Reimagining LTC: Enabling a Healthy Workforce to Provide Person-Centred Care (Reimagining LTC) is a new initiative that supports quality improvement on these important issues. The program will run from January to December 2023.
This program aims to:
Through Reimagining LTC, HEC is supporting more than 235 long-term care homes in all 10 provinces to implement quality improvement projects focused on fostering healthy work environments that will enable safer, higher-quality person-centred care.
Healthcare Excellence Canada is partnering with Health Quality BC to provide coaching and additional supports to 79 long-term care homes in British Columbia focusing on the appropriate use of antipsychotic medications.
Reimagining LTC teams are implementing diverse projects focused on enabling a healthy workforce to provide person-centred care. Specific areas of focus include:
Teams participating in Reimagining LTC receive:
The program will enable participating teams to accelerate efforts to align with the new National Long-Term Care Services standard released by the Health Standards Organization, and CSA Z8004, Long-Term Care Home Operations and Infection Prevention and Control, the National Standard of Canada published by CSA Group.
Reimagining LTC builds on earlier programming that supported long-term care and retirement homes to respond to COVID-19 and build capacity to implement quality improvement projects.