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CHNET-Works Webinars for May 2015

May 2015

Health  Care  Innovation Working Group (HCIWG) Dementia and Care-giving
May 12, 2015
1:30-3:15 p.m.

Presentation will be in English with PowerPoint slides available in English and French. Recognizing the need to learn from each other in addressing the needs of persons with dementia and their care partners, Canada’s Premiers have established a Seniors’ Care Working group that is tasked with identifying innoations in the area of Dementia care and services.

Restorative Approaches to Senior Safety: The Nova Scotia Experience
May 13, 2015
1:00-2:00 p.m.

In Nova Scotia a collaborative network of community-based organizations, academic institutions, government departments and volunteers has been developing a holistic restorative approach to senior safety. The presenters will share their learnings through the development of this community of practice, as well as the practices utilized by the community partners when working with seniors. Segments of the webinar in both official languages. PowerPoint slides available in English and French. Two bilingual presenters can respond to questions in both official languages.

The Arts and Individual Wellbeing in Canada: a brief review of research on recreational arts engagement, health & wellbeing
May 21 2015
1:00-2:30 p.m.

In Arts Health Network Canada’s second “Arts & Health” themed fireside chat, Advisor on Tap Kelly Hill of Hill Strategies Research will review research on the public health and well-being implications of recreational arts en- gagement. This presentation will focus on findings from the landmark 2013 study, Arts & Individual Wellbeing in Canada and also include international longitudinal studies on arts engagement and wellbeing.

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