Spotlight on Halton Healthcare
Congratulations Halton Healthcare (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Milton District Hospital, Georgetown Hospital) in Southern Ontario. They are our latest recipient of a 2016 | 2017 GPA Leadership Excellence in Person-Centred Care award. Read about outcomes and how GPA practice is alive and flourishing in acute care in Halton.
Study shows GPA leads to statistically significant student caregiver improvements …
in confidence, competence and knowledge acquisition when used across disciplines. Learn more
March 12, 2018Most studies on occupational health and safety in home and community care focus on the health and safety of professional health care workers such as nurses and therapists and very few address the occupational health and safety of personal support workers (PSWs)... Learn More »
March 9, 2018AGE congratulates Halton Healthcare (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Milton District Hospital and Georgetown Hospital) the latest winner of a 2016 | 2017 GPA Leadership Excellence in Person-Centred Care award. We recognize their ongoing efforts at implementing and sustaining GPA’s person-centred care approach... Learn More »
Spotlight on Edgewater Gardens LTC Home. Winner of a GPA Leadership Excellence in Person-Centred Care Award
February 12, 2018AGE congratulates Edgewater Gardens Long Term Care Home in the community of Dunville, Ontario, situated on the mouth of the Grand River. They are the latest 2016 | 2017 GPA Leadership Excellence in Person-Centred Care award winner. We recognize their ongoing efforts... Learn More »
NOTE: Please refer to GPA Coach information page for certification prerequisites. Supporting documents must be uploaded at registration. Participation at a GPA Education Session is now a prerequisite for GPA Certified Coach Training. If you have not participated in a GPA Education Session within the last 24 months, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to access prior to attending the GPA Coach Training Workshop.
The first step in our patient-centred approach to care is understanding the whole person.
Dr. Samir Sinha. Expert lead of the Ontario Seniors Strategy and founding Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for Canada's National Institute on Aging speaks about GPA
Nouveau! GPA est maintenant disponible en français : Approches Douces et Persuasives (ADP) dans les soins aux personnes atteintes de démence. Regardez la vidéo pour en apprendre plus.
In collaboration with AGE and multiple educational partners, including the Division of Geriatric Medicine at McMaster University, a new geriatric curriculum has been launched – the Geriatric Certificate Program (GCP). Click here for more information.
A Tribute to our Past: The GPA Legacy Rose
The cradled rose is an element from our original Gentle Persuasive Approaches logo. It represents our belief in a gentle, nurturing and respectful response to caring for older persons. Although our logo has evolved over time, our approach remains firmly rooted in person-centred care.
“Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.”
– Victor Hugo
Photo credit: Gardener Hands. Photographer: Lesleigh Bahnmaier, Lenexa, Kansas.
Photo used with permission from the Landon Center on Aging “Images of Aging” photo contest © University of Kansas Medical Centre.