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Our Fifth FCN-4 Zoom Meeting (and 50th FCN-4 Regional Meeting) was held on June 8th at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

 

Our Guest Speakers for this Zoom Meeting were:

Dwayne Green (Administrator, Malton Village LTC Centre, Peel Region), and

Mary Connell (Butterfly Model Project Manager / Dementia Advisor LTC, Peel Region).  Click on this icon        to download and view their Powerpoint presentation

They will be speaking to us about the Butterfly Model and, in particular, the Redstone Unit at Malton Village in Peel.

* How has the Butterfly Model helped to make residents feel more comfortable?

* What techniques/approaches have proved to be most beneficial during the current pandemic?

* And more.

Here are two videos to provide you with further background on the Butterfly Model:

1. Watch the transformation of Peel Region's Redstone dementia unit in a 20-minute mini doc (Toronto Star)

   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYrMu3ujs-Y

2. We Are Family (Dementia Care Matters 'Feelings Matter Most')

   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gcaElkEFfE

Agenda:

1.     Introduction & Network Welcome

2.     Guest Speakers’ presentation ... followed by Question & Answer session

3.     Update from the FCN-4 Advocacy Committee

4.     Round Table Discussion & Promising (Best) Practices

        * What key issue(s) is your Family Council currently facing?

        * What ideas, success stories and/or other “Best Practices” have helped to improve the life of residents at your LTC home?

        * Other issues relevant to you

Our fourth FCN-4 Zoom Meeting (and 49th FCN-4 Regional Meeting) was held  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 (9:30 – 11:30 am)

We were pleased that 60 people attended the meeting. Minutes of the meeting can be downloaded and viewed by clicking on this icon.

To see Power Point presentation at the meeting click on this icon. 

Our third FCN-4 Zoom Meeting (and 48th FCN-4 Regional Meeting) was held  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 (9:30 – 11:30 am)

 

The Guest Speaker was Holly Odoardi (Senior Administrator – Macassa Lodge, Hamilton)

Holly spoke on  “LTC – CARES Hamilton” – a program established to provide LTC residents with access to support from Emergency Room Physicians and other healthcare services for urgent issues, while being able to stay in the comfort of their LTC home environment.

Agenda:

1.     Introduction & Network Welcome

2.     Guest Speaker ... followed by Question & Answer session

3.     Update from the FCN-4 Advocacy Committee

4.     Round Table Discussion & Promising (Best) Practices

        *  Key issues that your Family Council is facing

        * Sharing ideas, success stories and other “Best Practices” that have helped to improve the life of residents

        * How is your LTC home helping residents deal with loneliness and depression during the pandemic?

        * The role of “essential caregiver / care-partner”

        * etc.

Meeting Report: Click on the icon to download and read the full report. 

The previous FCN-4 Regional meeting was held via Zoom on November 2, 2020 with more than 60 people participating. Click on this icon         to download and view the Slide Deck of our Guest Speaker: Laura Tamblyn Watts (President and CEO of CanAge).

 

The Chair of our FCN-4 Advocacy Committee, Carol Dueck, also provided an update at the meeting. Click on this icon         to download and view the Slide Deck of her report.