We know what happens when seniors spend a time in hospital. We know how to prevent decline.
Ontario Senior Friendly Hospital (SFH) Strategy Update
In September 2010, the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) collectively identified the Senior Friendly Hospital (SFH) Strategy as a cross-LHIN priority for province-wide implementation with a goal to promote hospital practices that better meet the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial needs of older adults. The vision of the SFH Strategy is to optimize the health and wellness of older adults while they are hospitalized and to support their
- A web-based toolkit including modules on delirium and functional decline was developed in 2012.
Common indicators were developed for hospital‐acquired delirium and functional decline.This process was completed in November 2012, and the full report is available.