Long Term Care and Retirement Community Management
Gain the knowledge you need to work in Long Term Care and Retirement Communities Management!
Due to the aging population and the commitment from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to provide long-term care beds in Ontario, there is an increasing demand for qualified long-term care administrators and general managers.
Led by instructors with industry expertise, this series of courses focuses on developing the skills required to manage long-term care facility operations, including sales and marketing, human resources and labour relations, resident-centered care, nutrition, financial management and more!
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You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admissions & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
Admission & Registration
- A degree, diploma or certificate in a relevant field.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Health and Nursing.
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Completion Requirement: 7 courses.
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|Course Number||Course Name||Course Description|
|HLTH10110||Operational Overview in Long Term Care and Retirement Communities||
Examine the structure of the health care system and the concept of client-centered care. The roles of governments, funding and provision of health services are examined. Learn the legal responsibilities of staff and how to meet standards effectively and efficiently. 42 hours.
|BUSN10093||Sales and Marketing in Long Term Care Management||
Explore consumer-based services marketing and sales in Long Term Care and Retirement Communities industry. Focus on consumer behaviour, marketing plan, market segmentation, the marketing mix, and sales principles. 42 hours. Prerequisite: HLTH10110.
|HRES10020||HR and Labour Relations in Retirement Communities Management||
Examine the human resources framework with emphasis on obtaining and retaining competent employees. Includes: compensation and benefits, the Human Rights Code and other relevant legislation, and collective agreements. 42 hours. Prerequisite: HLTH10110.
|HLTH10108||Resident Centered Care||
Analyze various issues in resident centered care, including current changes in health delivery, organizational structures and operational management and implications for nursing practice. 42 hours. Prerequisite: HLTH10110.
|HLTH10109||Food Nutrition & Hospitality Management for Retirement||
Investigate nutrition for seniors, with emphasis on health and wellbeing, food service, MOH dietary standards, organizational team building and communication skills. 42 hours. Prerequisite: HLTH10110.
|FINC10008||Financial Management (Retirement Communities/Long Term Care)||
Learn to use financial management and budgeting tools common to the private and not-for-profit sectors. Canadian financial infrastructure, funding and health care system also receive emphasis. 42 hours. Prerequisite: HLTH10110.
|HLTH10220||Healthy Adult Aging||
Examine the normal physiological, psychological, social and spiritual changes affecting aging adults using the Holistic approach to wellness. Additional topics include spirituality, changing requirements for physical activity, and health promotion measures. 42 hours. Prerequisite: HLTH10110.
The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.
|Course Code||Course Name||
(Sep to Dec)
|HLTH10110||Operational Overview in Long Term Care and Retirement Communities||OntarioLearn|
|BUSN10093||Sales and Marketing in Long Term Care Management||OntarioLearn|
|HRES10020||HR and Labour Relations in Retirement Communities Management||OntarioLearn|
|HLTH10108||Resident Centered Care||OntarioLearn|
|HLTH10109||Food Nutrition & Hospitality Management for Retirement||OntarioLearn|
|FINC10008||Financial Management (Retirement Communities/Long Term Care)||OntarioLearn|
|HLTH10220||Healthy Adult Aging||OntarioLearn|
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