Data

Links
https://www.cihi.ca/en/types-of-care/community-care
Facilitation
Yes
Scope of Implementation
name:scope_of_influence-key:local

METHOD

Community Health Care

First Submitted By Scott Fletcher, Participedia Team

Most Recent Changes By Jaskiran Gakhal

Links
https://www.cihi.ca/en/types-of-care/community-care
Facilitation
Yes
Scope of Implementation
name:scope_of_influence-key:local

Community healthcare is a method used in various locales in order to maintain the health of community members while preventing hospital overcrowding by supporting discharge and preventing admissions.

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Problems and Purpose

"Community care is delivered in private homes, retirement communities, residential or long-term care homes and community clinics.

Community care programs are designed to

  • Help people maintain optimal health and function
  • Prevent or delay admissions to hospitals
  • Support hospital discharge and follow-up" [1]

Origins and Development

Participant Recruitment and Selection

How it Works: Process, Interaction, and Decision-Making

Home care
"Home care programs provide assessment, case management, health and personal support services to people with diverse care needs." [1]

Community mental health
"Community mental health services provide care to people with mental illnesses where they live and work." [1]

Residential care
"Residential care provides living options in community-based facilities for those who need different levels of support to optimize independence." [1]

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

See Also

Telepsychiatry, Online Clinics and Mental Health Training in Chitral, Pakistan 

References

[1] Canadian Institute for Health Information, https://www.cihi.ca/en/types-of-care/community-care

External Links

https://www.cihi.ca/en/types-of-care/community-care

Community participation in primary health care: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6679395 

A Framework for Community Engagement in Primary Health Care 

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/corporate/about-health-canada/reports-publications/health-canada-policy-toolkit-public-involvement-decision-making.html (Level 1)

What do clients expect of community care and what are their needs? The Community care for the Elderly: Needs and Service Use Study (CENSUS)

Community-Oriented Primary Care

Notes

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