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Manitoba and Saskatchewan

Here is the list of action groups in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.  New members are always welcome.  Contact Jennifer Wojcik, Regional Executive Director, for more information. 


Saskatchewan LTC Local Action Group 

The Saskatchewan LTC Local Action Group, established in 2015, connects dietitians working in Long term care (LTC) in Saskatchewan. By joining this group, you have the opportunity to:
  • Participate in information sharing, networking and mentoring.
  • Participate in joint actions to address provincial LTC standards in nutrition and foodservices.
  • Build and enhance the capacity of dietitians by supporting consistent, evidence-based practice in LTC.
  • Identify advocacy priorities and develop advocacy plans related to issues impacting Saskatchewan dietitians in LTC. 
Time commitment: Members participate in 1-hour quarterly teleconference meetings. More time may be required if you get involved in specific activities.

Leadership team: Jenna Hope, Chair; Charlotte Pilat-Burns, Vice-Chair; Lindsay Fensom, Secretary; Sherri Hildebrandt, Web Administrator; Robin Hartl, Gerontology Network Rep; Jennifer Wojcik, DC Regional Executive Director

How to get involved: Contact Jenna Hope, Chair.

For you to read:
Saskatchewan LTC Facility Audit Indicators for Food and Nutrition Services (2017 submission)
A Provincial Strategy to Achieve the Program Guidelines for Special Care Homes: Proposal for Registered Dietitian Services (2018 submission)
 

Issue of Other Nutrition Providers in Saskatchewan Action Group  

The Issue of Other Nutrition Providers in Saskatchewan Action Group, established in 2017, connects dietitians from any practice area who are passionate about identifying and executing strategies aimed at:
  1. Protecting the public by monitoring and addressing patient safety and quality issues related to providers of nutrition information.
  2. Facilitating access to dietitians.
  3. Communicating the role and value of dietitians to the public, employers, media, health professionals and decision makers.
  4. Reaching out and working with other providers of nutrition information.
 
Time commitment: Members participate in 1-hour quarterly teleconference meetings. More time may be required if you get involved in specific activities.

How to get involved: Contact Jennifer Wojcik, DC Regional Executive Director, or Lana Moore, SDA Registrar 
 
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