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Patient and family centred care movement is firmly entrenched within healthcare. Critical is the recognition of untapped potential within clients and families in advancing quality and safety. When Accreditation Canada embedded specific and targeted client and...Read More
As part of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital's strategic commitment to equity in both the care we provide and our work environment, our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) council developed a tool to enhance discussions about equity, diversity and...Read More
At Holland Bloorview, an Outcome Measurement Strategy was initiated in 2014. A unique component involved the use of simulation to provide outcome measures education and support to clinicians. Simulation videos were developed following a 2014 clinician survey. Results...Read More
Concussion is a common occurrence in youth; with a conservative estimate of 441-754 diagnoses per 100,000 pediatric emergency room visits. However there remains a dearth of services for this particular population and families are often left wondering what to do and...Read More
The profession of Therapeutic Clowning, now in its thirty-first year, is developing rapidly. Practitioners around the world now gather biannually at international conferences designed to present research, share techniques during artistic workshops and provide...Read More
Since its launch in 2011, the Family Leadership Program has grown beyond its initial framework with over 170 Family Leaders (FL). Holland Bloorview has a well-developed Client and Family Integrated Care structure that anchors partnership within the Carmen et al (2013)...Read More
The existence of web-based portals and electronic health records are making it much easier for clients (children and youth) and families to access health information in a timely and convenient manner. This access has the potential to promote enhanced activation in...Read More
The use of outcome measures is essential to our ability to demonstrate the efficacy of care, and is also an expectation of regulated health professionals. Often in a rehab setting, the outcome measures are used to measure progress towards the clients' goals....Read More
As the Patient and Family Centred Care movement becomes more embedded within the healthcare system it is critical that healthcare recognizes the untapped potential present within clients and families in advancing safety in equal partnership. Training patients and...Read More
Helping Hand is a 2 week modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy group program for children and youth with hemiplegia resulting from an acquired brain injuries. This summer program is comprised of one week of modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy and one...Read More
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Health Standards Organization (HSO) and its affiliate, Accreditation Canada, have been identifying and publishing Leading Practices in the Leading Practices Library for over 15 years. A Leading Practice is a practice carried out by a health and/or social service organization that has demonstrated a positive change, is people centred, safe and efficient. The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge sharing resource of innovative practices that have been identified through a rigorous evaluation process, and shared with the public, policy makers and organizations who are seeking ways to improve the quality of health services for all. Practices that are recognized as Leading Practices are published in the Leading Practices Library and also be advertised through HSO outreach events such as seminars, conferences, education materials; accrediting bodies affiliated with HSO etc.
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