Part of our COVID-19: Ask our experts community talks
With more than a third of long-term care homes in Ontario experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak, it may seem like there’s nothing that can be done to help our parents and grandparents deal with the pandemic. But Professor John Hirdes and his team of international researchers have developed a new screening tool that anyone can use to help elderly loved ones stay safe. Professor Hirdes will share his work with us and answer your questions about COVID-19 and the elderly.
Speaker: John Hirdes, professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems
John Hirdes is a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems. His primary areas of interest include geriatric assessment, mental health, health care and service delivery, health information management, social determinants of health and quantitative methods. He is the senior Canadian Fellow of interRAI, a 35-country network of clinicians, researchers and policy experts focused on improving quality of care and quality of life of vulnerable persons of all ages. He also chairs interRAI's International Network of Excellence in Mental Health and the interRAI Network of Canada.
Community talks will be held online using a video link that will be provided before the talk.
Registration is required.