February 2019

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND INTERACTION?

2019-02-21T10:03:29+00:00February 21st, 2019|Innovation, Interaction, Leadership, Professional Development, Students|

OPA’s InterACTION conference is quickly approaching in Toronto on Friday, April 5– Saturday, April 6! There are lots of reasons to attend the conference. For example, listening to speakers including two plenary sessions (one on tech in health care), viewing presentations on recent research, networking with your peers, celebrating the physiotherapy profession, and more! [...]

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November 2018

QUALITY TIME AT HEALTH QUALITY TRANSFORMATION

2018-12-18T10:43:49+00:00November 26th, 2018|Innovation, Leadership|

Health Quality Transformation 2018, a Health Quality Ontario event, is Canada's largest conference on health care quality and this year it was held on October 17, 2018 in Toronto, London, Ottawa, Sudbury and Thunder Bay. The Ontario Physiotherapy Association was invited to exhibit once again this year at the conference in Toronto. OPA staff [...]

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PHC CONNECT 2018

2018-11-26T08:15:27+00:00November 1st, 2018|Innovation, Professional Development|

In its third year, OPA’s annual Primary Health Care (PHC) Connect event continues to cultivate development of this evolving public physiotherapy access point. On October 19, approximately 30 physiotherapists working in primary health care gathered at the Hamilton Family Health Team (FHT) facility. Having attended all three gatherings to date, I continue to be enthused [...]

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September 2018

MY DAD ON PROFESSIONALISM

2019-02-19T09:24:01+00:00September 19th, 2018|Innovation, Leadership, Physiotherapy Award, Students, Volunteers|

My father was a man of many wise words; most of them were not his, but that didn’t matter. These few have stayed with me as mementos of his way of life: Give what cannot be taken Maybe it’s the simplicity that I like. Or maybe it affirms my reluctance to judge a gift [...]

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October 2017

COLLABORATING, PLANNING AND CREATING POSITIVE SPACE

2018-05-15T12:01:45+00:00October 31st, 2017|Association Planning, Innovation|

Once a year the Home Care Advisory Committee (HCAC) and the Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC) are fortunate to join forces and collaborate on past and present issues. This fall, on October 28, we met and had a guest speaker from the 519 who presented on LGBTQ health and physiotherapy, and creating positive spaces. The [...]

August 2017

FIRST OF ITS KIND, PHYSIO MOVES CANADA PROJECT WRAPPING UP IN SOUTHERN ONTARIO

2018-05-15T12:03:03+00:00August 31st, 2017|Innovation|

Following a 7-week, 12,000 km coast-to-coast tour of physiotherapy in Canada, Dr. David Walton PT PhD and his research team from Western University are nearing the completion of the first phase of the Physio Moves Canada project with four more visits with unique and innovative physiotherapy practices and two more community clinician focus sessions. The [...]