Home & Community Care Reports

Browse home and community care news and reports below or use the search feature to explore articles and publications related to specific home and community care issues.

Home & Community Care

Long-Term Care Councils Project

The Change Foundation’s interest in meaningful and effective patient engagement continues through new partnerships and a new project looking at resident and family councils in long-term care (LTC) facilities across Ontario. The project builds on The Change Foundation’s comprehensive examination of patient and family councils in Ontario hospitals and will deliver a series of best More >

Home and Community Care

The Change Foundation (TCF) is working to support Ontario’s home and community care environment for patients, family caregivers, and health providers. A better supported home and community care environment is key to improving the health care experience for caregivers (especially those caring for seniors with chronic health conditions).  Integrating home and community care with other More >

New Study Lifts Curtain On Safety Issues in Home Care

New Pan-Canadian Home Care Study lifts curtain on safety in home care settings to reveal scope of health injuries & challenges – Foundation a partner in this first-of-its-kind work offering policy solutions & tangible tools to make home care safer, more sustainable. How safe is home care in Canada? The newly-released Safety at Home: A Pan-Canadian Home More >

Strategic Plan 2010-2013: Summary

A summary of The Change Foundation’s 2010-2013 Strategic Plan: Hearing the Stories, Changing the Story. It outlines our key intentions over the next three years. We plan to: Listen and learn. We will learn from the experience of individuals and caregivers at key transition points in the system and over time. Incubate and innovate. We More >

Environmental Scan: Companion to the Change Foundation 2010-2013 Strategic Plan

Beginning in the summer of 2009, The Change Foundation began researching trends and activities in person-centred care, integrated care for patients, quality and innovation in the healthcare system, and equity and population health. Compiled in this environmental scan, the results of our research serve as a companion piece to our 2010-2013 Strategic Plan: Hearing the More >

Putting the Elderly, Not the System, First

“Since [the ‘Home First’] policy was implemented last December, 50% of seniors have found they didn’t need to go to a nursing home. They are now receiving care in their home or living in a retirement residence.” Toronto Star columnist Carol Goar profiles Stacey Daub, client services director with Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre More >

Project Reveals Ways to Improve Hospital-to-Home Transition

Axiom News reports on findings from The Change Foundation’s quality improvement project, Having Their Say & Choosing Their Way, following the release of two project reports, ‘I Don’t Know’: Receiving Home Care After Being Hospitalized and ‘Catch 22’: Going to Long-Term Care After Being Hospitalized.  Read the News Article

Having Their Say & Choosing Their Way: Site One Report

Patients and caregivers in the South East area of Ontario want and need timelier, clearer information and proactive planning to find the best community place of care when moving from hospital to “home.” Read about this and other key findings from phase one of our quality improvement project on patient transitions. Having Their Say & More >

Canada’s Shared Destiny and The Future of Medicare (Video)

Healthcare deserves our finest thought, and Roy Romanow contributes his in this keynote on the renewal and future of medicare. In his keynote address at The Change Foundation’s inaugural 2007 annual general meeting, Roy Romanow shares lessons about the contributions, competing visions and sustainability of medicare learned from his role as head of the influential More >

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