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Initiative aims to improve care for frail elderly patients

St. Joseph’s Health Centre is committed to recognizing the unique needs of patients and improving their experience in hospital, while providing high quality and...

Rethinking the traditional hospital model for elder care

While older adults currently represent 14.6 per cent of Ontario’s population, they account for over one-third of the province’s acute care hospitalizations and 60...

Palliative care: An important end of life alternative

The World Health Organization defines palliative care as “...an approach which improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing life-threatening illness,...

Strategies for seniors

Like all hospitals in Ontario, St. Michael’s Hospital is looking at how best to address the unique needs of seniors. Susan Blacker, director in charge...

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