Ontario Long Term Care Association

Ontario Long Term Care Association

November 21, 2011 12:13 ET

Media Advisory: Ontario Long Term Care Association Presents the 3rd Annual Applied Research Education Day

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2011) -

Attention: Health and Science Reporters, Assignment Editors and Lifestyle Reporters

The Ontario Long Term Care Association, in collaboration with Health Quality Ontario, the Seniors Health Research Transfer Network, Ontario Long Term Care Physicians, Ontario Association of Residents' Councils and the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly, presents the 3rd Annual OLTCA Applied Research Education Day.

What: An information-packed day that will:

  • Promote research utilization and innovation in long-term care;
  • Profile new and emerging research and researchers, and
  • Provide a forum for learning, networking and information sharing.

Where: Allstream Centre, 105 Princes' Boulevard, Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON

When: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Who: Special guests include:

  • Alex Bezzina, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Dr. Sherry Dupuis, co-lead of the Partnerships in Dementia Care Alliance
  • Brenda Hounam, founding member of the Brant Dementia Network: Working Together to Enhance Care
  • Dr. John Hirdes, senior Canadian Fellow and a Board Member of interRAI, an international consortium of researchers from 29 countries
  • Dr. Robyn Stone, Executive Director - Institute for the Future of Aging Services (IFAS) at LeadingAge: Innovating Aging Care and Service Delivery

A complete list of concurrent education sessions and speakers can be found here: http://www.oltca.com/en/events/ared_presenters.html.

Contact Information

  • For more information, or to attend and arrange an interview
    with a speaker, please contact:
    Michelle Gradini
    Communications Coordinator
    905-470-8995 ext. 39 or 647-284-6642