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Types of Opioid Harms in Canadian Hospitals: Comparing Canada and Australia

November 8, 2018

This report highlights comparable estimates of opioid use and harms in Canada and Australia from CIHI and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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Palliative care in Canada inconsistent, patients say

September 19, 2018

3 Canadian women share their experiences with palliative care and compare them with some of the findings of CIHI's new report Access to Palliative Care in Canada. Read their stories.

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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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Young-onset dementia

June 26, 2018

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.

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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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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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2016–2017 HMHDB Preformatted Quick Stats

June 19, 2018

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.

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Socio-economic inequalities affect asthma hospitalization rates for kids

June 18, 2018

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. 

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Care for Children and Youth With Mental Disorders

May 7, 2018

These data tables illustrate trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders.

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Asthma hospital stays by children and youth

April 26, 2018

Learn about trends and socio-economic inequalities in asthma hospital stays among children and youth at the provincial/territorial and national levels. 

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Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Chartbook

February 8, 2018

This document highlights how Canada compares to 11 similar countries in the 2017 international health policy survey of seniors.

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Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Methodology Notes

February 8, 2018

This document explains how data for the 2017 Commonwealth Fund survey is collected and weighted.

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The Commonwealth Fund 2017 International Health Policy Survey of Seniors

February 8, 2018

This document contains data tables for all the questions and the results from every country surveyed by the Commonwealth Fund in 2017.

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Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Accessible Report

February 1, 2018

This document highlights how Canada compares to 11 similar countries in the 2017 international health policy survey of seniors.

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Seniors think Canada’s health care systems have room to improve, survey finds

January 8, 2018

Canadian seniors are less satisfied with the quality of the health care they receive than those age 65 and older in 10 similar countries, a key international survey shows. Seniors were asked about many aspects of their health care experience, from mental health and access to medical specialists, to quality of home care and end-of-life planning. Learn more about the results of the latest Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey.

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