The Community Health and Resource Centres Coalition (CHRC) of Ottawa and the Ottawa Community Support Coalition (OCSC)
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. Meant as a stimulus for further discussion, the report describes each coalition, identifies that they share common interest in improving the service experience for clients, and concludes that there are sufficient similarities in their values and approaches for collaboration. Describes several examples of successful collaborations between their two sectors and identifies areas of opportunity for future collaboration.
Section: Making Integration Work
Sector: Acute care, Community support, Community-governed primary health care, Health system, Long-term care, Primary health care, Social services
Organization type: Community Care Access Centre, Community Health Centre, Community Support Organization, Hospital, Local Health Integration Network, Supportive Housing
Integration type: Coordination/cooperation, Interprofessional collaboration, Voluntary
Document type: Research and analysis
Administrative concerns: Cost/benefit, Governance, Quality
Medical/social concerns: Person-centred care, Social determinants of health, Transitions of Care
Source: Community health sector
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