List/Grid Tag Archives: Red Cross

Northeast leverages CHRIS, eConsult for referrals

Northeast leverages CHRIS, eConsult for referrals

The North East LHIN is also busy streamlining communication between hospitals, the CCAC, long-term care, primary care and a myriad of community support agencies, but is building on existing application… Read more »

Ministry proposes transfer of home care to LHINs

Ministry proposes transfer of home care to LHINs

The health-care system in Ontario is about to undergo another restructuring, but the jury is out as to whether it will result in better care or if it’s simply an… Read more »

Around the North

Around the North

Primary health care leads appointedThe North East and North West LHINs, along with all of the other Local Health Integration Networks across the province, have appointed primary care leads to… Read more »

Online toolkit available for fall prevention

Online toolkit available for fall prevention

Loretta Daoust stood on one foot and bent over to put her other sock on. Unbalanced, the 90-year-old Sudburian tipped over and broke her hip. After a lengthy hospital stay,… Read more »

Timmins tackles ALC problem

Timmins tackles ALC problem

In January 2008, half of Timmins District Hospital’s 112 acute care beds were taken up by alternate level of care (ALC) patients, most of them frail seniors no longer in… Read more »

Aging at Home

Aging at Home

Aging at Home programs funded by the North West LHIN are helping to keep seniors from across northwestern Ontario out of long-term care homes. Respite care, housekeeping, home maintenance, snow… Read more »

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