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5 Things You Need to Know to Build Effective Models of Child, Youth and Family Engagement

Guest blog from Julia Hanigsberg, President and CEO of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Three very different hospitals. Three very different programs. Nonetheless, The Change Foundation’s recent case study of family integrated care in the Mount Sinai Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) (Toronto), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Toronto), and the Children’s Hospital of More >

Spotlight on Sara

Sara Shearkhani was a caregiver to her husband after he was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2012. She didn’t immediately self-identify as a caregiver, and once she recognized her role, she shared her experience in a widely-read Globe and Mail column. This led to a groundswell of public dialogue about family caregivers, and for More >

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Integrating the caregiver voice: Reflections on the IFIC Conference

In May 2018, Carole Ann Alloway, a family caregiver, and I partnered to develop and present a keynote address at the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) annual conference in Utrecht, The Netherlands. A few months after our presentation I asked Carole Ann to reflect on her experience.

Recipes for Change

Just as there are many ways to roast a chicken, whip together a savory pesto, or bake a chocolate cake, there are many ways to go about creating meaningful change at a system, organizational, provider, patient and family caregiver level.

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