Niagara North FHT to Collaborate in Health Tapestry Program The Standard Article published December 12, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Suzanne Mason, The Standard Niagara-on-the-Lake has been chosen as the sixth site in Ontario to participate in the Health Tapestry program that assists people aged 70 and older stay healthy longer and remain in their homes.
Inner City FHT & Partners Receive More Funding for Housing Project for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
As of November 1, the Bridges to Housing (B2H) project received expanded funding to continue identifying and supporting persons with developmental disabilities (DD) experiencing homelessness.
Clinton Newsrecord article published November 21, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Sheila Pritchard, Clinton Newsrecord The Clinton Family Health Team would like to invite the community to get active and have some fun with them on Wednesdays at noon at the Central Huron Community Complex walking track.
Inside Belleville article published November 10, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Sarah Hyatt, Brighton Independent Brighton — Ontario’s 2017 investments in interprofessional care were in the spotlight last week, as Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi made a stop at the Brighton Health Services Centre on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Congratulations to The Centre for Family Medicine Family Health Team eHealth Centre for Excellence, one of six successful public healthcare service provider organizations receiving the second round of REACH funding. REACH is a grant funding program delivered by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) on behalf of Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. The program’s goal is to support Ontario healthcare provider organizations to adopt healthcare technology solutions to meet their high-priority needs.
Niagara Advance article published November 3, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Penny Coles, Niagara Advance Cooking classes at the Niagara-on-the-Lake community centre are bringing youth and seniors together to learn about healthy meals. Let’s Cook Together is a continuation of a successful program that took place last year at the community centre, paid for by a provincial grant for seniors.
The Sarnia Journal article published October 29, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Troy Shantz, The Sarnia Journal The numbers are staggering. Last year, 1,326 residents of Sarnia-Lambton were prescribed an opioid for pain. That’s one in six. Another 1,326 people — one in every 93 people living in Sarnia-Lambton — were treated for an addiction to opiates with prescribed methadone or suboxone.
AFHTO has named the winners of our annual Bright Lights Awards. These innovators have improved primary care by making the most of their resources, strengthening interprofessional collaboration, and building strong partnerships beyond their walls. This has resulted in better patient outcomes, better access, and better experience of care. Review committees made up of AFHTO members selected the winners from more than 70 nominations.