Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Keeping seniors safe

The goal of this virtual discussion is to explore practical solutions for keeping seniors safe. The ideas are drawn from real life experiences noting how COVID-19 impacted seniors, their loved ones as well as healthcare workers and leaders.
The focus of the discussion is on identifying safety risks together with practical solutions for seniors who live at home, in residences and long-term care facilities.

Related Books

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all

Related Audiobooks

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Keeping seniors safe

  1. 1. Keeping Seniors Safe May 15, 2020
  2. 2. Welcome
  3. 3. Objectives Explore actions for improving senior safety during and after the pandemic especially around communications, infection prevention and control and medication safety. Leave the session with at least one practical idea for engaging patients, families, and/or the public in improving patient safety for seniors.
  4. 4. Moderator Bernie Weinstein Member Patients for Patient Safety Canada
  5. 5. Seniors in Canada 2020 – 6 million, 16% 2030 – 9.5 million 23% 2050 --> 26 % Over 90% of COVID-19 cases affected seniors
  6. 6. Areas of concern • Communications /Connectivity • Medications • Medical concerns • Infection control • Falls Note in the chat what concerns YOU the most
  7. 7. Speaker Sharon Nettleton Member Patients for Patient Safety Canada
  8. 8. Scarboro Community Association’s Coffee Klatsch COVID-19 Initiatives Calgary, Alberta
  9. 9. Speaker Judith Maxwell Member Patients for Patient Safety Canada
  10. 10. Speaker Donna Davis Member Patients for Patient Safety Canada
  11. 11. Resources • Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Home Care Safety - Resources for home care providers, family caregivers and clients, policy makers and academics related to falls prevention, medication safety • World Health Organization, COVID-19 advice for the public – resources for protecting yourself and your loved ones including using masks and other protective equipment safely, mental health and parenting.
  12. 12. Thank you Contact patients@cpsi-icsp.ca Website www.patientsforpatientsafety.ca Twitter @patients4safety #PatientSafety #ptsafety

×