Coming to a new country and facing various challenges such as adjusting to a different culture, language barriers, economic disadvantage, less social support, lack of easy access to transportation, and lack of general and health information may make immigrants, especially senior immigrants belonging to a visible minority group, vulnerable to ill health. Read more here…Health […]
In the September 2019 issue of Care Watch Ontario, Care Watch Ontario calls for Canada to work with provincial and territorial governments and with stakeholders to develop a pharmacare strategy and establish a universal, single-payer public pharmacare programme. To read this issue, please click here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, July 17, 2019 – The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) today releases the final report, Class Actions: Objectives, Experience, and Reforms. The LCO report is the first independent, comprehensive assessment of Ontario’s Class Proceedings Act (CPA) in 27 years. Since that time, class actions have grown dramatically in volume, complexity and impact in Ontario and […]
Care Watch Ontario advocates for high quality, affordable, and equitable access to home and community care within any structure the Province adopts. In the July/August 2019 issue of Care Watch Ontario, you can read about the planned Ontario Health Teams – one of the proposed solutions for ending hallway medicine and other problems besetting health care in Ontario. […]
Care Watch Ontario advocates for a comprehensive and equitable system of home care and community support services to help older adults age safely in their own homes and communities and to keep them out of institutions. Policies and funding for health care, affordable housing, and a range of other services directly and indirectly affect home […]
In celebration of National Seniors Day on October 1, Sanofi Pasteur is creating a larger-than-life, domino-inspired photo exhibit that celebrates seniors while also raising awareness of the burden of flu, the domino effect it has on their lives, and the importance of protecting them and keeping them active, healthy and independent. The photo exhibit will […]