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Enhanced Activation Therapy and Restorative Care is an exciting new model that helps the Brockville General Hospital do two things: assist patients in their efforts to return safely home, and at the same time, minimize ALC numbers that threaten accessibility to acute...Read More
Hamilton Health Sciences Integrated Model of Stroke Care provides a comprehensive continuum of best practice stroke care for the stroke patient population. It is based on the Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care (2010). The model also leverages the...Read More
In April, 2010, Medication Safety Vests were introduced at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital Corporation on the Complex Continuing Care unit to make the delivery of medications as safe as possible. The Medication Safety Vests served as a visible signal to others that the...Read More
The “Reduction of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Transmission in a Geriatric Setting Following the Implementation of Daily Baths with Disposable 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate Cloths” took place over a three year period at the Baycrest Centre for...Read More
The Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care’s commitment to the development of evidence-based approaches to caregiver support has contributed significantly to this clinical area of practice. Previously, there was scant literature/research in this area. Until recently...Read More
Through close collaboration with the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care’s programs such as the Terraces and Apotex, and with external organizations such as Villa Colombo, Humber River Regional Hospital, and North York General Hospital, the Acute Care Transition...Read More
The parenting program supports parents with an intellectual disability with their parenting role to increase parenting abilities, parallel skills and improve family's quality of life. This inter-disciplinary driven program (psychology, social work, and...Read More
On an annual basis, the Geriatric Program Assessment Teams (GPAT) receive approximately 2200 to 2500 referrals. Of those, geriatric assessments were completed on 72 to 75 percent. Clients are then connected with resources such as day hospitals, home care, and...Read More
For the past three years, Villa Marie-Claire’s in-home monitoring program has included an educational assistance meeting focusing solely on child safety in the home environment. This meeting reflects the importance placed on client safety. The safety meeting...Read More
The ID Me! campaign at Holland Bloorview engaged clients and families as partners in safety. Clients and families were asked to prompt staff when two identifiers were not used, ensuring that the right client was receiving the right intervention. This was an...Read More
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