Spotlight

April 12, 2019

Taking Caregivers Seriously: An Elaboration on Research Practice

A commentary by Janice Keefe and Tamara Krawchenko on Caring for Caregivers, Challenging the Assumptions, an issue of HealthcarePapers. "Research on caregiving tends to explore either the perspective of the caregiver or the perspective of the care receiver, but rarely have both perspectives in a dyad been captured simultaneously, particularly in national data sets."

Events

Tuesday, April 30, 2019  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

Health System Reform and Lessons from BC

Arden Krystal, President & CEO, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Dr. Brendan Carr, President & CEO, William Osler Health System and Will Falk, Senior Fellow, CD Howe Institute

Click here to see videos of past Breakfast with the Chiefs presentations.

Articles

News

Apr 18, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Ontario Government Investing $27 Billion to Help End Hallway Health Care

Investments will build more than 3,000 new hospital beds April 18, 2019 9:00 A.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care TORONTO — Hallway health care is a significant problem that continu [...]

Apr 18, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Ontario to give pharmacists ability to prescribe medication for common ailments

2019-04-18 from ctvnews.ca Pharmacists in Ontario could be given new powers to assess patients and prescribe medication for a number of common ailments, including coughs, sore throats, pink eye and u [...]

Apr 18, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Washington state Senate passes vaccine bill in rebuke to anti-vaxxers

2019-04-18 from washingtonpost.com The Washington state Senate narrowly passed a measure Wednesday night that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children against the mea [...]

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As researchers in the field of diversity and aging, we share Williams et al.'s call for policymakers to pay attention to the experiences of family caregivers across a wider spectrum than that which currently operates in health and social care. This paper addresses the particular issues at play in interactions between caregivers from marginalized1 communities and mainstream service providers. Using case studies from our work with ethnocultural minority2 and LGBT3 older adults, this commentary des [...]

 

Careers

Chief & Medical Director, Critical Care 
Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Scarborough, ON
Chief & Medical Director, Emergency Medicine
Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Scarborough, ON
Chief & Medical Director, Surgery
Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Scarborough, ON
Chief & Medical Director, Psychiatry
Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Scarborough, ON
Manager, Urban Health, Harm Reduction Services
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centres, Toronto, ON
Manager, Mental Health Services
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centres, Toronto, ON
Director, Facilities Operations and Support Services
SickKids, Toronto, ON
Director Opportunities
Health Sciences North, Sudbury, ON
Speech Language Pathologist
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority, Yellowknife, NT
Director, Assisted Living & Seniors Programs
WoodGreen Community Services, Toronto, ON
Vice President, Corporate Services - Northern College
Northern College, Timmins, ON
Director, Besrour Centre
The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Mississauga, ON