Home care

Home care

Unpacking the shift to home care

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Colleen Flood
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Explores the shift from hospital care to home care. Describes the de-institutionalization process and its implications. Provides recommendations on advocacy for efficient and equitable home care policies.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH HERF.F54 1999
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Beyond the limits: mothers caring for children with disabilities

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Michelle Connel
Mary Bunch
Publisher: 
L'Institute Roeher Institute
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Examines the implications for parents, and especially for mothers who provide day-to-day care for children with disabilities. Discusses the research findings from interviews with 50 mothers. Examines include labour force participation, impacts on health and well-being, education, child care, transportation, respite, health and social services, and income support. Also provides a section on emerging themes and policy directions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CARE.B49 2000
ISBN 1896989535

How are health reforms affecting seniors? A participatory evaluation guide

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
National Advisory Council on Aging
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Division of Aging and Seniors, National Advisory Council on Aging
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an evaluation tool to assist seniors' groups, service providers and others in evaluating the impact of health reforms.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HERF.N38 1998
ISBN 0662832604
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Snow Country Health Council

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services
Counseling

Mandate Goals:
The Snow Country Health Council provides Acute Care, Home Support, Mental Health Counselling, Alcohol and Drug Counselling, Parenting Programs, and Contracted Doctors under one administration in the Stewart Health Centre.

Core Services Provided:
The Core Services it is involved in providing are; Health Promotion, Prevention and Public Health services, Treatment (acute and chronic care), Home Based Care, Mental Health Services, Substance Misuse Services, Finance, Management and Administrative Support.

Primary Telephone: 
250-636-2221
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
linda.hyde@schc.hnet.bc.ca
Street Address: 
PO Box 8
City: 
Stewart
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V0T 1W0
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Empty record-filled in contact info-abstract.

Ottawa Community Care Access Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization

The Ottawa Community Care Access Centre (OCCAC) exists to provide in-home health and support services to our community, to coordinate the placement of clients into long-term care facilities and to offer program and service information. When you want short or long-term health care assistance contact the Ottawa CCAC. We help you get the health information and services you need, including assessments, individual care planning and the purchase and coordination of services at home and in school as well as access to long term care facilities.

Primary Telephone: 
613-745-5525
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-538-0520
Street Address: 
100-4200 Labelle St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1J 1J8
Internal Notes : 
Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "100-4200 Labelle St" -- city: "Ottawa" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "K1J 1J8" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "100-4200 Labelle St" -- city: "Ottawa" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "K1J 1J8" -- country: "Canada" updated link, and contact info

Wedgewood Manor

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Housing

A nursing home/manor is a long term care facility which provides 24 hour nurse supervision and care management for individuals who are assessed as being in need of this level of care. PEI has nine public manors/facilities and eight private nursing homes. Wedgewood Manor is a 76 bed long term care facility (which includes one respite care bed) located in Summerside.

Primary Telephone: 
902-888-8340
Fax Number: 
902-888-8369
Street Address: 
310 Brophy Ave
City: 
Summerside
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1N 5N4
Internal Notes : 
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