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.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
Measuring patient harm in Canadian hospitals to improve patient safety.
Hospital Harm measure definition, scope, data source and framework.
Frequently asked questions related to the Hospital Harm project, including information on the new measure, associated improvement resource and pan-Canadian findings.
Benefits of the Hospital Harm project to patient safety.