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Healthcare System too Dependent on Acute Care and Long-Term Care Facilities

February 24, 2012

February 24, 2012 – The Ontario healthcare system relies too heavily on acute care and long-term care facilities, ...

CARP Nova Scotia Approaches Ministry of Health in Response to Aberdeen Hospital Incident

February 25, 2010

Bill VanGorder, Nova Scotia Chapter Chair, has written to the Maureen MacDonald, Minister of Health to request that ...

Joseph Brant CEO Responds to CARP’s Open Letter

August 31, 2009

Last month we reported that CARP was receiving a lot of complaints from older people and their caregivers who felt ...

CARP takes on ‘Home First’ Program

August 7, 2009

Home First is a health initiative designed to be “an approach to care that starts the discussion, upon admission ...

Five things every hospital patient should know…

May 12, 2009

Your health care team's most important resource is you. Good patients take responsibility for their care, and not ...

Nearly half of CARP Action Online readers agree with “first available bed policy”

July 24, 2008

Nearly half of CARP Action Online readers agree with the thrust of the “first available bed” policy in ...

Nearly half of CARP Action Online readers agree with “first available bed policy”

July 24, 2008

Nearly half of CARP Action Online readers agree with the thrust of the first available bed policy in long term care ...

Your Rights: Hospital first-available bed policies

June 24, 2008

How can patients access health care in a setting that can not only meet their ongoing-needs, but where they will want ...

CARP Says Now Seniors May Get Better Treatment from Hospitals When They Need Home Care or Long Term Care

May 30, 2008

TORONTO May 30, 2008: CARP, Canada’s Association for the Fifty Plus, welcomes the announcement of $109 million to ...