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Community Care co-ordinators blamed for creating overload of home-care patients

An excessive workload for home-care providers is the result of care co-ordinators not assessing patient needs early, or often, enough, according to the head of Erie St. 794 more words

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Jarvis: Where are the members of Community Care's board?

It’s like Where’s Waldo.

Except this isn’t a game.

Home care is in crisis, with one-third of nursing visits being slashed to cope with a $5-million deficit. 704 more words

Opinion

Community care group needs to do a better job predicting service levels, says CEO

Predicting the volume of patients requiring home care was a bit of a failure this year, says the head of the Erie St. Clair CCAC, who is looking for ways to improve how the organization allocates its services. 753 more words

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CCAC head could be eligible for bonus

CEO Lori Marshall of the embattled Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre, which is slashing one-third of nursing visits to home care patients, could be eligible for a bonus if she cuts the organization’s $5-million deficit. 827 more words

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In the name of science
: Animal testing reports remain confidential in Halifax

For The Coast magazine.

Inside the Berman Zebrafish Lab, Jason Berman and his team work to discover new and improved treatments by studying diseased zebrafish cells. 571 more words

Canada

Jarvis: Shameful, alarming and where did the money go?

Eighty-nine years old. Paralyzed on one side of her body after four strokes in less than four years. Confined to a wheelchair. Unable to speak. … 792 more words

Opinion