Resources to Support New and Existing Living Classrooms

Living Classroom video

Living Classroom Video

Learn about the benefits of the Living Classroom from students, faculty, team members, residents and family. The Living Classroom Video was filmed in March 2019 on location at Living Classrooms in Hamilton, Ottawa and Waterloo, Ontario.

Cover of Living Classroom Implementation Guide

Living Classroom Implementation Guide

The Living Classroom Implementation Guide provides information and tools for long-term care (LTC) homes and post-secondary educators (PSE) who have an interest in collaborating to create shared learning environments for personal support worker (PSW) education and development. The Implementation Guide introduces 10 building blocks for a successful Living Classroom.

Screenshot of Readiness Checklist

Living Classroom Readiness Checklist

Is your long-term care home ready to build a Living Classroom? The Living Classroom Readiness Checklist will help you reflect on a variety of factors that can contribute to a successful implementation. The purpose of completing the Readiness Checklist is to support planning and decision-making.

Living Classroom Infographic

The Living Classroom Infographic offers a one-page summary of the benefits and the foundations of a successful Living Classroom.

Title slide from OLTCA webinar about the Living Classroom

Living Classroom Webinars

Collaboration is the key to solving workforce challenges in long-term care. Listen to recorded webinars to learn more about the Living Classroom model. Learn from the experience of the Near North District School Board, who launched new Living Classrooms in Parry Sound, Sturgeon Falls, North Bay and Mattawa, to deliver full-time PSW programs onsite in local long-term care homes.