Home & Community Care

Strategic Plan 2010-2013: Summary

A summary of The Change Foundation’s 2010-2013 Strategic Plan: Hearing the Stories, Changing the Story. It outlines our key intentions over the next three years. We plan to: Listen and learn. We will learn from the experience of individuals and caregivers at key transition points in the system and over time. Incubate and innovate. We More >

Environmental Scan: Companion to the Change Foundation 2010-2013 Strategic Plan

Beginning in the summer of 2009, The Change Foundation began researching trends and activities in person-centred care, integrated care for patients, quality and innovation in the healthcare system, and equity and population health. Compiled in this environmental scan, the results of our research serve as a companion piece to our 2010-2013 Strategic Plan: Hearing the More >

Putting the Elderly, Not the System, First

“Since [the ‘Home First’] policy was implemented last December, 50% of seniors have found they didn’t need to go to a nursing home. They are now receiving care in their home or living in a retirement residence.” Toronto Star columnist Carol Goar profiles Stacey Daub, client services director with Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre More >

Project Reveals Ways to Improve Hospital-to-Home Transition

Axiom News reports on findings from The Change Foundation’s quality improvement project, Having Their Say & Choosing Their Way, following the release of two project reports, ‘I Don’t Know’: Receiving Home Care After Being Hospitalized and ‘Catch 22’: Going to Long-Term Care After Being Hospitalized.  Read the News Article

Having Their Say & Choosing Their Way: Site One Report

Patients and caregivers in the South East area of Ontario want and need timelier, clearer information and proactive planning to find the best community place of care when moving from hospital to “home.” Read about this and other key findings from phase one of our quality improvement project on patient transitions. Having Their Say & More >

Canada’s Shared Destiny and The Future of Medicare (Video)

Healthcare deserves our finest thought, and Roy Romanow contributes his in this keynote on the renewal and future of medicare. In his keynote address at The Change Foundation’s inaugural 2007 annual general meeting, Roy Romanow shares lessons about the contributions, competing visions and sustainability of medicare learned from his role as head of the influential More >

Canada’s Shared Destiny and The Future of Medicare (Audio)

Listen to Roy Romanow’s full keynote address at The Change Foundation’s 2007 annual general meeting. Healthcare deserves our finest thought, and Romanow contributes his in this address on the renewal and future of medicare. The former premier and commissioner shares lessons about the contributions, competing visions and sustainability of medicare learned from his role as More >

WHAT’S BEING SAID

"Especially in the beginning, it wasn't a break for us because we would be right there helping" -Emily, Young Carer #youngcarers Hear from other #caregivers in our Wishlist videos: bit.ly/2tb3KDK pic.twitter.com/ykZJ5hTeY3