LTC Capital Development Case Study-Learning from Humber Meadows

Thursday October 5, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
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The push is on to rapidly add beds and build state-of-the-art, long-term care homes designed to meet the demand and needs of the province’s aging population. 

Learn from the recently opened Humber Meadows LTC, the second project to be completed under the province’s accelerated build pilot program. Whether you’re contemplating a new development or a rebuild, you’ll be better prepared after hearing about their experience navigating the realities, complex operational issues and risks that come with this territory.

Learn essential steps for launching a project as well as how consideration of details, such as the integration of modern technology, can make a difference in residents’ daily living experience.
Get pointers on crucial steps, including aligning project and strategic objectives, reviewing commitments, and major decisions that can affect the project's outcome and execution.
Receive details about managing risks from conception to construction and onward to opening day, including those related to health and safety and the local community.

Sadie Friesner, Executive Director, Meadows Humber 
Delkar DaSilva, Manager of Facilities, Meadows Humber 

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Sadie Friesner: Executive Director, Humber Meadows 

Sadie began her career in Long Term Care as a Restorative Care Aide in 2007, and transitioned into a leadership role in 2009.Most recently, Sadie was the Executive Director at Sienna Living, where she has had a progressive leadership journey. Some of her successes as Executive Director include the end of several outbreaks in multiple homes resulting in zero resident/staff deaths or hospitalizations. Recently, she was tasked to take over a nursing home with over 45-compliance orders from the Ministry of LTC. In less than six month, she successfully led the team in improving the quality of care for the home’s residents which resulted in the home meeting the conditions of the compliance order. Additionally, Sadie has received consistently high employee satisfaction scores through focused engagement and her unwavering commitment to quality and safety.

Sadie holds a Bachelor of Arts, with a specialization in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, from York University (2009). She completed her Post-Graduate Studies in Therapeutic Recreation from Georgian College, as well as her Registered Recreation Therapist with Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (2012). Sadie also holds a LTC Administrator Certificate from AdvantAge Ontario (2011), Graduate Diploma in Management from Athabasca University (2022) and is currently an MBA candidate with Athabasca University (2023).
Delkar DaSilva: Manager of Facilities, Humber Meadows 

Del is driven to have an impact & improve the quality of life for as many residents as possible. He does so by ensuring facility optimization, while always searching for ways to improve facility operations and supporting its residents.Del has over 25 years of experience managing and operating high profile commercial properties with 12 of those years in healthcare managing facilities at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Humber River Hospital, and Trillium Health Partners.