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New Ontario Physiotherapy and Excercise/Fall Prevention for Seniors Policy – Frequently Asked Questions

April 19, 2013

     FOR RESIDENTS IN LONG-TERM CARE Will residents in Long-Term Care Homes experience any changes to ...

new brunswick

Aging in Place: A vision for home care in New Brunswick

January 25, 2013

In New Brunswick, the proportion of seniors increased by 15 per cent over the last five years, while the number of ...

age friendly cities

CARP Age-Friendly Cities Report

January 11, 2013

KEY FINDINGS January 11 2013: Many members identify transportation-related issues as significant accessibility ...

care seniors

Wealthier Ontario seniors may be asked to pay for some home care costs

January 11, 2013

Wealthier Ontario seniors may be tapped to pay some of the cost of publicly-provided home care, Health Minister Deb ...

deb matthews

Ontario considers asking wealthy seniors to chip in for home care

January 11, 2013

TORONTO - Ontario seniors with higher incomes could be asked to chip in for their home care as the province looks for ...

caregiver

Home-care program a win-win situation

January 8, 2013

Cuts stress for patients, saves hospital resources Don Miller is grateful for each day he and his wife Terry can live ...

Doris Landry, 84, is a palliative care patient who outlived the 90-day limit on benefits through the Home First progam, leaving neice Charlene Dunlevy scrambling to find sufficient hours of care for her while she goes to work.

Updated: dying woman allowed to keep medical equipment, but care will be cut

October 5, 2012

Doris Landry, the 84-year-old who outlived funding for the “Home First” program, will keep the medical equipment, ...

helping hand

Dying woman outlives her 90 days of home care so CCAC cuts her services

October 2, 2012

  When Doris Landry was discharged from hospital with a life expectancy of one to two months, she entered the ...

Doctor Speaking with Patient

CARP Proposes “One Patient” – a New Outlook on Healthcare

September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 - Another new front opened in 2012 – national health care reform. The federal government’s ...

gavel & stethescope

Applying the Framework: The Law and Access to Home Care

September 20, 2012

September 21, 2012 – Laws and policies don’t always hit their marks, despite good intentions. Occasionally, ...