Health Care of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability during the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Are We Learning and What’s Next?

Tue, June 23, 2020

Health Care of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability during the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Are We Learning and What’s Next?

This webinar series focuses on what we are learning about COVID-19 and adults with IDD to discuss practical implications for their health care now and moving forward.

Lunch & Learn: Social Prescribing

Wed, June 17, 2020 - Wed, June 24, 2020

Hosted by the Alliance for Healthier Communities

Following up for the attendees of the Social Prescribing During COVID-19 and Beyond webinar,
This is a final friendly reminder that there are two further conversations planned. There were many excellent questions raised that we were not able to address during the webinar. These follow-up sessions will provide opportunity for us to dive deeper together and provide more extended Q&A time.

Lunch & Learn: Social Prescribing in Practice

Wednesday, June 17, 12 to 1 pm

Digital Solutions: Adoption, Adaptation and their role in post-Covid19 health and social care delivery

Thu, June 18, 2020

Hosted by the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

11:00 AM EST

As each integrated care building block is reliant on information, digital solutions could be seen as the cement that holds the blocks together. Albeit, the arguments for greater use and investment have become increasingly compelling, the rate of adoption remains below expectations; that is until COVID-19.

Approaches to Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Conversations

Mon, June 15, 2020

Hosted by the HPCO and CHPCA

Monday, June 15th, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST


This session will describe an approach to Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Conversations. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Participants will gain awareness of Person-Centered Decision-Making (PCDM) components, be able to describe how values shape decision-making, and review resources available on having person centered conversations in the context of COVID-19.

Target Audience

COVID-19 virtual town hall with Kawartha Lakes health leaders

Thu, June 11, 2020
Online, teleconference

Organized by the City of Kawartha Lakes

On June 11 from 11 a.m. to Noon leaders from across Kawartha Lakes will present a virtual town hall, focused on their local response to COVID-19.

Viewers will hear about services to support them through this time; how to access hospital, community and primary care; and get the latest news on COVID-19 testing, symptoms, cloth masks, and more.


Overview of Managing Common COVID-19 Respiratory Symptoms in Palliative Care and End of Life - A Primer for Front Line Staff

Thu, June 04, 2020

Hosted by the HPCO and CHPCA

Thursday, June 4th, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST

A primer to familiarize front line staff on respiratory symptom management in palliative care and end of life. Respiratory symptoms are common with COVID-19 and managing symptoms related to respiratory illness will be critical to a person’s comfort and dignity. This primer is to provide an overview of management and to improve comfort level of front-line staff in supporting patients and their families.

Target Audience

Acknowledging and Responding to the Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Health Care Providers

Fri, May 29, 2020

Hosted by Pallium Canada

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

COVID-19 has had a major impact on the psychological wellbeing of health care providers, especially those working on the front lines of care. Building on a previous webinar of a similar topic, this webinar will explore in more detail the psychological impact and effective approaches to help health care providers care for themselves and their colleagues.

Host and Moderator: Dr. José Pereira MBChB, CFPC (PC), MSc, FCFP

Lunch&Learn: Taking Care of the Caregivers

Wed, June 03, 2020

Hosted by CAMH

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Families play a key role in supporting adults with developmental disabilities (DD) to manage their health, both physical and mental. As a caregiver, it is important to remember to take the time for self-care. When you take care of yourself, you can better care for those you love. Come learn about why self-care is so important and some strategies you can use to remain physically and mentally well.

This webinar/workshop is part of the Azrieli Family Education Series and will be facilitated by family advisors at CAMH