Monday September 26, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM MDT
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Carewest Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre (Coliseum)
722 16 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6V7  

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Emily Dymchuk, Program Coordinator
Institute for Continuing Care Education & Research

ICCER Networking Event: How do we make Person-Centred Care more than just a task? 

Join the Institute for Continuing Care Education & Research and its Calgary-based member organizations, Bow Valley College, Bethany Care Society, Wing Kei Care Centre, Extendicare and Carewest, for an afternoon of dialogue on Person and Family-Centred Care. An opportunity to network over coffee and snacks included!


 Please arrive before 2:00 PM to take your seat!

2:00-2:15 PM: Introductions - Sandra Woodhead Lyons (ED, ICCER)

2:15-3:30 PM: Presentations - Speakers will discuss the philosophy behind Person and Family-Centred Care, examples of how it has been implemented within the continuing care context, and its potential challenges. 

  • Betty Wills, RN, MIcM, PhD, Nurse Consultant for Accreditation and Quality and Safety Management
  • Mollie Cole, RN, MN, GNC (C), Manager, Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network, AHS
  • Darlene Manuel, RN, Resident Care Manager, Father Lacombe Care Centre
  • Karen Gayman, RN, BScN, MHA, Director, Operations, Carewest

3:30-3:50 PM: Coffee break and networking (food and beverages will be served)

3:50-4:40 PM: Table discussions (rotating) - Each table will have the opportunity to speak more with the presenters and other participants on the topics of the day.

4:40-5:00 PM: Large group discussion to debrief and wrap-up the session.


Register now! Space is limited.

Please note: this event is FREE for ICCER member organizations*. A $25 charge per person is required to attend for non-ICCER members. Please check the list of ICCER members below before registering as a member or non-member!


Registration cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the event start time. If you can no longer attend, please cancel your registration or contact Emily Dymchuk. Refunds will not be provided after 2:00 PM on September 25th. We do accept replacements to attend in the registrants place.


*ICCER member organizations: Bethany Care Society, Bow Valley College, CapitalCare, Carewest, Excel Society, Extendicare, Keyano College, Lifestyle Options, NorQuest College, Shepherd's Care Foundation, Sherwood Care, St. Michael's Health Group, University of Alberta, Wing Kei Nursing Home Association