Long term care facilities

Long term care facilities

A place to call home

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Pat Armstrong,
Madeline Boscoe
Barbara Clow
Karen Grant
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Beth Jackson
Ann Pederson
Morgan Seeley
Jane Springer
Publisher: 
Fernwood Publishing
Publication Date: 
2009

Envisions alternative forms of long-term, residential care that account for the fact that the overwhelming majority of both residents and providers are women.

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Paperback ISBN: 9781552662939
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Table of contents: Preface (Pat Armstrong) Contributors 1. Challenging Questions: Designing Long-Term Facility Care with Women in Mind (Pat Armstrong with Albert Banerjee) 2. Long-Term Care in Canada: An Overview (Albert Banerjee) 3. Less Money, More People: The Implications of Policy Changes in Long-Term Institutional Care (Evelyn Shapiro and Morgan Seeley) 4. A Contradictory Image of Need: Long-Term Facilitative Care for First Nations (Nicole Eshkakogan and Nene Ernest Khalema) 5. A Dream Retirement Community: Long-Term Care Options (Beverly Suek) 6. What Matters to Women Working in Long-Term Care: A Union Perspective (Marcy Cohen) 7. Designing Long-Term Care for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual and Transgender People (Dick Moore) 8. A Failure of Vision and Political Will: Long-Term Care in Ontario(Sheila M. Neysmith) 9. Are There Lessons to Learn from Sweden? (Marta Szebehely) Bibliography

Long-term care homes legislation : Lessons from Ontario

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Bev Baines
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at why gender matters when discussing long-term care homes using the Ontario Legislature's 2007 Long-term Care Homes Act as an example.

The changing face of long-term care

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Expression
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at the principles and practices that underpin the operations of the best long-term care facilities and makes recommendations on choosing a long-term care establishment.

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ISSN 08228213

Ethical choices in long-term care: what does justice require?

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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines how best to structure the ethical framework within which equitable, fair, rational, and transparent decisions about long-term care can be made. Elaborates on such issues as gender, bias, discrimination, scarcity, productivity, the role of the family, and institutional care, to name a few.

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ISBN 9291562285

The caring game

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Care Watch Toronto
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Care Watch Toronto
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a workshop kit designed to enhance sensitivity and understanding of caring as it relates to those receiving in-home long-term care. Uses an engaging board game format to give people a unique understanding of caring, and a view of life that often remains hidden behind closed doors. Addresses various disabilities, issues of diversity, and elder abuse. Includes a step-by-step manual for facilitators, which will ensure successful in-house training for years to come.

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Niagara Health System

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St. Catherines
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Ontario
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