Date Title
Jan 16, 2017 ESC LHIN Indigenous Strategic Plan
Recognizing the multitude of health care needs within Indigenous communities, the IHPC envisions the culture based integration model as framework to working closely with health service providers (HSPs). The IHPC established a regional Indigenous Health Strategic plan as a directional tool to be shared with HSPs for their adoption and joint advancement in aiming to improve Indigenous patients health outcomes.
Mar 18, 2016 ESC LHIN Report on Patients First Engagement Sessions

The following report summarizes the Erie St. Clair LHINs’ (ESC LHIN) key finding from 6 weeks of community engagement. The ESC LHIN spoke directly with over 300 people in the community and received over 130 completed surveys. The ESC LHIN engaged with a wide range of stakeholders.

Oct 15, 2015 Patient Care Groups: A new model of population based primary health care for Ontario
A report on behalf of the Primary Health Care Expert Advisory Committee
By David Price, Elizabeth Baker, Brian Golden and Rosemary Hannam
May 2015
Apr 29, 2015 Expert Panel Report With Appendices

The Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (ESC LHIN) announced the intention to create an Expert Panel on November 27, 2014, after a proposal was submitted October 31, 2014, by the Leamington District Memorial Hospital (LDMH), to close its obstetrical (OB) unit some time in 2015. The plan to close to the LDMH OB unit required the approval of the ESC LHIN Board.

Jan 28, 2015 Newcomer/Immigrant Health Patient Engagement. Listening To You: Care, Share, Aware

The Windsor Essex Local Immigration Partnership (WE LIP) is partnering with the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (ESC LHIN) to bring a focus to the unique health needs of newcomers and immigrants in Windsor Essex. As part of continuing engagement with newcomers and immigrants in the community, the ESC LHIN and WE LIP hosted an event on October 9, 2014. Over 120 participants came together with a common goal of improving the patient experience for newcomer/immigrants who access the Canadian health care system.  This report is a compilation of patient stories gathered through this collaboration

Feb 20, 2014 2013 - CKCounts_Community Checkup Final Interactive.pdf

Having a regular checkup is one way to know how healthy you are. CK Counts is just that; it is a checkup on how Chatham-Kent as a community is doing. It is an opportunity to celebrate areas where our community is doing well and provides a chance to identify areas that need more work to improve the quality of life for everyone in Chatham-Kent.

Oct 28, 2013 French Language Service Toolkit

The Erie St. Clair and South West Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) are proud to provide you with this French Language services (FLS) Toolkit.

Sep 12, 2013 2013 - 05 - 31 - Quarterly Stocktake Report ESC LHIN.pdf

The Erie St. Clair LHIN Q4 Quarterly Stocktake Report - May 2013

 

Apr 02, 2013 2013 - 04 - 01 - ESC BSO Sustainability Plan Final.pdf

The Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) Initiative is a significant step forward in delivering higher quality care that is more sensitive to the needs of older adults with responsive behaviours.

Mar 25, 2013 2013 - 02 - CIHI - Wait Times for Priority Procedures in Canada.pdf

This year, for the first time ever, we are able to examine three-year pan-Canadian trends for hip and knee replacements, hip fracture repair, cataract surgery and radiation therapy. This is a result of every province having reported comparable measures since 2010.

Mar 13, 2013 2012 - 12 - 20 - Living Longer, Living Well - seniors strategy report.pdf

Report Submitted to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and the Minister Responsible for Seniors on recommendations to Inform a Seniors Strategy for Ontario.

Mar 04, 2013 2013 - 02 - 11 - Q3 Quarterly Stocktake Report ESCLHIN.pdf

The Erie St. Clair LHIN Q3 Quarterly Stocktake Report - February 2013

Feb 01, 2013 2011 - 06 - 30 - Dr Walker Report - Caring For Our Aging Population and Addressing ALC.pdf

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has made strides in implementing programs and policies to address the ALC challenge and support seniors to live in their homes (for example, the province-wide rollout of “Home First”).

Jan 31, 2013 2013 - 01 - 23 - CK COPD REPORT.pdf

The final version of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Integration Care Path/Model for Chatham-Kent - Prepared by the Chatham-Kent COPD Working Group

Jan 28, 2013 2013 - 01 - 28 - 2012-96 Approval of agencies to provide CSS M-S-EN.pdf

Approval of Agencies to Provide Community Support Services - Protocol - Ministry/Stakeholder Copy

Jan 08, 2013 2013 - 01 - Seniors Highlights Report ENG Final.pdf

Highlights and Key Recommendations. From the Report Submitted to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and the Minister Responsible for Seniors on recommendations to inform a Seniors Strategy for Ontario

Dec 10, 2012 2012 - 12 - 07 - Windsor-Hospitals-Study-Final-Report.pdf

The Windsor Hospitals Study Task Force completed its mandate to gather opinion from the local community regarding the proposal for a new, single site acute care hospital incorporated within an integrated healthcare system to better serve the region’s residents into the future.

Nov 27, 2012 2012 - Mental Health Strategic Plan - Q and A.pdf

The plan highlights opportunities for greater integration, coordination, and service efficiencies within the adult (16+) mental health sector. The plan also specifically addresses the following issue...

Nov 27, 2012 2012 - Mental Health Strategic Plan - Appendices.pdf

In December, 2011, the Erie St. Clair LHIN commissioned through a lead agency, a request for proposal procurement process for a consulting firm to undertake the development of an Adult Mental Health Strategic Plan for the Erie St. Clair region.

