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    Using non-medical home services to support older adults

    The number of Canadians aged 65 or older is expected to double within the next two decades, and the proportion of those over the age of 80 is expected to grow from 27.5% in 2012 to 32% in 2036.(1; 2) This trend holds true in British Columbia (which is where the request came from for this synthesis) where...

    Identifying the effects of home care on improving health outcomes, client satisfaction and health system sustainability

    Enhancing acess to home and community care has been established as a key priority across provincial and territorial health systems in Canada. A key reason for this is an aging population and the continued increases in the rates of chronic disease that are expected, which can often be effectively managed ...