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The Change Foundation offers fresh fact sheets and chart packs to go

Date: April 26, 2011
Source: Prof. John Hirdes and his University of Waterloo
New resources paint deeper data-profile of Ontario seniors with chronic health conditions, ALC patients, home-care use & tipping points for caregivers.

The Change Foundation released new fact sheets and power-point friendly chart packs --with over 30 graphs-- based on recent data on …
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Is Canada Ready for an Aging Population?

Date: April 21, 2009
Source:
Senate Special Committee on Aging Identifies Serious Gaps for Older Canadians in
Canada's Aging Population: Seizing the Opportunity


The Canadian Special Senate Committee on Aging recently released a report setting out a detailed vision of how the Canadian …
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The Care to Know Centre : Improving Health Care Through Knowledge Networks and Social Innovation

Date: November 24, 2008
Source: Care to Know Centre External link
Contributor: Nicole Beben
What would happen if a not-for-profit health care organization invested in projects designed to foster change?

As home and community care steps up to meet Canada’s health care priorities, Saint Elizabeth Health Care (SEHC) has invested $1.5 million to establish the Care to Know …
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CHCA urges governments to seize the opportunities for information technology applications in home care.

Date: June 11, 2008
Source: Canadian Home Care Association External link
The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) has concluded an important piece of work, sponsored by Canada Health Infoway, to gain a better understanding of the potential and readiness for information communication technology in home care in Canada.

Ontario Tackles ER Waits With $109 Million Investment

Date: June 9, 2008
Source: Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care External link
Responding to challenges patients are facing in emergency rooms, the Ontario government is taking numerous coordinated steps to reduce wait times and improve patient satisfaction.

Minister Announces Aging at Home Strategy

Date: August 28, 2007
Source: OACCAC External link