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By enrolling in the Preceptor Resource and Education Program in Long-Term Care (PREP LTC) initiative, long-term care (LTC) homes will have access to:

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  • Support from Regional Engagement Liaisons.
  • Funding to backfill preceptor time or as honoraria for preceptors.
  • Funding to start up or expand a student placement coordinator role.
  • Funding for preceptor education.
  • Assessment of homes needs and barriers.
  • Connections with post-secondary schools.
  • Tools, resources and templates.

PREP LTC helps address the staffing needs of the LTC sector by providing funding, education and resources to Ontario LTC homes to build capacity for clinical student placements. The project also equips preceptors in LTC to support positive and successful student placements.

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PREP LTC is led by the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) in collaboration with the Ontario CLRI teams at Baycrest Health Sciences and Bruyère.

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The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) strengthen the quality of life and care for residents across the province. The Ontario CLRI is mandated by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Long-Term Care to be a resource for the sector by providing education and sharing research and innovations to enhance the health and well-being of people who live and work in long-term care.

The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and care of older adults. The RIA tackles some of the biggest issues facing an aging population by driving research and innovation to improve education and practice. The RIA develops and shares solutions that make a difference to benefit older adults everywhere.