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The special service provider project consists of a staff member being free for a 3.5-hour period (frequency: 1 to 3 times a month) to organize an activity with a resident or a group of residents and their family (e.g., painting, cooking, massage). The goal is to share...Read More
The Guidelines Applied in Practice (GAP) initiative provides a regional systematic approach for identifying and ensuring all patients hospitalized with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) are receiving best practice guidelines upon discharge from hospital. Safety research...Read More
Providence Healthcare includes a rehabilitation Hospital with inpatient and outpatient programs, offering rehabilitation programs for stroke and neurological conditions, hip fractures and lower limb amputations, and for the complex geriatric conditions associated with...Read More
North York General Hospital (NYGH) is a community academic centre that sees over 1400 patients for hip and knee joint replacement surgery. The Integrated Care Collaborative (ICC) program for hip and knee replacement surgery offers patient- and family-centred care in a...Read More
Individuals who work or live with those with dementia articulate that one of the most difficult challenges they face is managing responsive behaviours, such as aggression, wandering, physical resistance or agitation. In response to the growing number of seniors with...Read More
Every year, approximately 5,000 Canadians are diagnosed and treated for cancers of the head and neck (HNC) (CCS, 2011). Approximately 750 new patients are treated for HNCs at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (the PM), University Health Network (UHN) each year, with...Read More
London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is a 726 bed academic hospital providing primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary care to southwestern Ontario and beyond. The orthopaedic program at LHSC's University Hospital consists of 45 beds serving patients with...Read More
The Seniors Support Program was developed following a review of the Baycrest long term care wait list of over 900 individuals. This review highlighted that clients and families lacked information and knowledge about available community services designed to promote...Read More
The Care by Design program enhances patient-centered primary care for Capital District Health Authority’s (CDHA) long-term care residents. The process of reorganizing primary care for systems transformation began in September 2010, and now more than two thousand...Read More
The utilization of oral cancer therapy has grown exponentially over the last several years with current estimates of use up to 25% of all cancer therapy. These patients may not receive any health teaching to address the potential adverse effects of targeted treatment....Read More
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