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.
Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, before age 65 than as seniors, but their needs can be just as great.
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.
Asthma hospitalization rates for Canadians younger than 20 have declined by 50% over the past 10 years. Yet asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays among this age group. Take a closer look.
Chartbook featuring trends over time in asthma hospitalizations among children and youth in Canada, as well as inequalities by income, household education, geographic location, age and sex.
Learn about trends and socio-economic inequalities in asthma hospital stays among children and youth at the provincial/territorial and national levels.
Learn about CIHI’s partnership with interRAI, the new integrated interRAI suite of assessment instruments and how organizations will be able to submit data from the new suite to CIHI.
Quick Stats are a series of free, publicly available reports that provide aggregate-level data about health care in Canada.
Intentional injuries among children and youth in Canada.
A selection of trauma cases based on external injuries caused by intentional assaults and self-harm among children and youth in Canada.
An information sheet about intentional self-harm among youth in Canada.
An information sheet about intentional assault among children and youth in Canada.
An information sheet with key findings on intentional injuries (self-harm and assault) among children and youth.
Overview of CIHI's Home Care Reporting System.
Visit CIHI's online store for the Resource Utilization Group, version III Home Care (RUG-III-HC) Grouping Methodology: Flowcharts and SAS Code, HCRS Version, 2010–2011 manual.