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16apr1:30 pmProvincial Common Orientation to Caring for Older Adults (Tuesdays, April 16 - May 7)Tier 1: Foundations in Geriatrics for Interprofessional Teams (4 Weeks) Event Organized By: Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario (PGLO)

Event Details

The Provincial Common Orientation presents a structured, tiered learning approach designed for health and social care professionals focused on caring for older adults with frailty. This program facilitates progressive professional development through a comprehensive learning journey. It aims to foster a holistic geriatric care perspective, addressing the intricate blend of physical, cognitive, social, and mental health needs common in older adults.

Participants new to geriatrics commence with Tier 1: Foundations in Geriatrics for Interprofessional Teams, establishing vital baseline knowledge suitable for multidisciplinary healthcare teams. The learning trajectory then advances to Tier 2: Enhanced Knowledge and Skill Development in the Care of Older Adults, where learners deepen their understanding and skills through more intensive learning modules. The program features an eleven-week facilitated series, with detailed information available in the Program Outline.

For more information and to view the Program Outline, please visit Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario’s website.


(Tuesday) 1:30 pm


Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario (PGLO)

Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario (PGLO) leads the provincial coordination of specialized physical, cognitive, social and mental health services for older adults and advances integrated, person-centred care for older adults living with complex health conditions, including frailty and dementia, and their care partners, in Ontario. Funded by the Ministry of Health, PGLO focuses on coordinating perspectives across clinical geriatric services (Care of the Elderly, Geriatric Medicine, Geriatric Psychiatry and Interprofessional Geriatric Teams) in order to improve the care for older adults across the continuum of care. These clinical geriatric services are also called Specialized Geriatric Services (SGS).