The Innovations in Elder Care Community is a dedicated space to collaborate on innovative practices designed to improve elder care. This Community is a space to share resources & connect with others interested in improvements within this realm. (Note that since this is a public space, posting confidential information is not recommended). Browse our resources to see case studies, tools, and articles that might help generate some ideas for implementation within your organization. Share your thoughts and expertise, and ask questions to join the conversation – you can also upload additional resources here.
General information about communities of practice can be found below:
- What are Communities of Practice?
- Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge - Seven Principles for Cultivating Communities of Practice
- You Might be a CoP if...
- Communities of Practice - The Art of Learning Together
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Free Audio Program: March 22, 2018, 2:00 PM ET: Mobility Matters for Age-Friendly Care
Registration Information: http://www.ihi.org/education/AudioVideo/WIHI/mobility-matters-for-age-friendly-care/Pages/default.aspx?utm_campaign=wihi&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=61387597&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9k8OlF8emMcbSK_9tEE5YjOwQ8MFdRhiyK3GqQ5iELD55C1wwE58t6aXRh-To2oMHnOtNbwh90bA3HJOYsvhjL4Uwotw&_hsmi=61387597
Aging in Place with a Disability and Dignity: February 22, 2-3pm ET
For older patients with disabilities, the care and support services they need to function optimally at home are often fragmented and not always obtainable. On the next WIHI (Thursday, February 22, 2-3pm ET), learn how the CAPABLE program is demonstrating low-cost, practical ways to fill the void in a handful of US communities: http://www.ihi.org/education/AudioVideo/WIHI/aging-in-place-with-a-disability-and-dignity/Pages/default.aspx?utm_campaign=tw&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=60617198&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_3Efvgc2VSTDgb_w898wxX-uTnlsn9DRovZAhqXoN5-ftD2r38AbJ7dOF22m-e0V9v5J8ZtuJkiB9u6tP0Fx7XbYVoJA&_hsmi=60617198
Understanding dementia: An exchange with experts on prevention, treatment, and care
FYI - This bilingual event is hosted by the CIHR Institute of Aging in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging. The event is free of charge. However, space is limited and we ask you to please RSVP at email@example.com by January 25, 2018. The event will also be broadcast live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HealthResearchInCanada/.
Excellence in Design: Optimal Living Space for People With Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
This white paper addresses the evolving needs and desires of the growing population with cognitive impairment and their families by presenting recommendations for the design of care settings that woul...
Improving Patient Transitions with Nurse Oversight via Care at Hand mHealth: Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley
ESMV wanted to provide their non-clinically trained health coaches with nurse oversight to deliver better quality clinical support to patients transitioning from the hospital to the home environment....