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Hip and knee replacements in Canada: CJRR report

July 19, 2018

Read the latest annual report from the Canadian Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR) to learn about clinical information and patient outcomes for hip and knee replacements in Canada.

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Organ and Joint Replacements All of Canada HTML

Head's up on sport related brain injuries

July 5, 2018

An infographic highlighting data related to emergency department visits for sport-related brain injuries in Ontario and Alberta.

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Hospital Care Alberta Ontario Inpatient Specialized Care

Patient Cost Estimator

July 5, 2018

Estimate the average cost of various hospital services, costs incurred by hospitals and the average cost of the average typical inpatient in an acute care facility.  

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Health Spending All of Canada Acute Care HTML

Post-Intervention Condition: Locating the Primary Code

July 4, 2018

This job aid provides guidance in locating the correct ICD-10-CA primary code assignment for conditions or symptoms that meet the criteria of a post-intervention condition.  

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How dementia impacts Canadians

June 26, 2018

The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the  burden on caregivers and health care systems. 

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Dementia in Canada

June 26, 2018

Dementia in Canada provides a comprehensive look at dementia’s impact on Canada’s health systems, and the challenges seniors living with dementia face at home, in long-term care and in hospitals.

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Seniors and Aging All of Canada

Spotlight on dementia issues

June 26, 2018

Explore dementia issues including prevention and treatment, family doctor preparedness, the impact of falls, palliative and end-of-life care, and young-onset dementia.

Dementia in home and community care

June 26, 2018

About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.

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Community Care All of Canada

Dementia in long-term care

June 26, 2018

In long-term care, seniors with dementia are at higher risk of being physically restrained and given potentially inappropriate antipsychotic drugs than other seniors. However, policy changes and educational supports have helped spur a decrease in this trend over the past several years.

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Dementia in hospitals

June 26, 2018

Seniors living with dementia spend more time in the emergency department and have higher rates of hospitalization than other Canadians 65 and older, CIHI analysis shows.

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Young-onset dementia

June 26, 2018

Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, before age 65 than as seniors, but their needs can be just as great.

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Family doctor preparedness

June 26, 2018

The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.

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Community Care All of Canada International
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Dementia and falls

June 26, 2018

Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.

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Palliative and end-of-life care

June 26, 2018

Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors. 

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Dementia prevention and treatment

June 26, 2018

There is no way to prevent all types of dementia; however, having a healthy lifestyle and managing chronic conditions help improve overall health and reduce the risk.

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Unpaid caregiver challenges and supports

June 26, 2018

People caring for seniors with dementia put in more hours, are more likely to feel distress.

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Seniors and Aging All of Canada

Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS) Resource Manual 2018-2019

June 22, 2018

The Ontario Mental Health Reporting System Resource Manual, 2018-2019 includes: Guidelines, definitions and codes for completing the RAI-MH minimum data set used in OMHRS; and Detailed specifications for each data element collected in OMHRS. 

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