ONE DAY SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS

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Silver Meridian seminars and workshops provide intensive, interactive 1-Day training for all employees. The following are topical areas provided by Silver Meridian. Keep in mind that new programs can be developed or custom tailored to meet your home’s or organization’s specific learning needs.

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ENRICHING RESIDENT CARE 

FOR FRONT-LINE STAFF:

Back to Basics Series Core care practices essential for quality resident care. More…

Living Resident Centredness – Demonstrating a “resident first” approach to care. More…


FOR REGISTERED STAFF:

Assessment and Care Planning Skills – Strengthen and Enhance this Vital Component of Your Practice – Assessment and documentation cannot be separated from good resident care. The use of technology, the demand for quality documentation, and the complexities of caring for the older person are some of the many challenges nurses face in long term care. More…

Clinical Care in LTC Series – This three day learning series has been designed to enhance the clinical skills of nurses working in long term. Each session focuses on the most up-to-date knowledge and evidence-based practices relevant to three primary clinical areas. Participants will leave each session with the information, skills and confidence to effectively manage these common clinical topics of geriatric care. More…


FOR RECREATION/PROGRAM STAFF:

Adding Pizzazz to Programs Stimulating the old and creating exciting new programs. More…

Bingo …and So Much More – Creating a full scope activity program for frail, alert residents. More…

Programming for the Cognitively Impaired Resident – Special programs for a special population. More…

Leading the Charge: Facilitating Change as a Recreation Professional – Essential leadership tools every recreationalist needs to inspire others to embrace change. More…

Mission Possible: Maintaining Your Animation AND Doing Documentation – Facing the Challenges of Providing Recreation in Today’s Care Environment. More…

Engaging Reluctant Residents – Strategies in overcoming resident resistance to participation in recreation programs. More…

Advancing with ActivityPro – Uncovering the Hidden Treasures and Rewards of ActivityPro; A one-day training session for current ActivityPro users. More…


FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:

Supporting Residents with Mental Health Disorders in Long Term Care (MHMD) – An overview of many common mental disorders and how they may present in a LTC setting towards building a specialized mental health care plan. More…

Residents with Anxiety & Depression in LTC (MHAD) – Explores the bio-psychosocial factors which contribute to the presentation of disorders such as anxiety and depression with special focus on managing suicide risk. More…

Residents with Psychotic & Substance-Use Disorders in LTC (MHPS) – Assessment and stabilization of residents with perceptual disturbance in the form of hallucination and delusions, as well as motivational interviewing for substance use disorders/addictions. More…

Maladaptive Personalities: Verbal Abuse & Manipulation among Residents in LTC (MHMP) – Designing a behavioral program that provides stability to the resident and support to the staff. More…

Ethical Issues in Long Term Care Mental Health & Crisis Management (MHEI) – Management of ethical dilemmas and crisis response skills. More…

Mobilizing Resources to Manage Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia – Solutions to complex problems hiding in plain sight! This workshop focuses on the most complex behavioral and psychological symptoms associated with dementia. Instead of looking to create new solutions to old problems we need to learn ways to better harness our existing resources and people. More…

Safe and Caring Hands: Therapeutic Resident Relationships – In long term care an effective therapeutic relationship contributes significantly to a resident’s overall sense of well-being and quality of life. In this session participants consider the meaning of a therapeutic relationship and recognize their responsibilities in maintaining the associated boundaries. More…

Ensuring a Culture of Resident Safety– Resident abuse and neglect in LTC. A comprehensive review of this most important issue, including the sharing of stories and case studies to encourage reflection, dialogue and commitment to resident safety and well-being. More…

Practical Dementia Care – Dementia and related disorders affect the person’s entire being including: physical symptoms; cognitive symptoms as well as behavioural and psychological symptoms. More… 

Guarding Your Hot Button! – Therapeutic Approaches among Residents with Mental Disorders in Long Term Care More…

Preventing & Managing Agitation & Aggression in Dementia – Managing the Crises that Occur Despite Our Best Efforts! More…


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MAXIMIZING EMPLOYEE POTENTIAL

FOR FRONT-LINE STAFF:

Choosing to Lead: Key Leadership Practices for Front Line Leaders – This one day seminar is designed to facilitate the development of essential leadership skills among front-line leaders. More…


FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:

The Power of Teams – Building strong, collaborative and focused teams at all levels in the Home is important for its ongoing success. More…

Understanding, Creating and Living Your Mission, Vison and Values – All too often organizations purport more than they support their Mission, Vison and Values. When asked, “What are they?” staff respond with “I don’t know, but they are over there on the wall beside the elevator.” More…

Dealing with Stress at Work – Developing strategies and approaches to overcome the negatives of stress. More…

Respect Building – Countering Negativity & Bullying With a Proactive, Assertive and Positive Approach. More… 

Advancing and Succeeding with Your BSO Program – A comprehensive workshop incorporating fundamental principles of the BSO program with four critical skill sets required for program implementation and ongoing success. More...

Tackling Toxicity: Achieving a Psychologically Healthy Workplace – Psychological wellness involves decreasing hostility at all levels. Strategies presented will help identify problem areas in the organization’s culture and physical environment. More…

Creating a Culture of Customer Service – Outstanding customer service is a key component of great care organizations. This session focuses on strategies to create a culture of customer service in support of all stakeholders. More…

Case-Based Consultative Learning & Practice – This innovative and consultative approach to learning begins by using a “real” home-specific case study, with teaching points pulled directly from the case analysis. More…


FOR LEADERS / MANAGERS:

Fostering Fervent Fans in Long Term Care – Accelerating Your Customer Service – Meeting the expectations of customers relative to care and services for seniors have always been important in long term care. More…

The Power of Positive Leadership – 7 Steps to Inspiration – The most successful leaders are those who are positive and inspired, and who in turn inspire others to be positive. More...

Fundamental Leadership in Long Term Care – While almost all aspects of the Manager, Supervisor, and RN and RPN roles have changed in long-term care, one of the most significant changes has been the need for enhanced leadership competencies. More...

Countering Conflict with Confidence – Conflict Management for Managers and Supervisors Working in LTC. More…

Recognizing, Re-Organizing & Revitalizing Teams: A Manager’s Guide to Leading Effective Teams – Whether creating new dynamic teams, or re-energizing existing teams, this session provides a framework for achieving greater team success. More…

Excelling Performance Through Appraisals – Incorporating “praise” into the appraisal process. More…

Making Meetings Matter – Understanding group dynamics, facilitation skills, action planning and accountabilities. More…

Collaborative Mentorship – Roles, responsibilities, benefits of a mentoring relationship. There are many benefits to developing a successful mentoring program, however good intentions are not enough! There must be the structures in place, and the individual/team must have the required leadership and mentorship competencies, to support the program. More…

Accelerating Nurse Leadership – Advanced leadership session reinforcing essential leadership skills, with added emphasis on enhancing leadership practices and facilitating more dynamic teams. More…

Positively Dealing with Negativity – fostering positivity while countering negativity in the workplace. More…

DISCovering Your Employees Untapped Potential – Gallup research has revealed that employees’ strengths can be developed infinitely. Demings Law of quality improvement states that 80% of workplace problems are caused by systems and 20% are caused by people. However the question must also be asked: “Who is it that runs the systems? The obvious answer is…. the people! More…

Soaring With Your Strengths –In this session, leaders are provided strategies for the implementation of a “strengths-based” approach to managing the environment, and leading their people. More

The Right to Manage – The Right Way! – Navigating The Realities of a Broken Labour Management System More…

Leaders Guide to Culture Change – This session provides leaders with a proven framework to create a responsive, positive workplace culture. More …