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CCAC shares learnings about Dementia Village

CCAC shares learnings about Dementia Village

Dutch model of care for people with dementia superior to institutional setting The objective of developing a toolbox of best practices for case managers serving seniors with dementia was the… Read more »

North East CCAC accorded French-language designation

North East CCAC accorded French-language designation

The North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) has become one of two CCACs in the province to be officially designated under the French Language Services (FLS) Act. The ground-breaking… Read more »

Funding freeze: a challenge and an opportunity

Funding freeze: a challenge and an opportunity

Hub hospitals cope with new reality A new funding formula and zero increases are forcing most hub hospitals across Northern Ontario to close beds, trim staff and find other efficiencies… Read more »

Home care – faster than a speeding bullet

Home care – faster than a speeding bullet

CCAC care co-ordinators co-located with City of Lakes Family Health Team The City of Lakes Family Health Team and the North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) didn’t have to… Read more »

Paramedics funded for home visits

Paramedics funded for home visits

Programs target high-risk patients with chronic diseases Paramedics have always been responsible for providing emergency medical services and transporting people to the nearest Emergency Department. Now, seven Emergency Medical Service… Read more »

Report addresses NE CCAC budget woes

Report addresses NE CCAC budget woes

Overly generous service allotments, head count growth and excessive bureaucracy cited as contributing to deficit A recently released Hay Group report on the operation of the North East Community Care… Read more »

North East CCAC refines its wound care program

North East CCAC refines its wound care program

New protocols, education speed healing The North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) has been making considerable improvements to its wound care program. Don Langlois, director of clinical services, notes… Read more »

North East CCAC honours heroes in the home

North East CCAC honours heroes in the home

The room was on its feet when Dr. James MacDonald rolled his wife Pat in her wheelchair to accept his Hero in the Home Award, yet he still said, “she… Read more »

Transition to new physiotherapy delivery model results in some service disruptions

Transition to new physiotherapy delivery model results in some service disruptions

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s shake-up of publicly funded physiotherapy resulted in a disruption of service for some seniors in retirement homes and assisted living facilities in northeastern… Read more »

Telehomecare programs rolling out across the north

Telehomecare programs rolling out across the north

Nurses monitor health status and provide self-management coaching A growing number of seniors in Northern Ontario are taking advantage of telehomecare technology to help them manage their chronic diseases. In… Read more »

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