CERAH has been organizing and delivering gerontology education related to healthy aging, seniors’ mental health, palliative care, and other aging-related issues, since 1993.
CERAH provides a number of palliative care educational events throughout the year. These events are organized for health care personnel throughout Northwestern Ontario with a particular focus on providers working in the community or in long-term care. Events are organized and delivered based on identified local needs and costs are subsidized in whole, or in part, by funding provided by the Ministry of Health. Education planning is done in conjunction with the North West Regional Palliative Care Program and the Palliative Care Education Collaborative. CERAH is also willing to work with other organizations to deliver additional courses on a partnership and/or cost recovery basis. Education sessions and courses may also be tailored to specific needs.
CERAH has worked diligently to respond to regional educational needs by making educational events accessible via videoconference and/or by delivering education in regional communities. CERAH increasing utilizing the web conferencing platform “Zoom” for a variety of meetings and education initiatives and CERAH also has a certified and fully operational Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) site – making recording and archiving content possible.