‘End PJ Paralysis’ Alberta - Say goodnight to hospital gowns, get up, get dressed, get moving
You will be informed about the global movement of ‘End PJ Paralysis’ and its link with mobilization, dignity, and respect for older adults in hospital. Come learn how you can become a part of the movement to end PJ Paralysis, listen to lessons learned from Calgary, and find out what patients think of end PJ paralysis in Calgary.

Aug 22, 2019 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Paul Wright, RN BSc.N CNNc
Interim Director, Clinical Quality Improvement, Patient Safety and Patient & Family Centred Care (PFCC) @Alberta Health Services
Paul Wright has worked as a direct care provider in the neurosciences population, formerly the unit manager for the Neurological Rehabilitation Program for Southern Alberta and is currently the Calgary Zone Director for Patient and Family Centred Care, patient safety and clinical quality improvement. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science from the University of Ottawa and is the chair of the College and Association of Register Nurses of Alberta Continuing Competence committee. Paul has a strong passion for patient and family advocacy and has chaired and fostered patient and family centred care across the Province and is currently leading the 'End PJ Paralysis' campaign to support patients around respect and dignity and to avoid deconditioning while in hospital. Paul’s focus is to create new opportunities for patients and families to be involved with health care improvements, system design and ensuring the patient and family are at the center of all care provision.