Stay Compliant: Essential Reporting Requirements for LTC

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Three-part webinar series 

Sign up for all three! October 3, 10 and 17, 2023

Refresh your knowledge of the basics and ensure you are up to date on the many recent changes and amendments to provincial accountability requirements for seniors’ care. Our three-part webinar series covers what you must know, including your organization’s obligations and the different reporting formats you must use. From reporting to the College of Nurses, to the Coroner’s Office, and continuing to meet privacy regulations, this series will keep you and your home on top of everything you need to stay compliant with current legislation.

Webinar 1
Tuesday October 3, 2023 10:00am –12:00pm

  Reporting to the College of Nurses Ontario (CNO)

> Discuss the reporting obligations of homes and nurses under the Regulated Health Professions Act.

> Familiarize yourself with the College of Nurses of Ontario’s (CNO) Practice Support re-sources.

> Get an overview of the updated Code of Conduct, which summarizes the accountabilities that underpin all CNO standards of practice.

> Have an opportunity to participate through case examples and discussion.

Explore the Session Speakers!
Jeff Cook, Intake Team Lead, College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
Natasha Peters, Investigator, College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
Yvonne Yu, Advanced Practice Consultant, College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)BA

Webinar 2
Tuesday October 10, 2023 10:00am –12:00pm

  Reporting to the Coroner

> Understand the purpose of the coroner’s investigation when a resident dies in a long-term care home.

> Learn about the new Resident Death Notice Reporting Tool (RDN) and its requirements, which replaces the Institutional Death Record (IPDR) for electronic reporting for LTC homes. 

> Hear about reporting requirements with respect to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), an area where homes have sometimes encountered challenges.

Explore the Session Speakers

Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Coroner – Modernization, Ministry of the Solicitor General, Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario

Webinar 3
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
10:00am – 12:00pm 

  Upholding Seniors’ Privacy Rights in Reporting

> Enhance your knowledge about the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and changes that have been made to it over the last two years, including regulation-making powers by Ontario Health Teams and electronic audit logs.

> Understand what this legislation and the amendments mean for your home’s collection, use and disclosure of residents’ personal health information.

> Receive guidance in how to avoid potential consequences related to misinformed reporting practices.

Explore the Session Speakers!
Kathryn Frelick, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP
Brendan Gray, Legal Counsel, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

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Jeff Cook, Intake Team Lead, College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)

Jeff Cook is the Intake Team Lead, Professional Conduct, at the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). Jeff started at CNO in 2018 as an Investigator and moved to the Team Lead role in 2021. As Intake Team Lead, Jeff supports a team of investigators with the intake and resolution of complaints and reports.

Jeff is a member of the Law Society of Ontario. Prior to joining CNO, Jeff worked in an employment and insurance litigation firm and at the Ontario Ombudsman.
Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Coroner – Modernization, Ministry of the Solicitor General, Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario 
Kathryn Frelick, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP

Kathryn Frelick has specialized expertise in health and privacy and is a leading lawyer in these areas. She advises public and private health industry clients on a broad range of matters, with a particular focus on regulatory, strategic, and risk management advice, as well as advocacy before health and privacy administrative tribunals and regulatory bodies. Kathryn’s regulatory practice includes expertise in areas such as health information and privacy, quality and patient safety, mental health, consent and capacity, health profession regulation, health insurance legislation, research and innovation, private health care, and corporate regulatory compliance. In addition to her health practice, Kathryn advises clients on all aspects of federal and provincial privacy and freedom-of-information laws, including the management of privacy and security breaches, complaints, and proceedings. Kathryn regularly assists businesses, from startups to multinationals, to navigate Canada’s complex health regulatory and privacy regimes.

Brendan Gray, Legal Counsel, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Natasha Peters, Investigator, College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)

Natasha Peters is an Investigator, Professional Conduct, at the College of Nurses of Ontario. Natasha is responsible for assessing incoming complaints and reports regarding nurses’ conduct, competence and health and facilitating resolutions. 

Natasha is a Registered Nurse with experience in Medicine, Intensive Care and Care Coordination at a Local Health Integration Network. Natasha holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Masters of Public Policy and Administration.

Yvonne Yu, Advanced Practice Consultant, College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)

Yvonne Yu is an Advanced Practice Consultant, Quality Practice, at the College of Nurses of Ontario. Yvonne is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of regulatory practice support resources to ensure safe, competent and ethical care in nursing.  

Yvonne is a Registered Nurse and has completed her Bachelor and Masters of Science in Nursing.  


Jennifer Cornell, Director of Long-Term Care, Corporation of the County of Grey

Jennifer Cornell is the Director of Long-Term Care with the County of Grey, responsible for 3 Long Term Care Communities; Lee Manor in Owen Sound, Grey Gables in Markdale and Rockwood Terrace in Durham. She is a respected long-term care and health system leader with over twenty years of progressively senior leadership roles. Jennifer is a transformational leader focused on quality care and service initiatives, team development and growth. She has harnessed the County of Grey “Colour It Your Way” philosophy to bring about positive change through impactful relationships, inspiration, orchestration and facilitation. 

Susan Drew, Market Segment Manager, Senior Living and Behavioral Mental Health, Altro Americas

Susan is the Market Segment Manager - Altro Americas. A graduate of the University of Alberta’s School of Business with her Evidence Based Design Accreditation and Certification and almost 20 years’ experience in the flooring/walling industry, Susan understands the importance of human centered design and product development. In the past 7 years, she has collaborated with the A&D community and end user groups across North America accumulating insight to the unique challenges of Healthcare Design, especially as it relates to behavioural mental health and senior care environments. Susan’s passion is discovering, and sharing with others, solutions in the built environment that benefit our health and wellbeing.


Helena Ventrella, Interior Designer, Helena Ventrella Design Limited


Barbara Michalik, Executive Director of Academic, Community Partnerships and Programming, The Rekai Centres

Barbara Michalik is a graduate of the Social Service Worker-Gerontology program at Seneca College, with a Bachelor of Arts-Sociology Degree from York University.  Barbara is the Executive Director of Community, Academic Partnerships and Programming at the Rekai Centres (Sherbourne Place and Wellesley Central Place LTC in downtown Toronto) and has been with the organization since 2008. She is also a part-time Faculty Advisor in the Social Service Worker Gerontology Program at George Brown College and continues to lecture at various academic affiliates.  She chairs numerous committees and is has been responsible for significant innovations at the Rekai Centres which have been recognized across Canada.  

These innovations include National Occupational Classification (NOC) changes to express entry for Healthcare Workers applying for immigration status in Canada, Palliative Care & End of Life Program with the TC-LHIN, Academic Preceptorship Model, PSW academic curriculum changes, Dementia Care and Inclusivity for 2SLGBTQI+ seniors in LTC. 

The Rekai Centres officially launched the first 2SLGBTQI+ Rainbow Wing in LTC in North America to support seniors on June 18th, 2022.   This initiative of a unit and inclusivity throughout the Rekai Centres has been a journey since 2009.  It has been filled with consistent education, community involvement and partnerships.  See attached Rainbow Unit description.


Mary Connell, Principal Consultant, Mary Connell Consulting