Special COVID-19 Education - Free for the senior care sector

AdvantAge Ontario is proud to provide timely, relevant education on COVID-19 for the senior care sector free of charge. This is an initiative supported by the Ministry of Long-Term Care. To view upcoming events, scroll down and look under the COVID-19 Education tab, highlighted below.

Relevant, practical education for a thriving seniors’ care sector.

AdvantAge Ontario offers a full range of education opportunities to expand your professional knowledge, enhance your leadership capabilities, and keep you well informed on sector developments.

We offer a variety of delivery formats to maximum access and engage providers across the province.

In addition to topic-based sessions on emerging issues  throughout the year, we deliver high quality leadership education through the following annual programs:

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See additional COVID-19 information and resources

Access previous COVID-19 education recordings

Upcoming Events
January 21, 2021 | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Frontline Advice for Preparing for Vaccine Rollout
The long-awaited vaccines against COVID-19 have arrived to long-term care homes in every part of the province. Ottawa’s Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre has been among the first to administer vaccines to its residents and staff. A senior executive from Perley Rideau will share the centre’s experience in this not-to-be-missed webinar. Find out what your home can do to prepare for the rollout, get strategies for encouraging high vaccine uptake among your staff, and ensure this critical tool for ending the pandemic has the very best chance for success. Register here

January 26, 2021 | 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

In the News and On the Table: Current Issues for Long-Term Care Governance
With a health system in transformation while it also faces perhaps its greatest test, it is a dynamic time to be on a not-for-profit or municipal long-term care home board. Hear how topics covered in the first two sessions apply to several current issues on the agendas of long-term care governing bodies across Ontario. Gain insight into the background of these issues, ways to approach them and what to expect in the future. Register here

January 26 - February 16, 2021 | 30-Minute Sessions

Resilience Recharge: Practices for Mental Wellness during the Second Wave
PPE is there to protect your physical health, but your mental health needs care and attention too. Learn to cultivate inner calm and strength in the face of the current pandemic storm through this bite-sized webinar series. Each weekly 30-minute session will engage you in a different theme, inviting you to try out a variety of movement, breathing and mindfulness techniques that are simple but transformative. Become comfortable with practices to help you relax and calm your mind, stay positive, and treat yourself and others with kindness, even as you deal with current challenges. Register here

February 16, 2021 | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

HR Guidance for Staff Screening and Management
As homes bring in new staff to cope with the added demands of COVID-19, they must continue to stay on top of screening and management processes recommended in the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry’s final report. Our labour and employment law expert will walk you through your home’s legal obligations and share current human resources best practices for effective ways to screen, hire, manage and discipline staff in the long-term care setting. Register here

More events coming soon.