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Home Care Backgrounders, Fact Sheets & Briefing Notes

 

FACT SHEET: Home Care Privatization

(March 8, 2022) The privatization of home care in Ontario Home care provides individuals with complex medical conditions care in the comfort of their homes and enables the frail elderly to live at home as long as possible. Under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health (MOH), home care services may be government-funded but are […]

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JUST THE FACTS: Facts About Health Care, Cuts & Privatization

(March 1, 2022) Here are fact sheets on health care cuts & privatization, with sources for all data: Why Not Privatize Our Public Health Care Services The Fightback to Save Public Health Care & Stop Privatization For-Profit Clinics & Privatization of Health Care Why Stop the Privatization of Long-Term Care The Privatization of Ontario’s Public […]

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RELEASE: Ontario Budget: Health Coalition is Watching for Sufficient Health Funding, Strings Attached in For-Profit LTC & A Stop to the Ford Government’s Privatization of Health Care

(March 24, 2021) Toronto – The Health Coalition said today that the funding numbers for health care in the budget are going to look huge of course, due to the pandemic, but the Coalition will be watching to make sure that funding is indeed enough. Equally important to the amount of funding, are strings attached […]

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RELEASE & BACKGROUNDER: Ford Government’s Home Care Changes Dismantle Public Control, Risk Privatization

(March 5, 2020) Toronto – In a press conference at the Ontario Legislature today, spokespeople for the Ontario Health Coalition raised concerns about the Ford government’s new home care legislation that the Health Coalition reported is being rushed through the legislature at break-neck speed. The Bill, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act 2020, […]

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RELEASE, ANALYSIS & BACKGROUNDER: Hundreds of Millions in Home Care Funding Going to Profit, Duplicate Administration and ‘Impossibly Complex and Bureaucratic’ Home Care System: Auditor’s CCAC Home Care Report

(September 23, 2015) Health Coalition Calls for Streamlined Public Home Care System Raises Questions About Lack of Transparency in Contracted Home Care Companies Toronto – Ontario’s Auditor General released a thorough and thoughtful review of the Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) that reveals in detail how impossibly complex the home care system in Ontario has […]

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BRIEFING NOTE: The loss of 100 years of non-profit home nursing in Hamilton

(January 23, 2008) Outlines how competitive bidding has had a very negative result on homecare health delivery, including the loss of two major non-profit home care providers in Hamilton.

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FACT SHEET: Homecare: A Closer Look

(November 2004)

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FACT SHEET: Key Concerns, Bill 130 and Liberal Promises

(November 1, 2003)

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BACKGROUNDER: “The Pulse”: The End of 100 Years of Non-Profit Home Nursing?

(June 1, 2003)

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FACT SHEET: Women and Medicare: Health Restructuring and Women’s Access to Medicare

(February 1, 2003)

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FACT SHEET: Women and Medicare: Women as Workers in the Healthcare System

(February 1, 2003)

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BACKGROUNDER: “The Pulse”: Conservatives Yank Community Control of Homecare

(January 2002)

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FACT SHEET: Homecare Fact Sheet #2

(May 1, 1999)

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FACT SHEET: Homecare Fact Sheet #1

(January 1, 1999)

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