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Budget 2017 - Federal Investments Will Make Better Home Care a Reality for All Canadians

The targeted investments for home care and carers, announced in the 2017 federal budget, are critical steps in achieving the goal of more and better home care. Through targeted investments and new programs, the government reinforces the importance of innovation, life-long learning, data collection and technology to achieve effective, high quality home care.

Home Care Organisations Pioneering Safety Improvement

Eight leading home care organisations, part of the Home Care Safety Improvement Collaborative, are working to improve safety and quality as they collaborate to apply proven improvement techniques to introduce and support sustainable change that will keep patients safe in their homes. 

Investment in Home Care will Modernize Our Health Care System

The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) congratulates the federal government on their vision and commitment to better home care in Canada.  Today, the federal government set the stage for transformational change in our health care system.  Their offer to invest $6 billion for home care, with $1 billion of that money set aside for home care infrastructure, will have a positive impact on the lives of Canadians across the country.

Budget 2016 – A first step towards additional and improved home care services for all Canadians

The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) is encouraged by the Federal Government’s committed investments to modernize and improve our health care system.  The recognition that fundamental change is needed to enhance home care and address the future health needs of Canadians is a vision that members of the CHCA embrace. 

Last Updated: 2017 03 24