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The Stop Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has taken smoking cessation beyond its traditional models. Clients in Ontario who want to use Zyban or Champix to stop smoking but cannot afford to pay for the medication are...Read More
The Partnering for the Prevention of Aggressive Behaviour (PPAB) program involves nine monthly modules. This training program aims to prevent violent behaviours, increase the quality of care at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and improve the safety...Read More
Hospital resources are best utilized when alternate levels of care allow clients to move to less expensive settings. The Schizophrenia Program and the Community Support and Research Unit (CSRU) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has therefore...Read More
The Metabolic Health Monitor (MHM) is used to track clients at risk of developing metabolic disturbances such as type II diabetes, elevated lipid levels, and heart disease. The MHM is an electronic tool accessed through The Roster of Electronic Tools (TREAT), and it...Read More
An Integrated Care Pathway (ICP) has been defined as a “multidisciplinary outline of anticipated care, placed in an appropriate timeframe to help patients move progressively through a clinical experience to positive outcomes”. Hence, an ICP is a vehicle...Read More
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Constituency Council is a unique model of a province-wide voluntary advisory council, made up of 50-70 stakeholders, tasked with providing advice, insight, and feedback to the organization, its...Read More
Open Minds, Healthy Minds: Ontario’s Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy is a 10-year mental health and addictions strategy committed to transforming mental health and addiction services for all Ontarians. The Strategy began with a...Read More
As tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death and disease, it is the responsibility of healthcare agencies, such as hospitals, to provide a healthy and safe environment, free from exposure to second-hand smoke, and tobacco related triggers. Further, as a...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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