Conservative Management TJR
Conservative Management — TJR
TJR Framework (October 2022)
Includes the framework, referral decision tree, and process indicators for support performance monitoring and QBP-related outcomes.
Addendum includes additional evidence-based recommendations to the TJR Framework that align with current COVID-19 restrictions.
Quick Reference Guide – TJR (October 2022)
Based on the full framework. Provides a concise summary of best practices to guide clinical practice in each setting.
|Patient & Family Education Materials|
Website for patients, caregivers and health care professionals provides information on arthritis, prevention, assessment and treatment.
|Canada’s Food Guide||Website outlining Canada’s Food Guide.|
|Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines||Movement guidelines provide guidance on the optimal amount of physical activity and sleep for Canadians of all ages.|
|Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation||Website for patients and caregivers to help them learn about bone and joint health, nutrition, keeping active, injury prevention and the GLA:D program.|
|Michael Garron Hospital — Hip/Knee Rapid Access Clinic Patient Education Checklist||Patient education checklist includes exercise & physical activity, weight loss, Pilates, yoga & tai chi, braces/sleeves & orthotics, walking aids and pain management.|
|Ontario Health Quality Osteoarthritis Patient Reference Guide||Booklet reviews what patients and caregivers should ask for in their care.|
|Osteoporosis Canada||Website for both patients, caregivers and health care professionals provides information and resources on bone health and osteoporosis.|
|Assessment & Intervention|
|Bone & Joint Canada Virtual Assessment||Information and tools on how to complete a virtual assessment for musculoskeletal patients.|
|GLA:D Canada||8-week education and exercise program for those with stiff and/or painful knees and/or hips or those with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis.|
|Ontario Health Quality Osteoarthritis Quality Standard||Quality standard based on evidence and expert consensus. Includes quality standard, patient reference guide, recommendations for adoption, getting started guide and measurement guide.|
|Referral forms and processes for clinics and services, such as the Hip & Knee Arthritis Program and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services.|