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Baycrest Health Sciences received one of the most Best Practice Spotlight Logoesteemed designations for healthcare facilities in Ontario when it was named a Best Practice Spotlight Organization by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) in April 2015.

Through the intensive efforts of nurses and professionals from a variety of roles and departments, Baycrest successfully implemented six RNAO Best Practice Guidelines across targeted units, two of which were implemented organization-wide:

  • Prevention of Falls and Fall Injuries in the Older Adult (organization-wide)
  • Screening for Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults
  • Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression
  • Promoting Continence Using Prompted Voiding
  • Assessment and Management of Stage I to IV Pressure Ulcers (organization-wide)
  • Assessment and Management of Pain