Latest Updates

COVID-19: Capstone Summit cancellation

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 >

How we applied an equity lens to our caregiver engagement

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?

Special announcement

After much careful thought and consideration, our CEO Cathy Fooks has indicated her intention to leave the Foundation.

Changing CARE: Success built on a strong foundation

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.

Leadership is key, and other lessons learned from the UK’s Helen Bevan

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.

WHAT’S BEING SAID

We are a small think tank with big ideas. For 25 years by working with people from all corners of the system we have been on a journey to tackle the complexities in Ontario’s healthcare system. Together, with our partners, this commitment remains true as we look to the future. pic.twitter.com/TcWWpdjVj8