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Highlights of this Issue:

  • 2015 ASCHA Convention & Tradeshow Wrap-Up
  • Resident Family Panel
  • Unstoppable Conversations

Issue:  #16,   4/21/2015

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ASCHA Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Thursday, June 18, 2015
2015 Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference

2015 Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference
2015 Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference 
Updated:2/12/2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Complex Needs Webinar Learning Series

The Complex Needs Webinar Learning Series

The Complex Needs Learning Series will provide a collaborative approach to sharing information related to the special care needs of Individuals who have both an Intellectual or Developmental Disability and Mental Health concern.  The topics presented every third Wednesday of the month at 11am for one hour will help broaden understanding, create interest and promote further learning that will ultimately provide better services for individuals with Complex Needs.  Adobe Connect is the method for presenting the webinars.  This software uses VoIP (voice over internet protocol) and utilizes your computer or headset/speakers for hearing the presented material. 

2015

Positive Practices & Interventions

March 18:  Leisure and Recreation for the Complex Population – the development of a workshop (Leisure and Recreation working group to present)

Accessing Resources & Systems

April 15: Presenting the Complex Needs Education Framework (Sandy Marcynuk and Gloria Wesley)

Positive Practices & Interventions

May 20:  Accessing Mental Health – Calgary, Edmonton, Rural (presenter not yet confirmed)

Accessing Resources & Systems

June 17:  The value of a Supportive Roommate (presenter not yet confirmed)


Email Complexneeds@albertahealthservices.ca to receive Webinar Links each month.

A link to the presentation will be sent monthly through a calendar invite – and only to those who express interest in receiving an ongoing invites.

Accessing Resources and Systems
Knowledge base of community networks, resources, clinical supports and system partnerships as related to complex service needs.

Clinically Informed Skills and Practice
Application of a licensed practitioner's clinical skills and practices within a residential or program related setting 

Interpersonal Communication
Communication skills to create consistency in approach and tone and assist a client achieve goals.
Updated:2/26/2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Friday, March 20, 2015
Alberta Managers Society (AMSSCH) Spring Convention & Trade Show

Alberta Managers Society (AMSSCH) Spring Convention & Trade Show

Alberta Managers Society (AMSSCH) Spring Convention & Trade Show
 Mar. 18 - 20

More Details to follow

 

Updated:2/12/2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015
Hoarding Interventions Conference

Hoarding Interventions Conference
Hoarding Interventions Conference
Updated:2/12/2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Friday, April 24, 2015
LACAA Convention and Tradeshow

LACAA Convention and Tradeshow

LACAA Convention and Tradeshow - April 22-24, 2015
More Details to follow

Updated:2/12/2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - Sunday, April 26, 2015
Alberta Seniors Care Coalition Conference

Alberta Seniors Care Coalition Conference

Registration for Alberta Seniors Care Coalition Conference now open

This inaugural conference will emphasize relevant, practice-based learning sessions with a focus on seniors health, innovative models of service delivery, dementia, palliative and end of life care.

The conference is applicable to a variety of disciplines including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals, and will foster collaboration among a passionate community of practice.

Please take a moment to view the preliminary program and register today utilizing the following link seniors conference registration.

Early bird (reduced price) registration ends March 15 and on March 17, there will be a draw for one lucky attendee to win back their registration fee!

Please contact jody.berube@acfp.ca for additional information.

The Alberta Medical Association is a proud member of the Alberta Seniors Care Coalition.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Mountain Time)

 

Updated:2/27/2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - Sunday, April 26, 2015
Alberta Seniors Care Coalition Conference

Alberta Seniors Care Coalition Conference

Alberta Seniors Care Coalition Conference 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Mountain Time)

DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton
16615 109 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5P 4K8
Canada

(780) 484-0821
Phone: 780-488-2395



Registration for the Alberta Seniors Care Coalition Conference is now open!!

This inaugural conference will emphasize relevant, practice-based learning sessions with a focus on seniors health, innovative models of service delivery, dementia, palliative and end of life care.

The conference is applicable to a variety of disciplines including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals, and will foster collaboration among a passionate community of practice.   

Please take a moment to view the Preliminary Program and register today utilizing the following linkSeniors Conference Registration. You won’t want to miss participating in this great event!

We hope to see you there!

Please contact jody.berube@acfp.ca for additional information.

Updated:2/13/2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Friday, May 01, 2015
CHRA National Housing and Homelessness Congress
Winnipeg

CHRA National Housing and Homelessness Congress

CHRA

Scotland’s Link Housing CEO Confirmed as Pre-Congress Keynote 

CHRA is delighted to announce that Craig Sanderson, CEO of Edinburgh-based Link Group Ltd., will address Pre-Congress delegates on April 28. Link Group is Scotland’s largest not-for-profit housing provider. Sanderson’s remarks will focus on Link Group’s experience in scaling up and seeking new business lines; developing social enterprise; and securing innovative financing strategies in the context of diminishing grants and increasing political challenges. Stay tuned for more information about the Pre-Congress agenda coming soon!  

