Organizing the System Archive

Levels of Care Update – Thriving at Home Report

June 1, 2017

The Levels of Care Expert Panel and Care Watch agree that regulation should establish a standard basket of home and community services available to all older Ontarians. The report, however, does not include funding. We now call upon government decision makers to identify and earmark the resources needed to make the Levels of Care framework a reality.

For Ontario’s Seniors, “Patients First” mistakenly emphasizes clinical solutions to community issues

January 12, 2016

Although “patients first” is the underlying principle, the focus is on clinical care providers. Restructuring discussions should also include the voices of older adults, family caregivers, and the non-health community-based organizations that provide critical home and community care services.