In March, after carefully considering the evolving situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19), which the WHO has declared a pandemic, and following the Public Health Agency’s advice on mass gatherings during the outbreak, we have made the decision to cancel the Capstone Summit and Future Innovator Award Ceremony, scheduled to take place on May 4 and More >
Plus one please…
When we hear this phrase, we often think of bringing people that we know to weddings or dinner parties.
But how often in our lives can we say that we hear unfamiliar voices at the table? And how often do we look up from our seats to notice if there are voices that are missing?
Guest blog by: Stacey Daub, Board Member, The Change Foundation & VP, Strategy, Integration and Digital Health at North York General Hospital I remember clearly the first time I met The Change Foundation’s Panorama Panel, which was a diverse group of 31 Ontarians who were using their healthcare experiences, both good and bad, to make More >
After much careful thought and consideration, our CEO Cathy Fooks has indicated her intention to leave the Foundation.
We are celebrating our 25th anniversary in 2020 by honouring those who have a strong vision for positive change for patients and caregivers and have the potential to make notable impact going forward.
Caregivers as Partners is a series of three education modules that aim to provide practical tips that can be applied in practice to improve the experience of family caregivers, and providers.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since the four Changing CARE teams launched their innovative, caregiver-focused projects.
One year, 15 cross-cutting working group sessions, 17 bi-weekly project managers meetings, and numerous steering committee meetings, to be more precise. Most impressively, across the four teams, more than 650 caregivers have participated, informed and partnered on the change they’d like to see.
Today – on Family Caregiver Day – Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s intention to provide $6.5 million in funding for the creation of a caregiver organization in our province.
The way to get stronger is to let go of power, according to what Helen Bevan of England’s National Health System told a group of leaders in Ontario health care at The Change Foundation recently. That seemingly paradoxical notion made sense to those of us gathered there once we grasped Bevan’s argument that only by shifting to different kinds of power, finding it in the hands of different people and using it in different ways will health systems be sustainable and provide the care patients deserve.
As patient engagement activities become more common and compensation is a question, these tools can help answer questions about payment