Publications

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Cannabis Toolkit (Updated October 2018)

Members: Free | Non-Members: $200

Developed in collaboration with DDO Health Law and MediSystem Pharmacy, the Cannabis Toolkit provides you with accurate, up-to-date, critical guidance with respect to recreational and medical cannabis since legalization. It will help you understand the federal and provincial legal framework, proactively put policies in place, and support your decision-making. Includes risk management considerations and policy templates on medical and recreational cannabis for resident and staff use.

Medical Assistance in Dying Toolkit (Updated April 2018)

Members: Free | Non-Members: $150

This 47-page, comprehensive toolkit, developed with DDO Health Law, provides you with accurate, up-to-date, critical guidance with respect to MAID. Toolkit includes a legal landscape overview, internal policy checklist, decision tree, case scenario, and a policy template for long term care. 
 

Simplifying Privacy: A Toolkit for LTC Facilities and Community Care (2004 Edition)

Members: $40 | Non-Members: $70

A valuable resource for implementing a privacy program. This comprehensive CD Rom provides guidance and templates on privacy law and action that long term care and community care providers should take to protect personal information and electronic document transfer.

Aging in Place: A Guide for Housing Providers

Members: $29 | Non-Members: $29

Housing organizations are continually challenged by the complexity of the services system and the changing needs and expectations of tenants, families, and service providers. This guide examines services and housing issues and offers suggestions for addressing them and an explanation of terms commonly used in the sector. A helpful resource for experienced administrators and an excellent primer for staff and boards.

For Such a Time As This

Members: $8 | Non-Members: $12

A historical perspective of the development of the houses of refuge and charitable institutions in Ontario, providing a detailed description of facilities and the shocking conditions that L. E. Ludlow discovered when he was appointed inspector of houses of refuge in 1946. An excellent historical resource for the sector.

Procedure for a Mock Evacuation of a LTC Facility

Members: $5 | Non-Members: $10

Wellington Terrace developed a mock evacuation for the purpose of heightening awareness and to allow staff to develop a sense of ownership and pride in their emergency procedures by participating in the planning as well as the implementation. Wellington Terrace has generously made this report on their process available to AdvantAge Ontario members.