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New Program Transitions Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS out of Toronto's Emergency Shelter System

The Newswire article published November 5, 2019

By the FIfe House Foundation

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Fife House Foundation has proudly announced the opening of the Huntley Transitional Housing Program. Located in a newly renovated historic facility on Huntley Street, the program welcomed its first clients in late August.

Care plans reduce risk of ending up in hospital for patients with severe mental illness: study

The chances of a patient with a serious mental illness ending up in hospital because of their condition are reduced by almost 40 per cent if they have a care plan, according to the research.

The study, which tracked 20,000 patients with a severe mental illness through the healthcare system, also found that seeing the same GP reduced the risk of an unplanned hospital admission by around 25 per cent.

Dufferin Area FHT and other local agencies to benefit from overhaul of Ontario’s health care bureaucracy

The Orangeville Citizen article published October 21, 2019

By Mike Baker, Orangeville Citizen

Eight months on from the Ford government’s announcement of plans to overhaul Ontario’s health care system, service providers in Dufferin-Caledon feel our community is “well placed” to become one of the provincial leaders in the new movement.