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Breathing room has fostered home care progress

A half-year after upsetting elderly patients and their families with news it was dramatically cutting home care, the local Community Care Access Centre is reporting increased home visits, wait times that are lowest in the province and a 93 per cent patient satisfaction rating. 715 more words


Day Two and Title Adjustments. (D03/43)

Though there is some inherent sadness in incrementing the period of my hardship by four days, I would prefer to be accurate rather than optimistic with a definite chance of disappointment. 326 more words

Campus Found

Folks, I just want to start:  I am going to get to some good stuff.  I have a lot of things I would like to talk about concerning education and life and the paths that we all take to end up where we are – but for now I am just getting my proverbial sea-legs under me.   299 more words


MPP Lisa Gretzky's 'empowering home care patients' bill passes second reading

MPP Lisa Gretzky’s first private member’s bill has unanimously passed second reading, signalling that help is on the way for patients who believe their home care needs have been unfairly rejected or reduced. 573 more words


This Just get Worse...

In the last two weeks, it’s as though the record has a scratch and the needle just keeps bobbing on the same line of the song over and over… it reminds me of the part in the movie… 682 more words

Reevely: Ontario's health minister promises to fix creaky home-care system, eventually

Ontario’s home health-care system needs fixing, Health Minister Eric Hoskins admitted Wednesday, but it’s going to take a bit.

“For me it’s about reorienting it so it’s very focused on the patients and those around them,” Hoskins said in an interview. 708 more words


She NEEDS a bed...

My aunt and uncle did spend the weekend and they’re not running through the door with tail tucked between their legs but they do fully understand what’s going on and the state she’s in. 414 more words