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Advocacy - Facts and Figures

National Nanos Survey, 2016

Canadians' Opinions on Health Care Funding 
National survey, November 2016
Commissioned by the Globe and Mail

Canadians want more and better home care:

  • A majority of Canadians are in favour of personal taxes increasing to pay for home health care services
  • More than half of Canadians support or somewhat support increasing Canada’s debt to pay for home care

Federal government has a role in health care funding:

  • Canadians oppose reducing annual healthcare transfers to provinces and territories

Innovative Community-Based Approaches to Promote Optimal Aging for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions and their Caregivers

Valuable information and knowledge to support access to home care as an “essential service” and support for family caregivers, who are integral to enabling individuals to remain at home.  
  • Study 1: Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Qualitative Study of the Perceptions of Older Adults, Family Caregivers and Healthcare Providers  
  • Study 3: Sex and Gender-based Analysis of Family Caregivers of Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions
  • Study 4: Evaluation of a Transition Intervention for Family Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer ’s Disease and Multiple Chronic Conditions 
  • Study 6: A Community Navigation and Rehabilitation Intervention for Stroke Survivors with Multiple Chronic Conditions Advisory Committee: Patients and Caregivers

As a research partner and member of the advisory group, the CHCA provides input to the design, and evaluation of the research projects and engages in planning and execution of the knowledge translation activities.  The CHCA believes this research program addresses a very important component of our health and social system.  Improving well-being and independence in later life is considered one of the challenges of an aging Canadian society that requires collaborative and sustained efforts. 

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