Issue #9: Increase Sector Capacity in Geriatrics
Canada urgently needs to develop sector capacity in geriatric health and social care to meet the needs of the rapidly aging population.
Recommendation #31: Rotations and Training
Work with the regulatory health colleges and educational institutions to require geriatric rotations and/or training modules for all physicians and healthcare professionals.
Recommendation #32: Rural Capacity
Increase the number of general practitioners and nurses in non-urban centers with a specialty in geriatrics.
Recommendation #33: Financial Incentives to Create Sector Capacity
Create financial incentives through educational grants to support an increase in students studying geriatric health and social care generally, then practicing in Indigenous, rural, and remote communities specifically.
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