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Long-Term Care Homes are under intense scrutiny right now with a range of stakeholder concerns about maintaining patient safety, privacy and handling end of life care, MAID, investigations and patient abuse. Are you confident you are up-to-date on all these developments, and meeting your obligations in this evolving regulatory regime?

As a professional working in long-term operations, you must know how to confidently manage these risks.  This program – designed and delivered by some of Canada’s top experts in long-term care management – brings together a range of legal, medical, and administrative expertise to address some of the most critical issues facing long term care Homes.

You will get critical information and tools to navigate the intricate regulatory regime along with strategies to immediately apply in your workplace.. Focusing on the practical, you will learn how to develop effective policies and best practices.

  • Implications and overview of the the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry (Wettlaufer) and its recommendations
  • Find out how to bring your long term care home into compliance with the law and keep patients safe.
  • Get practical advice on drafting and implementing critical policies.
  • Learn about your reporting obligations and how best to ensure that the best care is being offered in the safest possible environment.
  • Learn about the adoption of MAID policies and procedures and get and update on best practices for helping patients and families through the process.
  • Understand privacy issues including: Video surveillance, social Media, Email – what are the limits? Your obligations?
  • Examine recent trends in litigation and address areas of liability and risk


Program Chairs:

  • Lisa Corrente, Torkin Manes LLP
  • David Golden, Torkin Manes LLP


Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.


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Program Lawyer

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:
Bernard Sandler 

Program Details

Date & Time

January 23, 2020
8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Online Replay 
February 6, 2020
Register for Online Replay 


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$545 + HST

Newly Licensed (2016-2019): $272.50 + HST

$745 + HST for program + Consent and Capacity 
Register for Bundle 

Newly Licensed (2016-2019): $372.50 + HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


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

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“I found both the speakers and their presentations to be very informative and useful regarding the legal challenges facing long-term care.
– Shelley Sheedy, Administrator, Miramichi Lodge

“Very Informative.  Packed with helpful tips which can be applied to any work situation.”
Pansy Honeyghan, Director of Nursing, Shepherd Village Inc


Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.

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