This presentation highlights the Palliative Care Community Team, an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals that provide clinical and non-clinical community-based care to palliative and end-of-life patients. This collaboration of seven cross-sectoral organizations focuses on opportunities to create a broader, comprehensive, seamless service model for Scarborough residents to 24/7 quality palliative care through a variety of program services and supports.
This report discusses models of collaboration, key considerations for successful collaborations at the service level, and information on guidelines for evaluating collaboration among services and their impacts on client outcomes.
In Northumberland PATH, patients and caregivers partner with providers across the community and system to co-design changes to improve healthcare transitions and experiences. A first for Ontario, the project shifts who and what drives healthcare change, and tests the difference it delivers.
A draft discussion paper prepared by the Association of Ontario Health Centres to stimulate thinking on a revitalized primary health care system for Ontario.
Report on the collaboration efforts of two Ottawa-based coalitions from different sectors, the Community Health and Resource Centres Coalition of Ottawa and the Ottawa Community Support Coalition.
This research-based position paper provides recommendations to effectively link mental health and addiction services with the rest of the health system, in particular primary care.
Addressing Rural Health Needs reviews literature in Canada and abroad and finds six key elements for effective rural health population program planning and delivery which can be used as a guideline by rural health planners.
This PowerPoint presentation outlines and provides data to support the Ontario Hospital Associations (OHA)’s position on the need to strength primary care and bring it into closer alignment with other health services.
This research report from the Mowat Centre highlights different approaches to integration that have been developed, outlines challenges and benefits of each, and makes recommendations on the way forward in the current climate of fiscal restraint in Ontario.
A position paper from the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFT) proposing a hubs of care approach motivated by concern that the Excellent Care for All Act may lead LHINs to impose governance structures.