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Continuity across transitions in care: What do older adults tell us?

CHEOS presentation 28nov2017 small

When:  Tuesday, November 28,  08:30 - 10:00
Where:  Cullen Family Lecture Theatre, St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC.
Type of Event:  The event is organized as part of a national collaboration (funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research) on “A Meta-Narrative Review of Patient- and Family-Reported Experience and Outcome Measures Across Transitions of Care for Frail Seniors Living at Home” led by Lena Cuthbertson, Kara Schick-Makaroff, and Rick Sawatzky.
Registration:  This event is free and available to the general public and health care providers alike.  Space is limited so please register HERE.

 Presenters:  

Richard Sawatzky - Professor, School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Scientist and Program Head – Patient-Reported Outcomes, CHÉOS
Isobel MacKenzie - BC Seniors Advocate
Chris Graham - CEO, Picker Institute Europe

There can be large gaps in care for older adults and their family caregivers during transitions from hospital to home or primary care. Join us to hear from Isobel Mackenzie, BC's Seniors Advocate, and Chris Graham, the CEO of the Picker Institute Europe, about what they have learned from older adults. Rick Sawatzky, Canada Research Chair in Person-Centred Outcomes, will introduce both speakers.

In this session you will learn about the art and science of obtaining and using information collected directly from patients and their family caregivers aimed at improving the continuity and quality of care for older adults during these transitions

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