RCA initiatives support best practice care for community-dwelling older adults.
A more detailed list of activities for all RCA initiatives is found here.
|Frail Seniors Rehabilitative Care Best Practice Framework|
What to do next:
Sets out core elements and processes of care required when providing rehabilitative care to older adults living with/at risk of frailty, recommended best practices and how to implement them within specific domains of care.
See February 23, 2022 webinar here.
Please note: This new document replaces the earlier Frail Seniors Rehabilitative Care Best Practice Framework: Bedded Levels of Care (June 2020) and the Frail Senior/Medically Complex Compendium (2015).
|Frail Seniors: Guidance on Best Practice Rehabilitative Care in the Context of COVID-19||Provides best practice recommendations to guide provision of rehabilitative care services to frail seniors in the pandemic context.|
|Pathways to Post-Fall Rehabilitative Care|
|Quick Reference to Post-Falls Pathways for Older Adults (November 2021)||Overview of support available from RCA to help organizations implement pathways.|
|Pathways to rehabilitative care for frail older adults in the community presenting to primary care or ED post-fall: Pilot Report (July 2020)||Initial findings from the pilot, including implementation strategies and tools.|
|Post-Fall Pathway: Emergency Department (August 2021)||Clinical pathway for ED assessment and referrals.|
|Post-Fall Pathway: Primary Care (August 2021)||Clinical pathway for primary care assessment and referrals.|
|Direct Access Priority Process (DAPP)|
|DAPP||Supports early identification of individuals with restorative potential who require inpatient rehabilitative care and facilitates referrals directly from the community.|
|Hip Fracture Rehabilitative Care Best Practices|
Hip Fracture Framework (March 2017/Rev September 2018)
Includes the framework, referral decision tree, and process indicators for support performance monitoring and QBP-related outcomes. Additional resources are available here.
Additional evidence-based recommendations that align with current COVID-19 restrictions.
|Assess & Restore 2018-19 Initiatives Summary (January 2020)||Description and outcomes of all 2018/19 A&R initiatives.|
|Assess & Restore Shared Provincial Indicators (January 2018)||Description and technical definitions of standardized indicators for Assess & Restore reporting.|