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We facilitate evidence-based research, knowledge sharing and clinical practices that improve healthcare outcomes for frail elderly Canadians, their families and caregivers.
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CFN believes that caring for the frail elderly is a complex, Canada-wide issue that requires multi-faceted, national strategies and solutions, and our monthly webinars are one way we bring together talented people to focus on this goal. 

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at noon ET:  Frailty Assessment of Older Canadians Using Emergency Services with Tablet Technology - Jacques LeeSunnybrook Research Institute

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at noon ET:  Antidepressant guidelines for long-term care residents with advanced frailty - Laurie Mallery, Constance LeBlanc and Michael Allen, Dalhousie University

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at noon ET:  A scoping review of evidence for measuring frailty in pre-hospital and hospital settings - Olga Theou, Dalhousie University

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at noon ET:  Modeling changes in assessments to predict needs and guide care planning in home care - Debra Sheets and Stuart MacDonald, University of Victoria

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at noon ET:  Web-Based Videoconferencing (WBVC) for Rural Palliative Care Consultation in the Home - Linda Read Paul and Charleen Salmon, University of Calgary

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at noon ET:  Implementing the ‘Frailty Portal’ in Community Primary Care Practice: Evaluating feasibility, effects and expansion needs - Paige Moorhouse and Tara Sampalli, Nova Scotia Health Authority

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