We’re hiring!

February 28, 2017

The Change Foundation is hiring! Applications for Communications Associate are due on Thursday, March 16, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. Candidate Profile:  As a passionate and strategic communicator, you are excited by the opportunity to make a big impact in an exciting role as Communications Associate with Ontario’s health care think tank.  Through a combination of More >


“You are not alone” – Advice From One Caregiver to Others

January 25, 2017

Rebecca Goss Communications Assistant Thirteen years ago, when James’s son was in his second year of university, he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. This thrust James and his wife, Terry Sweitzer, into the roles of family caregivers, joining 3.3 million others in Ontario. The role of family caregiver – that is, caring for a friend, family More >


Announcing four partnerships ready to start Changing CARE

January 18, 2017

Today The Change Foundation is excited to announce four community partnerships poised to make positive impacts on the experience and interaction family caregivers have with Ontario’s health care system. Through Changing CARE, partnerships in London, Huron and Perth counties, Cornwall and Toronto will develop local supports, programs, and/or resources that address four thematic needs identified More >


The Change Foundation Announces Vendor of Record Request for Proposals

September 19, 2016

The Change Foundation is pleased to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) process for our 2017-2020 Vendors of Record list for Communications/Public Affairs Services. The Change Foundation is searching for a range of expert vendors to provide specialized advice, services and/or products for one or more of our strategic communications and public affairs needs. The objective of More >


Six young carers share their stories

September 13, 2016

Picture this: A filmmaking workshop with a group of youth from 10 – 18 years old. Each one was there to make a video about them, and they played the role of writer, editor, videographer, photographer, and everything in between. You can imagine the instant silliness and fun that explodes when they are given cameras, More >


Be part of Changing CARE! Expression of Interest materials now available

August 17, 2016

Are you part of an Ontario health care delivery/service organization that wants to improve the health system for patients and families? Is there an opportunity in your community that could have huge impacts for Ontario’s health quality? Interested in working with local family caregivers and community partners to make it happen? If you answered yes More >


Watch Hot Talks on Health with Heléna Herklots

Event date: April 27, 2016 to April 27, 2016

On April 27, 2016, Ontario policy makers, health professionals, family caregivers, and patients met to hear Heléna Herklots, Chief Executive of CarersUK speak on the development of supportive policy for caregivers in the United Kingdom and what Ontario can learn from the UK experience. Family caregiver and author Katherine Arnup, PhD, also addressed those in More >


Moving Towards Patients First

February 29, 2016

Since 1995, The Change Foundation (TCF) has supported and promoted improved health and health care delivery in Ontario. Through our work on patient-centred care, and more recently, with family caregivers, we  know that better integrated health and community care can improve patient experience, lead to better health outcomes, and achieve more value and quality from More >


The Change Foundation Releases Its Top Recommendations for Patient Engagement

January 28, 2016

Today, The Change Foundation released Rules of Engagement: Lessons from PANORAMA, a collection of 15 recommendations and best practices on patient engagement. The recommendations are on based on The Change Foundation’s work with its PANORAMA Panel, a group of 31 patients and family caregivers that met regularly between 2012 and 2014 to share their experiences More >