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HOME CARE ROUNDUP: Major Home Care Reports, Analysis, Backgrounders, Fact Sheets, Briefing Notes & Media Releases

Posted: September 25, 2020

On this page you can find a roundup of Ontario Health Coalition Home Care:

  1. Reports & Analysis
  2. Backgrounders, Facts Sheets & Briefing Notes
  3. Media Releases

 

Reports/Analysis

June 15, 2020: Ford Government’s New Home Care Bill “Irredeemable” and Should Not Be Pushed Through During a Pandemic: Coalition Calls for it to be Withdrawn – Bill 175 Submission

September 23, 2015: 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

March 10, 2015: Ontario Home Care in Disarray, Unable to Keep Up: Heath Coalition Proposes Reform Based on Principles of Public Medicare

April 4, 2011: Still Waiting: An Assessment of Ontario’s Home Care System After Two Decades of Restructuring

November 17, 2011: Home Care: Change We Need – Report on the Ontario Health Coalition’s Home Care Hearings

March 31, 2005: Market Competition in Ontario’s Homecare: Lessons and Consequences

November 2001: “Dip and Skip”

November 2001: Secrets in the House

March 2001: Long Term Care – In Limbo or Worse?

Summer 2000: Tipping The Balance: Healthcare Restructuring and Privatization in Ontario

 

Backgrounders/Fact Sheets/Briefing Notes

March 5, 2020: Briefing note on the Home Care Act

March 5, 2020: Full summary and analysis of the Home Care Act and previous Acts

September 23, 2015: 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

January 23, 2008: The loss of 100 years of non-profit home nursing in Hamilton

November 2004: Homecare: A Closer Look

November 1, 2003: Key Concerns, Bill 130 and Liberal Promises

June 1, 2003: “The Pulse”: The End of 100 Years of Non-Profit Home Nursing?

January 2002: “The Pulse”: Conservatives Yank Community Control of Homecare

May 1999: Homecare Fact Sheet #2

January 1999: Homecare Fact Sheet #1

 

Media Releases

June 30, 2020: Actions Across Ontario to Tell Premier Ford that the priority of Ontarians is to fix the long-term care crisis, not to privatize home care

June 22, 2020: Health Coalition Plans Protests Across Ontario As Ford Government Pushes Through New Laws to Privatize Home & Community Care, Stifle Class Action Suits, In Midst of Pandemic & Fails to Take Action on Emergency Staffing Crisis in Long-Term Care

June 17, 2020: “It is a New Low” Behaviour of Government MPPs in Home Care Legislation Public Hearings Unprecedented and Unacceptable: Health Coalition

June 15, 2020: Ford Government’s New Home Care Bill “Irredeemable” and Should Not Be Pushed Through During a Pandemic: Coalition Calls for it to be Withdrawn

March 5, 2020: Ford Government’s Home Care Changes Dismantle Public Control, Risk Privatization

June 19, 2019: Ford Governments Health Cuts Negatively Impact Patient Care: Coalition Calls Out Ford Government for “Dissembling” and Lack of Public Accountability

April 30, 2019: More than 10,000 Protest to tell Ford Government to stop health privatization, cuts

April 23, 2019: Unprecedented Health Action Day Calls on Doug Ford to Halt Health Privatization Plans

February 27, 2019: Health Care Omnibus Bill Sets Up Ontario for Health System Mega-Mergers & Privatization: Worse than the Leaked Draft, Health Coalition Warns

February 11, 2019: Warning that Leaked Health Care Omnibus Bill Would Create Health Care Chaos: Longstanding Leaders of Organizations Representing Patients, Care Workers, Doctors

June 3, 2018: $22 billion in cuts to funding for public services planned by Mr. Ford, worse than Harris, we are “extremely worried”

April 13, 2018: Deeply concerned about Doug Ford’s planned revenue cuts, comparison of parties’ commitments on key health care issues

November 6, 2017: Public Home Care Would Benefit Ontarians Despite Claims of Vested Interests/For-Profit Home Care Companies: Health Coalition Calls for More Details

April 27, 2017: Ontario Budget Health Care Investments Do Not Meet Expectations: Hospital Funding Inadequate to Stop Cuts & Meet Community’s Needs

September 23, 2015: 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

May 13, 2015: Homecare Roadmap has potential, but beware of some dangerous pitfalls: Health Coalition

May 11, 2015: It’s Time to Take a Stand! Regional Days of Action to Stop Hospital Cuts and Hospital /Home Care Privatization

April 17, 2015: Hundreds Rally to Stop Health Care Cuts and Privatization in First Day of Action — Protests Planned Across Ontario

April 15, 2015: Leaders of Organizations Representing More than Half-A-Million Ontarians Join Forces to Stop the Hospital Cuts & Hospital/Home Care Privatization

March 12, 2015: Home Care Panel Report Missing Core Principles of Public Medicare: Coalition Warns of “Deep Privatization”

March 5, 2013: Myth Buster: OHC Challenges Health Minister’s Claims – Hospital cuts and privatization are not offset by home care

January 9, 2013: Ontario Government Seniors’ Strategy Attacks Universality for Seniors’ Health Care; Thin on Improvements to Access

September 26, 2011: Home Care Administrative Costs: Four Tiers of Administration Before Home Care Funding Reaches Front Lines

May 2011: “The Pulse” OHC Newsletter and Action Alert

January 23, 2008: OHC Applauds Temporary Respite for Hamilton Non-Profit Homecare

December 2004: OHC Homecare Policy Statement

October 10, 2004: Homecare Review Opportunity to Scrap Privatization

April 26, 2004: Citing Unacceptable Care Standards Group Launches Nursing Homes & Homecare Campaign

November 22, 2001: End ‘Dip and Skip’ Homecare Reform: OHC Slams Healthcare Censorship Bill

June 4, 2001: Government Guilty of Rank Hypocrisy Charges Health Watchdog: OHC Releases Report Assailing Tory Homecare Reform

January 24, 2000: Witmer’s Homecare Policies Forcing Privatization At All Costs, Even If It Costs More

January 10, 2000: Tory support private, for-profit sector increasing cost of health care

August 11, 1999: OHC Charges Abuse of Process With respect to New Homecare Regulation

March 30, 1999: OHC to Hold Media Conference Regarding New Homecare Regulations

March 30, 1999: Organizations Announce Public Release of Government’s Draft Policies for Homecare

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