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Register Now! Hot Talks on Health, A Spotlight on Young Carers

Click to Register    Please join us on November 20th for Hot Talks on Health, A Spotlight on Young Carers, as we shine a light on this often invisible population of caregivers. This event will feature keynote commentary from the U.K. on the state of young carer supports, and how young carers are supported (or not) in the health More >

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Changing CARE for caregivers

October 17, 2017

Back in 2015, when we first waded into the unknown waters of the caregiver experience, we weren’t sure what we were getting into. But what we did know was that The Change Foundation, as an independent and unbiased organization, was uniquely placed to explore this issue with both caregivers themselves and the providers who intersect with them in Ontario’s health and community care system. So, while the path forward wasn’t exactly clear, we were confident it was the right time and opportunity for us to lead this necessary provincial conversation.

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Integrated care: reach across, don’t dictate down

October 05, 2017

There’s broad agreement that integrated healthcare serves patients better, eases the burden on caregivers and improves system accountability and efficiency. There are excellent examples of it in many countries and multiple efforts to create it here in Canada. Yet progress toward it remains frustratingly slow.

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Burning Platform? Cracked Foundation? Either way, change is needed

September 27, 2017

Often, it takes a spark — a burning platform – to make transformational change in our healthcare system. When there’s a lack of a major crisis or tragedy, there’s often the lack of wherewithal or ability to upend the status quo. So I wasn’t surprised to hear how concerns about a failing social services system was “the burning platform” to integrate health and social services in a small town in England.

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Young Carers – The Invisible Population

June 07, 2017

The Change Foundation’s response to Kielburger article in the Huffington Post, “Forced to Grow Up Too Fast, Canada’s Young Carers Face Trauma,” shining a light on young carers.

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Call for Board of Directors Applicants

May 18, 2017

The Change Foundation is currently looking for two individuals from the OHA member category to be elected at the September 2017 annual general meeting. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors made up of 12 voting members – 4 of whom are elected from member organizations of the Ontario Hospital Association – this More >

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