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Within mental healthcare, coercive practices are those that restrict freedom and force interventions to immediately de-escalate potential crisis. It is rare to find such practices elsewhere, yet they are common in mental healthcare (namely the use of restraints and...Read More
Introduction In 2012, Dr. Samir K. Sinha, the Provincial Lead for the Ontario Senior’s Strategy called for a comprehensive provincial geriatric strategy. This important work was the catalyst for Independence, activity and good health, Ontario’s action plan for...Read More
Individuals with lived experience of mental illness, their families, friends, and community members now have access to the Ontario Shore's Mental Health Lending Library: From Our Door to Your Door service. Clients may borrow materials in-person or online or by...Read More
Ontario Shores specializes in comprehensive mental health services for those with complex, serious and persistent mental illness. One of our goals is to provide patients with opportunities and experiences that are empowering and meaningful and enhance individual...Read More
This unique, collaborative initiative among Ontario Shores, the University of Ontario, and the Durham Regional Police involves using simulations to train police officers about mental illness and responding to incidents to improve awareness, service, and responsiveness...Read More
This practice was recognized as a LEADing practice by Canada Health Infoway as part of the “Knowing is Better” education campaign, in partnership with Accreditation Canada Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a teaching hospital...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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