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.
In February 2014, following a two-year process, three organizations — Search Community Mental Health Services, CMHA London-Middlesex, and WOTCH Community Mental Health Services — officially amalgamated into a new corporation under the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) banner: CMHA Middlesex.
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.
Business Plan for the Temiskaming Health Link, one of the early adopter Health Links, with the Centre de santé communautaire du Témiscaming as its lead agency.
Ontario plan for better access, quality and value in the health care system, which includes commitments to improve system navigation and better connect family health care to the system as a whole.
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 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.
The members of Community Health Ontario (CHO) outline their commitment to integration.