Home care

Home care

Home care: what we have, what we need

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English
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Author: 
Colleen Fuller
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Coalition
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks into the way that tension has influenced federal and provincial policies that determine how and whether home care is delivered in every part of the country.

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CARE.F85 2001

Association canadienne de soins et services à domicile

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Policy development

Works to influence national policy directions on key professional and political home care issues. Also works to advance quality home and community care across Canada by expanding the information and knowledge base in order to facilitate informed decisions and best practices at the national, provincial and local level. Advocates for the development and maintenance of a knowledgeable, competent and effective workforce and working environment.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 569-1585
Fax Number: 
(613) 569-1604
Street Address: 
17 York Street, Suite 401
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 9J6

Portrait of Canada: an overview of public home care programs

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Canadian Home Care Association
Association des CLSC et des CHSLD du Québec
Publisher: 
Canadian Home Care Association
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the publicly funded home care programs which existed (in 1998) for each province and territory in Canada. Includes program descriptions, challenges and iniatives. Prepared as a background paper for the National Conference on Home Care, March 8, 9 and 10, 1998.

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CARE.P67 1998

Association canadienne de soins et services communautaires

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy
Services d'information et de références
Groupe de pression
Recherche

Forme un organisme qui oeuvre a être le porte-parole du secteur des soins et services communautaires qui englobent les services de soutien à domicile, les soins prolongés en établissement et d'autres programmes d'entraide tels que les programmes de livraison de repas. Promeut une gamme de soins et services communautaires de haute qualité, souples, réceptifs et accessibles à l'intérieur d'un continuum ininterrompu de services de santé.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 241-7510
Email Address: 
info@cacc-acssc.com
Fax Number: 
(613) 241-5923
Street Address: 
1, rue Nicholas, bureau 712
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 7B7

Care Watch Toronto

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy

A voluntary non-profit group of individuals and organizations with a focus on in-home long-term care in Ontario. Mission is to establish sustained, accessible, high-quality in-home care for all who need it.

Primary Telephone: 
416 590-0455
Email Address: 
info@carewatchtoronto.ca
Fax Number: 
416 481-9829
Street Address: 
140 Merton St, 2nd Floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4S 1A1

House bound: the voices of full-time family caregivers

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Care Watch Toronto
Publisher: 
Care Watch Toronto
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the needs of women who act as the primary caregivers for their family members. Presents recommendations that financially and emotionally support and value homecare workers.

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ADVO.H68 2002

An analysis of blockage to the effective transfer of clients from acute care to home care

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Author: 
Caryl Arundel
Sholom Glouberman
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National Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Home Care and Canadian Policy Research Networks Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC & Ottawa, ON

Identifies the key problems related to transferring clients from hospitals to home care and lists best practices for overcoming such difficulties.

The status of Canadian nursing home care: universality, accessibility, and comprehensiveness

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Robin Stadnyk
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Describe the policy context that supports Canadian beliefs in accessibility, comprehensiveness, and universality of health care, including nursing home care. Compares nursing home care policy in the provinces and territories in terms universality, accessibility, and comprehensiveness. Explores social forces that impact on current inequities, and possible solutions to current inequities.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Network/Le Réseau Spring/Summer 2002

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Special issue: Women and Home Care.

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ISSN 14800039

Women and home care: why does home care matter to women?

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Author: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at home care and examines its importance for women. Describes how health care reform has impacted on the kind of care that is provided at home and the participation of most women in the paid labour force.

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ISBN 0968928579
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