Share on Care
At Shannex, we believe there is always an opportunity to learn and do better to ensure residents live their best lives and our Great People are supported in their work. As a leader in our sector, we are finding creative solutions and are always pushing the envelope to develop the next generation of professionals.
Among other tools, we support and embrace innovation because we understand the importance of technology and the power of data. We also collaborate with like-minded partners in the industry on research projects that support seniors.
In the spirit of community and sector support, we are pleased to proactively and freely share information and resources that will help others improve the lives of seniors and improve the quality of life and health for those we serve.
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Parkland developed a technology guide to educate seniors on how to leverage technology to stay connected.
As a proud member of the Seniors Quality Leap Initiative, Shannex has the opportunity to deliver education webinars.
Through the Université de Moncton, the “Pivot Santé pour aînés” program offers health promotion and disease prevention services in French to residents at Faubourg du Mascaret and those in the community in order to increase health management.
In partnership with the New Brunswick Medical Training Centre students, Faubourg du Mascaret residents had the opportunity to create meaningful intergenerational connections through a life journal project.
Research & Innovation
Shannex partnered with Conestoga to offer online dementia training at no cost to unregulated caregivers.
In a project to assess the impact of visitor restrictions during the pandemic, researchers from the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging spoke with family members, visitors, and team members.
Shannex leverages Tenera Care’s newest technology to help seniors live a more fulfilled and independent life.
The team at Sunnybrook Research Institute evaluated the implementation of 2RaceWithMe at Parkland Eglington with a focus on how to improve implementation of technologies in aging care.
The project aims to study the effect of the pandemic on older people outside LTC and the effect of the pandemic and physical distance on families with a parent in LTC.
The study aimed to understand the phenomenon of social frailty through interaction with a group of semi-autonomous seniors who had recently moved to a community for the elderly.
The aim of this study is to reduce the time spent sitting in order to maintain and improve the health and well-being of elderly people in assisted living facilities (retirement homes).
In this project, the effectiveness of the 2RaceWithMe device, which was designed to improve physical function and provide cognitive stimulation for older people, was evaluated.
The main objective was to improve care by measuring and understanding interRAI quality indicators within a collaborative community of practice in long-term care.
Students met with seniors to discuss and gather information about their lives, from early childhood to today. The aim of these meetings was to create informal intergenerational relationships and to set up a life journal for seniors.
Shannex has been recognized with two Leading Practices by Accreditation Canada. Leading Practices are innovative, people-centered, evidence-informed practices that demonstrate a positive change related to safe and reliable, accessible and appropriate, and integrated care and service.