OPADD Papers/Reports

Quality of Life in the Third Age: Blueprinting Best Practices in Transition Planning

The full report discusses findings from a study of current transition plannng practices in Ontario with an outline of a blueprint for transition planning best practice.

Executive Summary

Full Report

Quality of Life in the Third Age: Blueprinting Best Practices in Transition Planning – Training Materials

The Guide to Best Practices in Transition Planning provides information for managers and staff who wish to develop and implement an effective transition planning model within a service providing organization. The accompanying PowerPoint provides an overview of the transition planning blueprint/best practice and with the Guide, can be used as a training tool.

Blueprint for Transition Planning – Guide for Managers and Front Line Staff

PowerPoint OPADD Transition Planning Blueprint

Proceedings from Symposium 2009 “Inclusion Comes of Age”

Report of Proceedings

PowerPoint Presentations of Symposium 2009 Sessions
(for names of speakers and session summaries see Report of Proceedings)

Session A 1 – Central East Committee: Supporting Partnerships

Session A 2 a – Relationship-Building: Principles for Success

Session A 2 b – Ottawa/Champlain Regional Committee

Session A 3 – Collaborative Care: Aging and Dual Diagnosis

Session A 4 – Evidence-based Practice in Aging and Dual Diagnosis

Session A 5 – Aging Population in Accommodation in Central East – Results of Survey

Session B 2 – Building Bridges in Nova Scotia

Session B 4 – Healthy Aging of Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Session B 5 – Quality of Life and Aging

Session C 1 – Wellington County Story

Session C 2 – Service Coordination in LTC Homes

Session C 3 – Seniors in Crisis

Session C 4 a – Two Models: Senior Link, Huron County

Session C 4 b – Two Models: Coleman Care Centre, Barrie

Session C 5 – Supported Empowerment

Session D 1 a – Brant: Path to OPADD

Session D 1 c – The Niagara Story

Session D 2 a – U-First! Cross Sector Training

Session D 3 a – Mary Centre/Malton Village

Session D 3 b – St Joseph’s at Fleming

Session D 4 b – Walk in My Shoes Day

Session D 5 – Ageless no Boundaries

Proceedings from the OPADD Co-Chair Training Workshop – Oct. 29-31, 2006

Includes all handouts, text and/or PowerPoint of presentations, as well as notes taken during discussion sessions.

OPADD Overview

Joint Ministry Presentation

OPADD Communication Methods


Engaging the New Healthcare Planning Paradigm: OPADD and LHINs

This OPADD discussion paper was prepared to acknowledge the challenges and opportunities for accessible healthcare and to stimulate thinking about how to form a working relationship with LHINs.

Building a Future Where Aging is OK: Transition Planning Report

The report provides information on the state of current transition planning for people with a developmental disability who are aging. The document identifies best practices, tipping points, barriers and issues pertaining to transition planning and makes a number of recommendations.

“Taking the Next Steps” – Discussion Paper

An analysis of the cross sector symposium & first workshops held across Ontario from 1999-2001.