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The Central CCAC Home First program is funded by the Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to transition alternate level of care (ALC) patients with complex care needs from hospital to home. Since its launch in September 2009, the Home First program has...Read More
On weekends, physiotherapy work is focused mainly on assessing and treating complex respiratory problems for which early mobilization and basic respiratory interventions are not enough. Since 2005, the increase in requests for treatment has necessitated moving from...Read More
Relationship Centered Care has a primary focus of all staff establishing relationships with residents of Salem Home. The implementation of how care is provided is based on autonomy in decision-making (determining rising time and bedtimes, bathing schedules, menu...Read More
Central CCAC’s Balance of Care program is an innovative model that seeks to enhance client safety, improve quality of life, provide additional support for families and caregivers, relieve pressures on Emergency Departments and delay premature admission to...Read More
“Moving Forward” is designed to break the cycle of poverty for young families living in high-risk neighbourhoods. The project uses motivational interviewing techniques to support “readiness to change” in the high-risk population. Clients assess...Read More
The Southwest Community Care Access Centre developed and implemented a new service delivery model to enable effective care for clients and families requiring “around the clock” monitoring (mainly pediatric and palliative care populations) in a cost efficient way. This...Read More
The Nursing Services Branch has established a partnership project (the school at the hospital) with a school for Licensed Practice Nurses (LPNs) (École des Métiers des Faubourgs). First off, we received the Ministry of Education’s approval to make changes to the...Read More
A lack of information is a major challenge to those working in the health care system. Without information, it is difficult to understand, value, judge, and define how to integrate and maintain technology. If we add in the fragmentation that normally characterizes...Read More
Traditional case management services are provided to a recipient of service on an individual basis. CMHA Durham’s Housing and Case Management Services’ 2013 Client Satisfaction Survey highlighted the need to improve continuity in client care. The...Read More
The Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic (EPAC) is a 2 bed referral based unit with a focus on providing the most appropriate care in the most appropriate place for all pregnant patients at < 13 weeks gestation with early pregnancy complications.Obstetrical patients...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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