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 >
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.
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.
I am pleased to announce that Jodeme Goldhar, The Change Foundation’s Executive Lead of Strategy and Innovation, has been named a Senior Associate of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).
In July, Carers UK released their annual State of Caring report. As I read through the report, I couldn’t help but notice the similarities in experiences.
In 2015, when we researched and wrote Should Money Come into It, two years later, we’re seeing renewed interest in this report.
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.
The Change Foundation participated in the International Conference for Integrated Care, to discuss integrated care and delivering change that matters.
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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