National TV Coverage: Context to air interview with CHRA

CHRA’s Jody Ciufo was recently interviewed by Sheldon Neil for Global’s Context with Lorna Dueck: Life Beyond the Headlines.  Jody drove home the point that in order to solve homelessness, we must look at solving the affordable housing crisis. Watch Context on Global, Sunday, 9:30 a.m.

 

Political News Leader The Hill Times Signs on as Congress Media Partner

CHRA has signed on The Hill Times as one of its official media partners for the 2015 National Congress on Housing and Homelessness. The Hill Times is an independently-owned newspaper based in Ottawa that has been breaking political news since 1989.  

Hill Times Publishing positions itself as “the premier source for Canadian political news, information and analysis. With an influential readership of over 200,000 including Canada’s top opinion leaders and policy makers, Hill Times Publishing is the most complete source of news and information for people who need to work with, speak to and understand the Canadian federal government.”  


Congress Registration

Registration for the CHRA National Housing and Homelessness Congress is now open and early bird prices still apply until the end of February. Register today!

Congress Hotel

Book your hotel room now and take advantage of group pricing.  

 

Updated:2/26/2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Thursday, April 30, 2015
Continuing Care Safety Association AGM
110, 6325 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, AB.

Continuing Care Safety Association AGM

CCSA AGM April 29, 2015

Every spring we have our Annual General Meeting (AGM) which gives us a chance to meet up with our members. This year's date is confirmed for April 29, 2015.  We hope you save the date in your calendar and that we see you all there! 

 

CCSA AGM Details:

Date: April 29, 2015 Start time: 10:00 AM Place: CCSA office, 110, 6325 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, AB. click here to view map Agenda: AGM business and nominations followed by lunch

*Parking: Please note that guest parking at Argyll Centre is limited and is restricted to 2 hours.

Please register to attend the AGM by April 17, 2015 so we can ensure provisions for all attending members. 

Click here to complete the CCSA 2014 AGM Registration form.

Nominations

The following are the CCSA Board of Directors positions open for election:

  • (2) Long Term Care Directors

  • (1) Seniors’ Supportive Living Director

Please forward your nomination forms for these positions by April 22, 2015. 

Click here to access the Nomination form

Click here to access the Proxy Vote Authorization form if required.

In accordance with CCSA bylaw Article 6;  Section 4.2 – In order to be eligible for election / appointment to the Board, interested individuals shall forward to the nominating committee in advance of the Annual General Meeting.

  • A nomination form signed by two Members of the Association

Section 4.3 - No nominations will be accepted from the floor during any Annual General Meeting. 

For additional information regarding the AGM and Board of Directors positions, please contact the CCSA.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Updated:3/20/2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Thursday, May 28, 2015
Rural Homelessness is real: what can we do about it? - Call for presentations are now being accepted deadline Mar. 2

Rural Homelessness is real: what can we do about it? - Call for presentations are now being accepted deadline Mar. 2
CREATING RURAL CONNECTIONS 2015
Rural Homelessness is real: what can we do about it?

May 26-27, 2015 Executive Royal Inn, Leduc Alberta

ARDN is hosting the Creating Rural Connections 2015 (CRC 2015) conference. This event will focus on issues surrounding rural homelessness and its relevance to Albertans, and provide opportunities for participants and presenters to learn, network, share expertise, and collaborate on innovative approaches that contribute to the quality of life in rural Alberta.

We believe that exploring and addressing the challenges facing Alberta’s rural homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless is an important step toward developing a better understanding of homelessness in rural Alberta communities and enhancing the quality of life of all rural Albertans.

Call for presentations are now being accepted Click here for the application

Application Deadline: March 2, 2015 at Noon

 

Updated:2/12/2015

Saturday, June 06, 2015 - Sunday, June 07, 2015
Annual Geriatric Medicine 2015: Getting Evidence into Practice one day conference

Annual Geriatric Medicine 2015: Getting Evidence into Practice one day conference

Please mark your calendars for the

Annual Geriatric Medicine 2015: Getting Evidence into Practice one day conference
on
Saturday, June 6, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. James McCormack, University of British Columbia

Title:  Rational Evidence Informed Use of Medicine in Later Life

Plus Other Topics:

Younger Dementia Patients

Older Men & Sexual Health

Medical Legal

Skin Conditions in the Elderly

Geriatric Prevention, Age is Just a Number

Getting Evidence into Practice

Sleep in the Elderly

Nocturia

Older Eyes

Hypotension & Hypertension

Dyslipidemia

Atrial Fibrillation

More information and Registration Coming Soon.

SAVE THE DATE FLYER

Updated:3/9/2015

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