Advisory Council for Long Term Care

What is the Advisory Council for Long Term Care?

The WRHA Advisory Council for Long Term Care is a mechanism for providing input and feedback about long term care in Winnipeg. The council is made up of individuals with lived experience in using long term care services in Winnipeg.

Advisory Council role

  • Members bring resident and family perspectives to issues discussed
  • Members provide input and feedback with respect to the planning, implementation and improvement of long term care services

Please click on the links below for more information and for the application should you wish to contribute.

English poster

English application

French poster

French application

Urinary Tract Infections in the Older Adult

The link below is an educational handout from our Pharmacy.  It explains Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in the older adult and our commitment to antibiotic stewardship by following these best practices.

Please contact the unit nurse or ask to speak with a manager should you wish to follow up in more depth about this or any medical/care topics.  We welcome your participation in your loved ones care.

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Manitoba Health Standards Visit

We are very pleased to share our recent success with our Manitoba Health Standards Visit.   Manitoba Health has 26 Standards that all personal care homes must adhere to.  Every 2 years all personal care homes receive a visit where Manitoba Health and a representative from the Health Region ensures there is evidence that these standards are being met.  These standards are to ensure the home provides safe Resident centered care.  Click the link below to see how we did!

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Advanced Dementia: Caregiver Guide

“The purpose of this guide is to provide information to the family members and individuals responsible for making health care decisions for patients with advanced dementia. The guide covers issues that most commonly confront decision-makers caring for patients with advanced dementia. The guide is meant to serve as a resource to provide support when sensitive and challenging decisions must be made. The information is intended to complement and encourage, but not replace, counseling by the patients’ direct health-care providers.”

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