Why we need improved oral health in hospital, home care and long-term care services

By Mary McNally Some years ago, a retired university professor visited my dentistry practice. He was fit and had a pleasant smile. He hadn’t seen...

Sundowning program helps manage responsive behaviours

By Drew Tapley About 80 per cent of residents at Camilla Care Community in Mississauga, Ontario, display some form of dementia-related responsive behavior. A lot...

Medication safety in long-term care

By Jim Kong and Certina Ho Medication safety is an essential component of medication use and has become a great benchmark for quality care in...

Cushioning the impact of dementia

By Drew Tapley Sometimes the solution to a problem comes out of left field and has a mindbog­gling effect. At least this is what happened...

Choosing wisely: Up to 30 per cent of healthcare offers no clinical value to...

By  Karen Born and Paddy Quail Clinicians working in home and long-term are at the front lines of a tide of change in health...