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Data analysis provides insights on COVID-19 rehab

Date: November 11, 2020 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2020 | Spotlight 1

A Network analysis of regional data on rehab/CCC patients with COVID-19 is providing insights to support ongoing planning during the pandemic. Fifteen rehab/CCC members are submitting data on COVID-19 rehab/CCC discharges and the Network has recently completed analysis on the period from March to July 2020. During that period, members reported 319 discharges of patients with COVID-19 from rehab/CCC. Key findings include the following: High intensity rehab High intensity rehab proved...

Network continues advocacy for specialized rehab

Date: November 11, 2020 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2020 | Spotlight 1

The Network is continuing its work to define and advocate for the role of specialized rehabilitation in the new Ontario Health Team (OHT) structure. For certain rehab populations, specialized rehabilitative care (delivered by an inter-professional team with specific expertise) is necessary to ensure good patient outcomes and efficient care. These specialized rehabilitation programs are best provided at a regional or provincial level. As OHTs take on responsibility for care, the Network is...

Network analyzes 19/20 outpatient rehab referrals

Date: November 11, 2020 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2020

The Network continues to track outpatient rehab referrals, allowing Network members to compare their performance against best practice recommendations and other organizations. This reporting also allows the Network to monitor access to outpatient rehab for patients with primary hip and knee replacements, stroke and hip fracture. Highlights of the 2019/20 year-end report include the following: Declined referrals remain low: An average of 2.1% of referrals were declined across all patient...

Don’t miss Best Practices Day – November 27!

Date: November 11, 2020 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2020 | Spotlight 1

On November 27, join us for our virtual Best Practices Day 2020. For just $99, you’ll get it all: Opening keynote: Rehabilitating Ontario's healthcare system: The opportunities for rehabilitation service to shape care integration—Chris Sulway, Special Advisor, Transformation, to the Minister of Health Stimulating and varied program: Panels, concurrent sessions and rapid podium presentations. Check out the full program. Networking with colleagues: Our innovative virtual conference...

Report looks at transitional care models in GTA

Date: November 5, 2020 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2020 | Spotlight 1

The GTA Rehab Network has released an environmental scan of short-term transitional care models (STTCMs) in the GTA. The report provides an overview of how rehabilitative care is integrated within these emerging models to help providers better understand the role of STTCMs within rehabilitative care. STTCMs were established to provide temporary care and accommodation outside hospitals for ALC patients while they await discharge to home or to long-term care. The scan reviews 13 STTCMs in...


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