Learning Objective 1: identify the key elements of a successful best practice implementation initiative focused on enhancing quality of resident care and facilitating a culture of evidence-based practice.
Learning Objective 2: outline specific strategies that are paramount to the success of the program and the creation of evidence informed cultures in the long-term care sector.
The guiding framework for this innovative program includes strategies directed towards: raising awareness; engagement; capacity development; guideline implementation; integration and evaluation. A team of LTC Best Practice Coordinators support the implementation efforts of LTC homes at the local and regional level, while linkages to the provincial mandate and other initiatives are coordinated centrally. This initiative has resulted in the establishment of networks for sharing successes (Communities of Practice), the building of expertise by promoting and supporting knowledge transfer, the creation and sharing of educational resources and the promotion of collaboration with other networks and quality improvement initiatives. This presentation will share key success stories of how the LTC Best Practice Initiative is impacting on the long-term care sector as it fosters the development of evidence informed practice and resident care.
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