Home Care Policy Lens [Canada] – 23 January 2012

Posted on January 27, 2012. Filed under: Chronic Disease Mgmt | Tags: |

Home Care Policy Lens [Canada] – 23 January 2012

“Ms. Eve Adams, Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Brampton South,…  today announced support to the Canadian Home Care Association for the development of a policy planning and evaluation tool, called the Home Care Policy Lens.

“The Home Care Policy Lens project will help achieve the Canadian Home Care Association’s vision of an integrated system that provides accessible, responsive services which enable people to safely stay in their homes with dignity and independence and quality of life” confirmed Nadine Henningsen, Executive Director, Canadian Home Care Association.

Delivered by the provinces and territories, home care programming provides an array of health and social services which enable clients with various health and functional limitations to live at home, rather than in a hospital or a long-term care facility.”  … continues on the site

More on this – Policy lens to focus integration of home care under development – 26 January 2012 CMAJ 

“In a bid to reduce confusion and disparities in the planning of home care policies across the country, the Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) is drafting a national framework to outline the role of home care within the health care system.”

… continues on the site

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