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Home and Community Care

"Home care is an essential part of modern, integrated and patient-centred health care. Improving access to home and community care services will improve the quality of life for many Canadians by allowing them to be cared for or recover at home. Services provided in the home can be more appropriate and less expensive than acute hospital care. Greater use of home and community care services can reduce wait times for acute hospital beds by making beds available for those who are more acutely ill, can provide choices for end-of-life care, and be an effective option for some patients with chronic mental health concerns."-10-Year Plan to Strengthen Health Care

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Progress Report 2012: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2012: Health care renewal in Canada
June 2012
This report on Canada's health care performance is a pan-Canadian look at progress to date in home and community care, health human resources, telehealth, access to care in the North and health indicators. Read more
 
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Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada? Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada?
April 2012
Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada? explores the growing issue of home care in Canada. The report takes a deeper look at the seniors who are receiving home care, the family caregivers that are lending support, as well as the challenges of home care in Canada. Read more
 
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Rekindling Reform: Health Care Renewal in Canada, 2003 – 2008 Rekindling Reform: Health Care Renewal in Canada, 2003 – 2008
January 2008
This report looks back at five years of activity intended to strengthen the capacity of the public health care system to deliver timely, high-quality care. The 2003 First Ministers’ Accord on Health Care Renewal has been a catalyst for positive change in some areas, less so in others, and the Health Council urges governments to rekindle their commitment to health care renewal. Read more
 
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Fixing the Foundation: An Update on Primary Health Care and Home Care Renewal in Canada Fixing the Foundation: An Update on Primary Health Care and Home Care Renewal in Canada
January 2008
This report calls for action to accelerate primary health care and home care renewal efforts across Canada. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Measuring Up? Health Care Renewal in Canada: Measuring Up?
February 2007
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Canadian Perceptions of the Health Care System Canadian Perceptions of the Health Care System
February 2007
This report presents a synthesis of four years of public opinion polling data (2002 – 2006) on the Canadian health care system. These data are used to understand how Canadian perceptions have changed since the Romanow Commission (2002), including whether Canadians see the system as improving or deteriorating, and how they view governments’ performance on health care issues. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Clearing the Road to Quality Health Care Renewal in Canada: Clearing the Road to Quality
February 2006
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Compassionate Care Benefit Compassionate Care Benefit
December 2005
In this paper, we note that the Compassionate Care Benefit Program has attracted only a fragment of the expected uptake - a mere 4% of the annual budget allocated for benefits was used. We suggest this was not because Canadians do not want or need the program, but because of flaws in the way the program has been structured, executed and publicized. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change 2005 Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change 2005
January 2005
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Home Care Home Care
January 2005
A background paper to accompany Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change (2005) Read more
 
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Canadian Home Care Priorities for Seniors: What Can We Learn From Australia? ...
A snapshot of home care for seniors in Canada and the impact on their caregivers
Presented to Canadian InterRAI 2012 Conference: May 8, 2012
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