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Vision, Mission & Objectives

Our vision, mission, objectives and themes underpin the implementation of multiple well-validated interventions to improve the health and well-being of our seniors in the regions covered by the Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé et Services Sociaux (RUISSS) McGill.

Our Vision

All seniors in the regions covered by the McGill RUISSS profit from services that allow them to enjoy positive aging, optimal health, and active life.

Our Mission

  • Translate evidence-based research into policy and practice

  • Keep seniors mobile and enjoying life in the community

  • Support, underpin, and disseminate programs that work.

Our Objectives

  • Promote and facilitate groundbreaking technology (i.e., telehealth, artificial intelligence, machine learning, etc.)

  • Serve as “knowledge transfer  and broker” to the RUISSS communities

  • Collect and analyze big data from the community to facilitate QI and policymaking

  • Facilitate early identification of those at high risk of decompensation to establish prompt interventions

  • Conduct knowledge mobilization and learning activities for seniors, caregivers, and health professionals

  • Improve accessibility to care by seniors along the care continuum from home up to placement

  • Liaise with family physicians in the community to ensure prompt identification and facilitation of treatment of chronic diseases

  • Sensitize professionals to the diversity of seniors (age cohorts, language, ethnocultural, gender, etc.)

Our Themes

  • Health Care & Health Service Delivery

  • Autonomy, Mobility & Independence

  • Cognitive Health

  • Healthy Lifestyles & Wellness

  • Supportive Homes & Communities

  • Staying Connected

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