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.
The NSM CSS Collaborative is a group of agencies who provide community support services in the NSM LHIN region. These agencies all receive LHIN funding as well as funding from other sources. The agencies provide a wide range of services to adults with ongoing community needs. Services include meals, transportation, disability assistance, supportive housing and more. Agencies range from small to large and some are provincial or national.
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.
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.
This article looks at the successes and challenges of a number of rural and urban multi-service agencies in the community health sector and the integration processes that created them.
Terms of Reference for the Grey Bruce Integrated Health Coalition (GBIHC), whose mission is to work together to improve health care in Grey Bruce by providing system leadership, maximizing our resources, fostering innovation and integration, advocating for our community and demonstrating partnership at the client/patient, program and system level.
This paper presents the results of a participatory action project on the health, opinions and needs of youth in the rural area of southwest Norfolk. Teenagers there had been found to have substantilly higher rates of smoking and underage drinking compared to Ontario youth in general, were prone to risky behaviours and were the at high risk for suicide. The paper demonstrates the value of community engagement and asset identification in addressing rural health and social issues.
This monograph presents five case studies of rural networks in the United States that used the resources provided
by the Networking for Rural Health project to plan and implement activities to meet community
Powerpoint presentation describing the advantages of a “Full Service Organization” such as the Espinola Regional Hospital and Health Centre, which includes a family health team, long-term care, seniors independent and assisted living apartments, CCAC offices, specialists, a sleep lab and Telemedicine.
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.