are online at http://www.eclc.ca/information-sessions.html
Please join ICCER, Bow Valley College, Bethany Care Society, and Wing Kei Care Centre for an afternoon of discussion on collaborative research in continuing care and hear about the benefits of ICCER membership from researchers and providers who've worked with ICCER over the past year. An opportunity to network will follow!
Excel Society is hosting a breakfast at the Royal Glenora Club Wednesday October 7 starting at 7:30 am. The guest speaker will be Dr. Larry Ohlhauser. The topic of discuss will be “Ladies, trying to balance the physical, relational and financial wellness in your life? Learn how to be the CEO of your HEALTH!” Here is the invitation.
WEBINAR - An Introduction to CARF Aging Services Accreditation
This complimentary webinar will familiarize participants with CARF, the benefits of CARF accreditation and the survey process for organizations of all sizes. This introductory presentation is designed for Aging Services providers (including Long-Term Care Homes, Assisted/Retirement Living, Home Care providers, and Adult Day Services) that are not currently CARF-accredited or would like to become familiar with the CARF accreditation process.
Date: October 23rd, 2015
Time: 11:00am-12:30 pm Mountain Daylight Time
Register by emailing at Canadainfo@carf.org or calling 1-888-281-6531, Extension 3009.
WORKSHOP - AS 101: Preparing for Successful Accreditation in Aging Services
This engaging two-day session provides a solid foundation for organizations seeking CARF Aging Services accreditation, including Long-Term Care Homes, Assisted/Retirement Living, Home Care providers, and Adult Day Services. Participants will gain valuable insight into the accreditation process as well as helpful information in preparing for a survey and how to avoid the pitfalls some organizations may experience on their survey.
Dates/Times: November 17-18, 2015
Day 1: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm MST
Day 2: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm MST
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Cost: $ 495.00
On behalf of the Provincial/Territorial Health Care Innovation Working Group, we are pleased to announce a full]day forum on Supporting Canadians Living with Dementia, taking place as a preconference session at the 2015 Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG]ACG) Annual Conference.
Visit http://cag2015.ca/registration/ to register today by selecting the Supporting Canadians Living with Dementia Pre]Conference option on the CAG Annual Conference Registration Form. Your $75 Pre]Conference registration fee includes the session presentations, breakfast and lunch on October 23rd.
Alberta Quality Summit on October 26th!
The Summit’s Web site is now live at www.albertaqualitysummit.ca and the latest draft of the exciting agendais available.
We anticipate great interest in the event and encourage registration as soon as possible.
Registration is free for the Committee members and the deadline for registration is September 25, 2015.
There will also be free live video-streaming of most of the proceedings if you prefer to participate online.
We also hope you will submit an abstract to share your quality improvement story. Deadline of submission is August 10, 2015.
Highlights of the day:
• Learn about innovative quality projects across the province
• Explore implementation of clinical pathways across the healthcare system
• Discuss the key elements of team-based approaches to guide and execute improvement work
Our keynote speakers:
• Helen Bevan, a global leader in transformational change and innovation
• Jack Silversin, world-renowned expert in physician engagement and change leadership
We are excited about this day of sharing, learning and discovery across Alberta!
You will find more details here! We have also attached an announcement for you to share with your network.
Please share this message far and wide with other change agents, and feel free to send your questions to QHI@albertahealthservices.ca.