Get Involved

Volunteer with OSNM!

Do you have an idea?  Do you want to effect change?  Do you simply want to help with the organization you choose to be a part of?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, please take a moment and think about joining one of the OSNM committees that work hard to make OSNM the best that it can be. 

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Best-Practice Committee
Chair – Andrea Blaine – bestpractice@osnm.org

Education Committee
Chair - Rosemarie Westburg – education@osnm.org

Healthcare Committee
Chair – Judy Kirby – healthcare@osnm.org

Membership Committee
Chair – Sue Brush – membership@osnm.org

Mentorship Committee
Chair – Vacant – office@osnm.org

Communications
Chair – Stephanie Robert-MacIsaac -  pr@osnm.org

  • Healthy eating is about so much more than food!

    Nutrition Month 2020 is your chance to show Canadians your skills, value and expertise through activities that focus on healthy eating habits like eating mindfully and cooking more often.

    For more resources please go to  Dietitians of Canada - Nutrition Month 2020 

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    Nutrition and Hydration Awareness Week

    March 16-22, 2020    Reinforce, Focus and Energize

    Information and Resources   Nutrition & Hydration Week 2020          Nutrition and Hydration Week Salford Age UK

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    Thursday, March 26, 2020 -The LTC Public Inquiry has underscored the critical importance of ensuring that your home has the proper processes in place for workplace investigations. This timely session provides the training recommended in the report and is a must attend for any staff who conduct investigations as well as those who need to be aware of proper process and due diligence investigation principles. Find out more: 

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    Annual General Meeting and Convention

    Ontario's largest gathering of senior staff from not-for-profit long term care homes, seniors’ housing and community service organizations.

    Find out more:

  • Published Qindex study highlights quality in LTC homes

    The Association is pleased to announce that last year’s Qindex research conducted in partnership with the University of Toronto has now been published in Longwoods’ Healthcare Quarterly.

    The Qindex is a composite metric of the nine publicly reported CIHI quality indicators (falls, antipsychotic use, pain, worsened pain, restraint use, worsened physical functioning, improved physical functioning, depression, and pressure ulcers).

    Read more

  • Active and Health Senior (Retirement Homes) Living Operations Certificate

    Click here to learn more about this new certificate program from Humber!