Given the choice, people prefer to live out their days in their homes, among their loved ones. We have the means to respect those preferences.
Provincial governments in Canada should implement cash-for-care systems to encourage home care, while respecting taxpayers’ ability to pay, according to this publication from the MEI.
Quebec could learn a thing or two from Denmark when it comes to helping seniors remain in their homes longer.
La province devrait bâtir un système de soins à domicile qui corresponde aux désirs de la population et qui réponde aux besoins des personnes âgées du Québec.
By creating a training program for caregivers and facilitating innovation within the home care network, more seniors will be able to experience the benefits of staying in their own homes as they age.
If universal dental coverage for low-income children under 12 isn’t implemented by the end of the year, the NDP-Liberal Supply and Confidence Agreement is dead in the water according to the leader of the NDP.
The shortcomings of health care systems across Canada have been thrown into stark relief by the pandemic, with surgery backlogs making headlines again of late. A lack of physicians and the absence of competition between private and public providers is undermining access to care. This publication proposes several ways of improving access to health care, including expanding the role of independent providers and increasing the number of doctors in Quebec. For this to happen, however, the College of Physicians and the government will have to end their intimate connection that is harming Quebecers.
Dans les derniers jours, de nombreux boucliers se sont levés face au controversé projet de loi 96, notamment dû à l’incertitude pour les anglophones et allophones de continuer à recevoir des services publics en anglais.
In order to increase access to daycare services, Quebec recently announced the creation of 14,000 new subsidized daycare spaces over the next two years. But with 51,000 children on the waiting list for subsidized child care, there is not a single space available.
Québec a récemment annoncé la création de 14 000 nouvelles places en garderie subventionnée au cours des deux prochaines années. Avec 51 000 enfants sur la liste d’attente pour les services de garde subventionnés, il n’y a pas une seule place de libre.