Posted January 23, 2018
Health Quality Ontario's CEO Dr. Joshua Tepper's latest blog provides a great overview of how well long-term care is being delivered in Ontario. Specifically about falls, the blog says:
"For falls there is still room for improvement, as the provincial benchmark is 9% and the actual percentage of long-term care residents who suffered falls in 2016/17 was 15.8%."
Read the full blog here: http://www.hqontario.ca/Blog/ArtMID/30956/ArticleID/96/CategoryID/19/CategoryName/Long-Term-Care/Improving-Care-in-the-Long-Term
Interested to know how your Long-Term Care home compares to others when it comes to falls? You can search using this tool: http://www.hqontario.ca/System-Performance/Long-Term-Care-Home-Performance/Falls