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2013 Auditor General of Ontario's Annual Report

Date: December 12, 2013 Author: Mantis System Categories: News 2013

December 10, 2013 - In her first annual report as Auditor General of Ontario, Bonnie Lysyk has called for a better coordinated system for hospital rehabilitation services to ensure patients aren’t treated differently depending on where they live. Among findings identified in the 2013 Auditor General’s Report: There is a wide variation in the supply of short-term rehabilitation inpatient beds across the province, which means patients could have to travel outside their areas to get the...

Transition planning is a shared responsibility

Date: November 26, 2013 Author: Mantis System Categories: News 2013

Over the past few months, the GTA Rehab Network has continued its focus on improving patient transitions across the care continuum by engaging in a number of activities. Transitions Forum A transitions forum hosted by the Network in March 2013 was well attended by directors and managers from acute care and rehabilitation/complex continuing care (CCC) hospitals and the Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC).  To help stimulate dialogue about shared issues and success factors in...

Network helps advance work of Rehabilitative Care Alliance work

Date: November 21, 2013 Author: Mantis System Categories: News 2013

Embracing our role as provincial secretariat for the Rehabilitative Care Alliance, the GTA Rehab Network spent a busy summer initiating the Alliance’s two-year work plan. To help inform the work of the Alliance, the Network completed an analysis of best practice literature, conducted a current state analysis of rehabilitative care programs and resources within each of the 14 local health integration networks, and established multidisciplinary task and advisory groups in four key areas:...

Network contributes to key health system initiatives

Date: November 21, 2013 Author: Mantis System Categories: News 2013

The GTA Rehab Network welcomes every opportunity to share our rehabilitation expertise and to exchange knowledge with others across the health system with the goal of informing health system improvements and enhancing the patient/client experience. Physiotherapy Advisory Panel Over the summer, the GTA Rehab Network was invited by the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC) to participate as a member of a provincial advisory panel on best practice/care pathways for the...

Standardizing referral processes for total joint and hip replacements

Date: November 21, 2013 Author: Mantis System Categories: News 2013

Since launching the standardized referral process to outpatient rehabilitation for total joint replacement (TJR) in January 2013, the GTA Rehab Network has continued to meet with stakeholders from acute care, rehabilitation and the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), to review and obtain feedback on the new processes and referral forms. Outpatient rehabilitation referral form for total joint replacement Based on that input, the pre-op and post-op referral forms for Outpatient Rehabilitation...


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