Our Goals and Strategies for Capacity

Quantify Capacity Needs and Expand Supports to Care Providers

  • Quantify infrastructure and human resource needs and establish plans for capacity building through capacity planning in all sectors
  • Empower caregivers by providing them with the supports, skills and optimal care for their loved one
  • Enhance training and supports for personal support workers and other community providers
  • Advance peer support initiatives and networks to leverage the expertise and knowledge of people with lived experience

Enhance Program Capacity to Support the Right Care in the Right Place

  • Support individuals with the highest needs by exploring new models of care delivery for specialized care units when redeveloping long-term care homes
  • Enable hospitals and community services to better coordinate care and shift resources from acute care to community through joint, strategic regional program planning
  • Ensure people receive the care they need as they reach end of life through coordinated regional palliative care services
  • Assist people’s recovery and keep them healthy and active by improving coordination between the various levels of care for rehabilitation services
  • Expand enhanced learning opportunities and specialist e-consults for primary care

Recognize and Address the Impact Social Determinants Play in Building a Sustainable, Person-Centred Health Care System

  • Guide service delivery to neighbourhoods with enhancement opportunities, identified based on cross-sectoral review of social determinants of health
  • Meet the unique local needs of the community by working with partners to leverage existing assets and establish integrated community health hubs
  • Support individuals in need of assisted living supports and affordable housing through collaboration with municipal partners
  • Expand socio-demographic data collection and review to build the capacity of providers to assess and evaluate the impact of a person’s social determinants of health
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