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Registered Nurse Consultant

OCAPDD's ongoing commitment to the delivery of quality supports and services is enhanced by the expertise of the Registered Nurse Consultant. Our consultant is a registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario and provides supports within the related scope of practice.

Supports provided by the RN Consultant:

  • Provide health-related support to various sectors of OCAPDD Residential Services, Day Program Services, Respite Care Services and Community Support Services.
  • Provide instruction, guidance and support to staff in health care skills, with the goal of promoting and maintaining optimal health of clients.
  • Provide teaching, authorization and delegation of health care procedures in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act and the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Provide in-service training to all employees for the prevention of injury.
  • Orient staff to OCAPDD health-related procedures.
  • Provide recommendations to staff and program supervisors regarding health care supports and services required by clients.
  • Provide visit nursing support to clients, as required.
  • Provide feedback to program supervisors regarding staff training needs and competency in performing health care skills.
  • Develop teaching tools and training programs to address the needs of staff, in order to provide safe, competent care of clients.
  • Provide input into the development of medication and health-related OCAPDD procedures.
  • Provide support to family members of clients with medical needs, in cases where it is deemed to be beneficial, in order to provide the best possible outcome for the client.
  • Consult with health care professionals and other community resources.


Awards, Fundraising and Social Events:

OCAPDD's 21st Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Jun 19 2023

Current Issues and Topics:

OASIS Bill 148 Submissions

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