Osgoode Legal Risk Management in Long-Term Care

In 2015, long-term care operations continue to face increasing scrutiny by regulators and the public alike. Issues of if and how to accommodate end of life requests, use of restraints, video surveillance, and navigating the intricate regulatory regime of long-term care are complex challenges for professionals working in and for long-term care facilities.

This program, designed and delivered by some of Canada’s top experts in this field, will provide you with the critical information and practical strategies you need to confidently manage risk.

Topics include:

  • Advance care planning and informed consent to treatment – why you can’t have one without the other
  • Negotiating with Community Care Access Centers on admission and discharge issues
  • Distinguishing between chemical restraints and medical treatment
  • Developing and implementing end of life policies and procedures
  • What to do when a residents’ care needs exceed the capabilities of the long-term care facility
  • Differentiating responsive and predatory/targeted behaviors: What and why you need to know
  • Best practices for preventing and responding to privacy breaches

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers, Administrators and Operators of Long-Term Care operations
  • Directors of Resident Care
  • Medical Professionals
  • Long-Term Care Consultants
  • Risk Managers
  • Social Workers
  • In-House Counsel in Long-Term Care
  • Patient Care Advocates
  • Counsel working in Health and Elder Law




Katheryn Frelick, Miller Thomson LLP