The Ontario Community Support Association hosts Ontario’s largest and most representative conference dedicated to home and community care. This year’s conference theme, From Roadmap to Reality: Navigating Change Together explores the challenges and opportunities of health system transformation for providers, clients and communities. Featuring inspiring keynote speakers, interactive workshops, and the newest in research and best practices, it’s a can’t-miss opportunity to learn about the ways home and community care contributes to a stronger health care system. The event takes place October 18 & 19 in Markham. For more information or to register, please visit http://www.ocsaconference.com.
HSPRN STUDENTS RECEIVE OUTSTANDING AWARDS
Congratulations to Mudi Kadu on recently being awarded the Age-Well Graduate Student and Postdoctoral award in Technology and Aging from Age-Well NCE. Kadu’s winning research is entitled “Assessing Implementation Readiness for Integrated Care-Enabling Technologies.” These awards provide partial funding for exceptionally qualified candidates
and their research for two years with the possibility for renewal for up to three years.
Jennifer Gutberg has been awarded a a three year fellowship from Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé [FRQS] for her research entitled, “Understanding the Role of Middle Managers in Influencing Patient Safety Culture: A Comparative Case Study.”
Congratulations to Jennifer Im on her acceptance into the Canadian Frailty Network Interdisciplinary Fellowship Program. This program provides trainees with the opportunity to take part in adapted experiential learning and provides them with further skills and understanding of frailty and late life issues. Funding for the program is provided by both the CFN and HSPRN. For more information about the fellowship program visit: http://www.cfn-nce.ca/training/interdisciplinary-fellowship-program/