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Enabling collaborative care through information-sharing infrastructure
Our Huron-Perth IICY project is currently working to enroll network member agencies (inter-sectoral) in the adoption and use of Greenspace. Greenspace is an IT platform for addiction and mental health programs, designed to enable outcome evaluations, evidence-based...Read More
Assisted Dying Resource and Assessment Team (ADRAT)
In the initial three years following the legalization of Medical Assistance in Dying (2016) William Osler Health System (Osler) had created relevant policies, pathways, order sets, and had established and furnished a designated MAiD room. Despite these efforts, Osler...Read More
East Effort’s Community Health Ambassadors Initiative
On December 21, 2020 the provincial government announced $12.5 million of funding for 15 high-needs communities in Ontario to help deliver key interventions in neighbourhoods that were hardest-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. These interventions were to include community...Read More
We utilize a Supervision Model in each counselling session with youth in our community. Most of our counsellors at the CYHC are trainees- this is how we provide free services to youth in our community. The trainees receive counselling experience and the youth receive...Read More
Foundry’s use of the Fulop Typology of Integration
Foundry is a network of Integrated Youth Services (IYS) in British Columbia, Canada. Our service model offers a seamless experience from the moment young people and their caregivers walk through the doors to when they are connected with a service provider best suited...Read More
Child & Youth Teams
In 2009 extensive research was undertaken regarding integrated service delivery systems. ISD Model was then tested at two demonstration sites with very encouraging results including: waitlists for children and youth mental health services were reduced by 89-100% and...Read More
Co-designing Consent for Integrated Youth Hubs
The Grove is an Integrated Youth Hub providing equitable access to quality, evidence-informed, youth-specific interventions matched to the level of need for youth aged 12-26. These hubs, supported by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and Youth Wellness...Read More
The Tubbe philosophy in rest and care homes. “For as long as we are alive, we need to LIVE OUR LIVES and above all, live them to the fullest extent”
The Tubbe model is built on a fundamental principle: nursing home residents are to be involved in decisions about their daily lives and the place where they live. Equally, staff involvement is key. As regards the senior management, their role shifts from classic...Read More
Ethics Quality Improvement Projects (EQIPs)
Typically, clinical/ organizational consultations are core activities of healthcare Ethicists. Clinical consultations tend to deal with challenges involving a particular patient, while organizational consultations tend to deal with challenges faced by the organization...Read More
Community Rehabilitation Worker Role for Remote First Nations in Northwestern Ontario
In 2017, St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) Northwest Regional Rehabilitative Care Program (RRCP) formally identified significant gaps in rehabilitative services throughout remote Indigenous communities. Gaps include a need to improve rehabilitation programming to support...Read More
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