Special Afternoon Keynote

How to Design, and Deliver an Age-Friendly Healthcare Experience at Hospitals

November 9, 2022 1:30pm

Dr. Tessa Ringer
Medical Director
Geriatric Emergency Department Initiative Assistant Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine

University of Toronto

This special keynote will explore how to improve hospital care for older adults through the built environment. University Health Network will offer a closer look at its first geriatric emergency room.

Points of discussion include:

  • Examining the need for Geriatric specific programs and spaces
  • Identifying key program elements that improve Geriatric care and outcomes
  • Exploring design elements that improve the experience for the patient and caregivers
  • Overview of UHN’s project highlights and timelines