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.
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).
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.
CCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in 2017–2018.
HCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of clients who received long-term home care services from publicly funded programs in participating jurisdictions in 2017–2018.
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.
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.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
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.
People caring for seniors with dementia put in more hours, are more likely to feel distress.
This document explains the methodology used for the report Dementia in Canada.
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.
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.
Provides a summary of the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) grouping methodology.
Provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) grouping methodology.
These data tables illustrate trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders.