211 Ontario - Connecting Patients to Community Programs and Services

Thu, August 20, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Hosted by AFHTO and Ontario 211 Services

A webinar about how 211 can assist primary care teams. 211 has been helping the people of Ontario navigate community, health and social services for many years. This webinar will provide some baseline information about 211’s Accredited enquiry service and Standards driven resource database of benefit to your patients when trying to access services in the community – particularly services during COVID-19, such as mental health services, food and other basic needs.

The Role of Social Workers in Interprofessional Primary Healthcare Teams: Study

Research paper published in HEALTHCARE POLICY Vol.16 No.1, 2020

Abstract

Background: In Ontario, Canada, social workers are employed in a number of primary healthcare (PHC) settings such as Community Health Centres (CHCs) and Family Health Teams (FHTs). However, many aspects of social work practice within PHC settings are unknown.

Essex County NPLC receives COVID-19 grant to improve access to technology and enhanced digital services

The Essex County Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (ECNPLC) enhancing digital services to meet community needs.

Essex County NPLC has received grant funding from the Canadian Red Cross, through the COVID-19 Emergency Support for Community Organizations Granting Program, to improve access to technology and enhanced digital services.