2 front-line workers share their perspectives on Canada's opioid crisis in conjunction with some of the key findings in CIHI's new report Opioid-Related Harms in Canada.
Opioids are effective drugs that play an important role in pain management for many Canadians. Our data shows that rates of harm due to opioid poisoning continue to rise across Canada — hospitalizations have increased by 27% over the past 5 years. Find out more about opioid poisoning and our work on opioids.
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2017–2018, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.
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.
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.
Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.
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.
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.
This annual update from CIHI's Hospital Mental Health Database includes tables about mental Illness or addictions, with breakdowns by diagnosis group. See new tables for eating disorders.
Review the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database, data quality and other information relevant to data users.
Get detailed information on the Hospital Mental Health Database data elements.
These data tables illustrate trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders.
Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.
The RAI–Mental Health (RAI-MH) is an assessment used to evaluate the needs, strengths and preferences of a person. The significant change-in-status assessment guidelines provide tips for clinicians.
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2016–2017, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
These data tables provide information on hospitalizations for mental illness or addiction, including separation volumes, hospitalization rates and lengths of stay.
Describes the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database (HMHDB), data quality and other information relevant to data users.
Information on the quality of the data for the relevant fiscal year, as well as major historical changes to the database.
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2010–2011 to 2015–2016.