E-posters will be presented and displayed in the Exhibit Hall booth #103 located in Pre-Conference A. E-poster presentations will take place on September 18 and 19, during lunch, as per the schedule below. Presenting authors are expected to be at booth # 103 during the specified presentation time to facilitate discussion and answer questions. E-poster presentations will be 15 minutes in length and take place consecutively.

**E-posters will be rotating on the poster screen during regular conference hours when poster presentations are not taking place.


E-Poster Presentations

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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E-POSTER #1 - Project ECHO Care of the Elderly-Long-Term Care
12:30 pm – 12:45 pm

This poster will introduce ECHO Care of the Elderly-Long-Term Care, an educational program that uses videoconferencing technology to build capacity of primary care providers and interprofessional team members while promoting multi-dimensional learning.  A live mini “mock” ECHO session will be utilized to demonstrate the program.
Presenters: Lisa Sokoloff, Manager, Training & Simulation, Baycrest Health Sciences; David Conn, VP Education, Baycrest Health Sciences.
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E-POSTER #2 - Benefits of Implementing the OLTCA Spasticity Management Program in Ontario Long Term Care Homes - A Pilot Study
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

Spasticity is an involuntary muscle overactivity which commonly follows a stroke and presents in a variety of ways. The dysfunctions associated with spasticity interfere with resident quality of life and adds to caregiver burden. An effective Spasticity Management Program will promote a positive change for the long-term care home sector.
Presenters: Deborah Green, Program Coordinator, In Initiative.
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E-POSTER #3 - Enhancing Food in Long Term Care: Phase 1 Identifying Enrichment Opportunities

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

This session will provide learnings from the first phase of a three phase project focused on improving the nutrient quality of food provided in long term care. Many older adults consume inadequate vitamins and minerals and protein. Enriching food offerings is one way to improve this situation.
Presenters: Heather Keller, Schlegel Research Chair, Nutrition & Aging, Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging.
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E-POSTER #4 - Wellness in Long Term Care: using Resident Assessment Instrument to Support and Evaluate Reduction of Use of Antipsychotic Medications

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Using Resident Assessment Instrument to support progress and success of wellness-improving initiatives, such as reduction in use of antipsychotics and the decrease in falls, Manitoba Revera Long Term Care has been able to demonstrate that we are making a difference in the wellness of the persons served in our Homes.
Presenter: Bella Iomdina, Regional Manager Clinical Services, Revera LTC Inc.
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Thursday, September 19, 2019
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
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E-POSTER #5 - Towards a Life Course Approach to the Organization & Delivery of Dementia Care: The Preferences, Strengths, and Need-based (PSN) Model of Dementia Care

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm

Facilitators will provide a detailed description of the PSN Model and engage participants in discussions about care interventions align with the PSN Model. Participants will apply their learning through interactive group activities. Discussions will inform understanding of dementia care delivery in LTC and roles of various clinical and non-clinical health care staff.
Presenters: Heather McNeil, Senior Research Associate, SE Health.
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E-POSTER #6 - Building a Culture of Quality - Quality Day at Kensington Health
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

This is the story of how one organization mobilized care providing staff to come together to learn more about quality through being part of a staff group to plan a Quality Day celebration for eight entities that make up the Kensington Health organization. The result was a surprise to everyone!
Presenters: Darla Matheson, Director of Quality and Risk, Kensington Health; Ana Paula Anjos, Manager of Quality, Kensington Health; Gem Maravilla, Quality Coordinator, Kensington Health.
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E-POSTER #7 - Fracture Prevention: A New Tool for Fracture Risk Assessment and Management in Long-Term Care
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

The Fracture Risk Scale is a standardized tool for identifying fracture risk for LTC residents. This poster will review the guidelines for fracture prevention in LTC as applied to the FRS, using case studies to illustrate best approaches to managing LTC residents at varying levels of risk for fracture.
Presenter: Loretta Hillier, Program Manager, Osteoporosis Strategy in Long-Term Care and Research, Geriatric Education and Research In Aging Sciences (GERAS) Centre
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*** E-Poster program subject to change ***

E-Poster Sessions generously sponsored by: