Long term care

Long term care

A place to call home

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English
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Paper
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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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English
Owning Org: 
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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English
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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

Home care: what we have, what we need

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English
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Author: 
Colleen Fuller
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Coalition
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks into the way that tension has influenced federal and provincial policies that determine how and whether home care is delivered in every part of the country.

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CARE.F85 2001

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

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English
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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

Alberta Aids to Daily Living

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Women with disabilities
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Housing

The AADL program helps Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness to maintain their independence at home, in lodges or group homes by providing financial assistance to buy medical equipment and supplies. An assessment by a health care professional determines the equipment and supplies that an Albertan can receive through this program.

Primary Telephone: 
780-427-0731
Secondary Telephone: 
310-0000
Tollfree Phone Number: 
780-427-0731
Street Address: 
10th Floor, Milner Building
Addt'l Street Address: 
10040 - 104 Street
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5J 0Z2
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