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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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October 21-28, 2021

Resourced, Resilient and Ready: Human Resources Strategies

The pandemic has added new complexities and challenges to the long-term care workplace. Spruce up your toolbox and leverage the expertise of leaders in the field through a two-part series presenting a range of creative and tested strategies to meet your current HR demands. You'll receive updates on Ministry developments, hear from legal experts about recruitment and retention approaches, get ideas for building resilience among COVID-strained staff, and learn from member homes as well as from international perspectives. There will also be time to ask questions and brainstorm solutions. This is a rich, information-packed learning opportunity that you will quickly put to work in your home.

November 2, 2021 | 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Optimizing Facility Planning To Improve Resident Care

In this practical webinar, you will discover and discuss the challenges of utilizing space safely and efficiently in modern senior care homes. You will explore best practices in facility planning, and learn how to design facilities that enhance the care environment for both residents and caregivers. Finally, you will learn more about the importance of space allocation for appropriate equipment.

November 9-16, 2021

Essential Reporting Requirements in Long-Term Care

Reporting the right information, at the right time, in the right way, to a variety of oversight bodies is an important regulatory requirement for long-term care homes and employees. This imperative and the need for a home's staff to be aware of their specific reporting obligations was underlined by the LTC Homes Public Inquiry. The COVID-19 pandemic has added reporting requirements of its own.

November 22, 2021 | 09:00 AM - 03:15 PM

Members-Only Seniors' Housing Forum

AdvantAge Ontario is pleased to announce that on National Housing Day - November 22, 2021, we will once again host our members-only Housing Forum. This year's Forum will be a one-day virtual gathering that will be of interest to housing providers, community support service organizations and LTC providers who have developed or are considering developing a seniors' housing model on their campus.

November 23-25, 2021

Workplace Investigations and Your Home: What You Need To Kno

The LTC Public Inquiry’s recommendations underscored the legal responsibility organizations hold to conduct proper and effective workplace investigations. Ensure your home has what it needs to do this by reserving your spot today for this in-demand workshop. Last year’s sessions sold out! We’re bringing you the same education in a virtual format, with lots of opportunities to engage in small group work activities, polls and discussions with our speaker.

December 7, 2021 | 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Should Your Home Be Liberalizing Your Menu?

Malnutrition can have a significant impact on the overall health and well-being of older adults. In Long-term Care specifically the prevention of malnutrition and resident quality of life must be balanced against a residents' adherence to therapeutic diets for specific conditions such as diabetes and renal disease. This session will look at the current guidelines, research and common practice within senior living settings in Canada and discuss whether homes should be considering diet liberalization on their menus.

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