Supporting Caregivers Supports Patients- The Critical Role of Primary Care in Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Thu, November 24, 2022
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY The ONTARIO CAREGIVER ORGANIZATION and PRIMARY CARE COLLABORATIVE

 

There are 4 million caregivers across Ontario, providing an estimated 75% of the care to family members, partners, friends, or neighbours. Caregiver well-being has an impact on patient health outcomes – well-supported caregivers are more likely to provide better care. Primary care providers can play a key role in preventing burnout and enhancing caregiver well-being by initiating early interventions and connecting caregivers to support.

Wellness Check: Dealing with Transitions and Managing Stress

Thu, September 15, 2022
ZOOM Webinar

​HOSTED BY AFHTO & Canadian mental health association ontario 

Uncertainty and unpredictability have been constants throughout the duration of the pandemic as has the need to navigate transitions. In this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to gain insight into change processes and their impact on workplace mental health. Strategies for managing hybrid working models and combating stress will also be explored.  

Advancing Equity in Cancer Screening for Gender-Diverse Clients

Fri, June 17, 2022
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY the alliance for healthier communities, indigenous primary health care council, nurse practitioner led clinics association, association of family health teams of ontario and ontario health

Ontario Health has developed new, gender-affirming cancer screening guidelines to support the health and wellbeing of Trans and Non-Binary clients. These groups often have lower screening rates than their peers due to outreach that misses eligible clients and screening practices that can trigger gender dysphoria.

Practical Technologies that can Enable Ageing in Place

Thu, May 19, 2022
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY Sinai health, national institute of ageing, university health network & primary care collaborative

Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Sinai Health and University Health Network (UHN) and Director of Health Policy Research at the National Institute on Ageing (NIA), will be presenting on Practical Technologies that can Enable Ageing in Place on May 19, from 9:00 – 10:00am EDT. This webinar is presented by Sinai Health, in partnership with the NIA, UHN, and the Primary Care Collaborative.

IPAC Strategies to Ensure a Safe Environment in Primary Care Clinics

Thu, April 14, 2022
ZOOM Webinar

In partnership the members of the Primary Care Collaborative, Public Health Ontario (PHO) provided infection prevention and control (IPAC) information to those working in clinical office settings. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Primary Care practices rapidly transitioned to providing services to their patients through a hybrid of in-person and virtual visits. Virtual care has left clinicians feeling disconnected from their patients and a goal of both clinicians and all those providing support to clinical office practice is to continue a safe return to in-person care.

Information Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination for Children 5-11 years old

Mon, November 29, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination for children 5-11 years old is expected to be approved by Health Canada by the end of November. The Alliance for Healthier Communities and the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario is cohosting an information session to help our members prepare, and to answer your most pressing questions.

Dr. Janine McCready, infectious diseases physician at Michael Garron Hospital, will share details of the expected or approved vaccine for children, share insights for how to counsel parents and guardians, and address commonly asked questions and concerns.