Seniors’ Services

Aging At Home Strategy

In August 2007, the government announced the Aging at Home Strategy with an aim to provide supports to seniors and their caregivers to live healthy, independent lives in their own homes and communities. The three-year initiative will be led by the Local Health Integration Networks, with each LHIN receiving a specific funding allocation to meet the needs of local communities.

The North West LHIN will receive $3,399,768 in new base funding over the three-year funding period 2008 to 2011.

We have been engaging our community stakeholders to determine how these funds can best be leveraged in conjunction with other integration and systems-planning initiatives to address this priority.

This initiative presents an opportunity for the North West LHIN to advance the Integrated Health Services Plan with regards to the seniors priority and create opportunities for seniors that support their lifestyle choices and reflect how our seniors truly want to live.

 

North West LHIN AGING AT HOME STRATEGY PLANS 

North West LHIN Aging at Home Strategy Directional Plan (October 31, 2007) 

This document provides an overview of the NW LHIN's plan for implementing Ontario's Aging at Home Strategy in Northwestern Ontario.

North West LHIN Aging at Home Strategy Year 1 Service Plan (Updated October 28, 2008)  

The NW LHIN Board of Directors approved the North West LHIN's revised Service Plan on October 28, 2008. This document outlines the LHIN's plans for implementing the Aging at Home Strategy in Northwestern Ontario. 

North West LHIN Aging at Home Strategy Year 2 Service Plan (January 30, 2009)

 

North West LHIN AGING AT HOME STRATEGY ACTIVITIES

Call for Proposals: Innovative Alternatives that Promote Aging at Home

In May 2008, the North West LHIN held a call for submissions for Aging at Home Strategy proposals that support priorities outlined in the North West LHIN’s Aging at Home Strategy Directional Plan and Year 1 Service Plan including: decreased length of hospital stay; avoidance of unnecessary admissions to long-term care and hospital; increased supports available for seniors; increased partnerships and collaborative initiatives; and focus on safety and risk reduction. 

 

North West LHIN AGING AT HOME STRATEGY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

PROVINCIAL AGING AT HOME STRATEGY INFORMATION

For full details about the province's Aging at Home Strategy, click here.

Webcast for public LHIN-Led Aging at Home Innovation Exchange

On Wednesday, February 20, 2008, the LHINs hosted a public, provincial Aging at Home meeting kicked off by Minister George Smitherman. Five LHINs shared information on innovative seniors' projects being delivered in their region.
View the webcast!
Click here for agenda and slide decks (6MB)

 

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