Lori Marshall is making public her cellphone number so she can “be there” for the 10,000 people receiving home care and other services each day from her Community Care Access Centre. 552 more words
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The Ontario government plans to improve the way it delivers home care. Full marks for that. This least-glamorous aspect of health care seldom gets the attention it deserves, even though making it better would do much to improve the lives of elderly and chronically-ill Ontarians, and their families. 628 more words
Home care could be arranged in your doctor’s office and everyone would have a family doctor, in Health Minister Eric Hoskins’ bold “Patients First” vision which also calls for shutting down community care access centres. 829 more words
The days of Community Care Access Centres may be numbered, thinks the head of Windsor Regional Hospital.
David Musyj said after listening to a speech this week by Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins — who suggested big changes are coming — stakeholders can’t help but wonder if that means integrating Ontario’s 14 CCACs with the 14 Local Health Integration Networks as a way to cut administration costs. 481 more words