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igprogrammecover newbrunwick''Intergenerational programs and activities that bridge the generation gap help to break down barriers among people of varying ages and address issues such as social isolation, ageism, and misunderstanding. Creating supportive environments which enhance opportunities for the sharing of ideas, knowledge and experience will build upon community strengths and move New Brunswick toward creating more Age-Friendly Communities (AFC).

This Intergenerational Toolkit will help communities and organizations to engage children, youth and seniors in effectively hosting intergenerational projects. It contains practical information and resources to support educators, care providers, community groups and agencies in coordinating successful intergenerational initiatives.''

Source: Government of New Brunswick 

 

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sfcareframeworkcoverThe goal of senior friendly care is to achieve the best possible health outcomes for older adults. The sfCare Framework provides the foundation for achieving this goal through guiding principles and defining statements which are intended to foster improvements in care across the system and inspire greater collaboration between older adults and their caregivers, care providers, and organizations.
See the accompanying toolkit here

Source:  Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto

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sfcarecover"The Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) Getting Started Toolkit  is a companion resource to the sfCare Framework.
It helps your healthcare organization assess where they are on their sfCare journey, and provides practical resources for implementing real change. This toolkit helps answer questions like:

  • How do we implement the sfCare Framework?
  • How do we know how senior-friendly our organization is, and what can we do to improve?
  • How do we compare to other organizations like ours?
  • What is a "senior-friendly lens"?

The sfCare Framework provides a foundation for achieving the best possible outcomes for older adults. The Framework’s guiding principles and defining statements collectively describe what senior friendly care looks like, but it is not a “how to guide”.

The Toolkit helps bring this foundational vision to life by providing actionable recommendations and resources. The Senior Friendly Care Getting Started Toolkit includes:

  • Self-Assessment Tool
  • Implementation Resources
  • Intro to sfCare training

The sfCare Getting Started Toolkit will be updated regularly with new tools and resources. The most recent version of this toolkit is available at https://www.rgptoronto.ca/resources/sfcare-tools/

Source:  Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto

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The following is part of our project “Increasing Access to Justice for Older Adult Victims of Sexual Assault: A Capacity Building Approach”, funded by the Justice Canada Victims Fund.Learn more about this project or consult the full list of resources

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''This  module is adaptable for:

  • Seniors and volunteers in the community
  • Health-care professionals working in hospitals, community-based agencies,or individuals’ homes
  • Retirement Homes
  • Long-Term care staff
  • Front-line responders

 

 

It includes the following:

  • Guiding Principles
  • Overview and Definition(s)
  • Risk factors and Warning Signs
  • Assessment Questions
  • Interview Strategy
  • Safety Planning
  • Reporting and Legislation
  • Case Studies – Discussion Questions, Fact Boxes, Decision-Trees to assist with navigating supports and interventions
  • Provincial Resources/Services


Source:  Elder Abuse Ontario

 

 

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