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News and Events - 2013

December 2013

ICCER welcomes new member St. Michael's Health Group.

November 2013

ICCER welcomes new members Canterbury Foundation and Shepherd's Care Foundation.

ICCER collaborator Lars Hallstrom and his Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities have just released a report – Achievement Record 2009-2013.

ICCER gets ready to facilitate IntD410 – Continuing Care stream, at the University of Alberta starting January 7th. If you are a student at the UofA and are interested in taking IntD410 – Continuing Care Stream, check out this poster.

October 2013

ICCER, CapitalCare, and Excel Society presented to the Edmonton Branch of the Alberta Association on Geriatrics. Sandra Woodhead Lyons, Iris Neumann, and Sharon Read talked about the history of ICCER, the findings from the Community Needs Driven Research Network, and a provider's perspective on being part of ICCER.

ICCER presented two papers at the Canadian Association on Geriatrics conference in Halifax on October 17th and 18th: Lessons Learned from the Community Needs Driven Research Network, and Optimizing Workforce Utilization to Inform Care Delivery.

At the Inspiring Quality in Continuing Care conference in Edmonton on October 9th, ICCER participated in a panel discussion with Behavioural Supports Alberta and the Strategic Clinical Network for Seniors Health.

ICCER celebrated its fifth anniversary on October 7th and 8th by hosting two sessions to highlight the results of the Community Needs Driven Research Network project. The sessions included a presentation by Sienna Caspar on "Creating Cultures of Care - How Responsive Leadership Enables Responsive Care". You can read the ECHA Newsletter's article about the Edmonton session.

Shepherd's Care will be joining ICCER in October. We are looking forward to having them at the table.

September 2013

ICCER welcomes new member Lifestyle Options.

June 2013

ICCER has started posting positive stories from ICCER members. See partnership projects for more information.

ICCER research assistant Liliana Alvarez recently presented on the Community Needs Driven Research Network at the 12th annual Advances in Qualitative Methods Conference in Edmonton, Alberta. A copy of her slides is available.

April 2013

ICCER is now active on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Feel free to join the conversation.

March 2013

Another successful term of IntD410. Here is what students had to say. Our core facilitators were from ICCER, CapitalCare and NorQuest College.

Photo of IntD 410 Team 2013

January 2013

Our second year of IntD410 Continuing Care Stream started. We have 49 students from nursing, medicine, pharmacy, rehabilitation medicine, human ecology, nutrition, recreation, and dental hygiene. We will be having guest speakers from CapitalCare, University of Alberta, Excel Society, and Alberta Health Services.