Kashtin Fitzsimons

Biography

Kashtin FitzsimmonsKashtin Fitzsimons currently serves as Manager, Quality Improvement at Amica Senior Lifestyles where he has overseen initiatives impacting resident safety and quality of life across thirty-one residences in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. With a Masters of Science in Healthcare Quality, Risk and Safety from Queen’s University, Kashtin has applied this background to quality improvement efforts in long-term care, acute care, and community health. Through an ongoing partnership with the Canadian Frailty Network, Kashtin has led Amica’s efforts for quantifying and managing resident frailty present within the organization. To date, this has resulted in a Frailty Index tailored to the health assessment completed for all seniors living in an Amica residence. Looking ahead, Kashtin is excited to partner with researchers and leaders in this field to continuously improve the ageing experience in Canada and abroad.

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