Research Highlights

Dr. Richard Hughson is a Schlegel Research Chair with the RIA and is working closely with the Canadian Space Agency to find ways to age better on earth with the help of astronauts. Listen to a podcast of Dr. Hughson's recent interview with CIHR's Health Research in Action news.
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Conestoga/RIA Leadership program inspires Karin Thomas. Karin has learned to rely on the strength of others, trusting in their ability to play their part in success, and she’s learning to be much more strategic in her approach to communication. Everybody feels part of that success.
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News & Events

RIA and our partners went home with two awards after the Ontario Long Term Care Association's annual Awards Gala: Quality and Innovation Recognition Award and the Best New Long-Term Care Product or Service of the Year for the Leadership Program.
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Starts NOVEMBER 12, 2015! Focusing on essential leadership capabilities that are in demand for today’s leaders, this 180-hr certificate program is for leaders & aspiring leaders, across all departments
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Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

There is a need for innovation in the long-term care sector and the Schlegel CLRI aims to catalyze system transformation through research-informed practice change and innovation in workforce preparedness.    
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