Nov 27, 2012 2012 - Mental Health Strategic Plan - ADULT MENTAL HEALTH STRATEGIC PLAN FOR ESC 2012-2016.pdf

As part of the Erie St. Clair LHIN’s Integrated Health Service Plan, the LHIN identified the need to create a regional Mental Health Strategic Plan. To accomplish this, a Mental Health Strategic Plan Advisory Committee was formed. The ESC LHIN Board’s motion was to receive the Adult Mental Health Strategic Plan. No decisions were made in regards to the opportunities listed within the plan.

Nov 06, 2012 2012 - 09 - 07 - ESC LHIN Rehabilitation Strategy Report-Final.pdf

Rehabilitation System Strategic Plan for the Erie St. Clair Region - Prepared by the Erie St Clair Rehabilitation Advisory Network September, 2012

Aug 24, 2012 2012 - 07 - 03 - Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital Windsor - Supervisor Final Report.pdf

The following report details the work that was undertaken during my term as Supervisor in order to stabilize the Hospital; build leadership capacity and establish respectful, trusting relationships among the leadership team; and initiate a process aimed at restoring public and staff trust and confidence in the organization.

Aug 20, 2012 2012 - 08 - 20 - Trillium Villa Convalescent Care Brochure.pdf
The Convalescent Care Program provides 24-hour care to individuals who require specific medical and therapeutic services in a supportive environment The program will help you recover your strength and endurance before returning home.
Jun 11, 2012 2012 - 05 - 28 - Quarterly Stocktake Report ESC LHIN.pdf

MOHLTC - HSAPD Quarterly Stocktake Report for the Erie St. Clair LHIN

Feb 28, 2012 2012 - 02 - 28 - ESC LHIN - CK SL ALC report FINAL.pdf

Alternate Level of Care (ALC) designations are a persistent challenge in Ontario hospitals. Patients are designated as ALC when they no longer require acute care but cannot obtain the medical, psychological, or emotional supports they need elsewhere in their community, whether at home or in another care facility.

Feb 27, 2012 2012 - 02 - 27 - OxyContin Q and A Information.pdf

Effective February 29, 2012, the ministry will remove OxyContin from the Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary/Comparative Drug Index (“ODB Formulary”).

Feb 24, 2012 Drummond Report: Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services

The following is a link to the Ontario Ministry of Finance's Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services:

 

Jan 30, 2012 2012 - 01 - 30 - Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care Information

A rapidly aging population and economic pressures threaten the future of health care in Ontario. Ontario has an action plan to build a quality system that is more responsive to patients, as it delivers better value for taxpayers.

 

Jan 30, 2012 2012 - 01 - 30 - Ontario’s Action Plan.pdf

Ontario’s Action Plan For Health Care - ontario.ca/health - Better patient care through better value from our health care dollars

Jan 17, 2012 2011 - 04 - 30 - Guideline for Eligible Expenditures for LTCHs.pdf

As part of a commitment to promote the highest-quality resident care in the long-term care home (LTCH) sector, the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) allocate long-term care (LTC) home funds through a mechanism known as the Level-of-Care (LOC) envelope funding system.

Jan 13, 2012 2012 - 01 - 11 - BSO - Behaviours Have Meaning Full Report.pdf

Ontario‘s healthcare system does not adequately address the needs of older adults with behaviours associated with complex and challenging mental health, dementia or other neurological conditions.

Dec 14, 2011 2011 - 12 - 13 - Pelee Island Report ESC Board Dec 13 2011 Final.pdf

Report to the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network Board of Directors on the Pelee Island Health Care Task Force Report

Dec 13, 2011 2011 - 12 - 13 - Improving Care for Seniors in Windsor Essex: Understanding Alternate Level of Care Designations

The Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (ESC LHIN) initiated a project to better understand the circumstances that lead to patients remaining in hospital under ALC designation. The ESC LHIN partnered with Leamington District Memorial Hospital, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor Regional Hospital, and the Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) to collectively engage patients, family members, and front-line staff to gain insight into the ALC pressures in Windsor/Essex.

Nov 02, 2011 2011 - 09 - 20 - 2011-2012 CEO Performance - Public Final Board Approved for Web Posting.pdf

2011 – 2012 - Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network CEO Performance Objectives. April 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012

Oct 21, 2011 2011 - 10 - 21 - SFH Provincial Report - FINAL - Summary Report and Recommendations.pdf

The overall vision of the Senior Friendly Hospital Strategy is to enable seniors to maintain optimal health and function while they are hospitalized so that they can transition successfully home or to the next appropriate level of care.

Oct 03, 2011 2011 - 10 - 03 - recommendations_rural_northern_EN.pdf

Rural and Northern Health Care Report - Executive Summary

Oct 03, 2011 2011 - 10 - 03 - report_rural_northern_EN.pdf

Rural and Northern Health Care Framework - Stage 1 Report

Oct 03, 2011 2011 - 10 - 03 - exec_summary_rural_northern_EN.pdf

Rural and Northern Health Care Report - Twelve Recommendations

Sep 29, 2011 2011 - 09 - 29 - CKHA - Facts about Influenza.pdf

Influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) is a acute respiratory illness that is caused by a virus. People who contract influenza may have a fever, chills, cough, runny eyes, stuffy nose, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, extreme weakness and fatigue.

Sep 29, 2011 2011 - 09 - 29 - ADI World Alzheimer Report.pdf

According to the World Alzheimer Report 2009, the number of people with dementia is forecast to nearly double every 20 years—from 36 million in 2010 to 115 million in 2050. According to the World Alzheimer Report 2010, the costs associated with dementia totaled US$604 billion, about 1% of global GDP.

Sep 29, 2011 2011 - 09 - 29 - World Alzheimer Report 2011 Executive Summary.pdf

Dementia is a syndrome that can be caused by a number of progressive disorders that affect memory, thinking, behavior and the ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia.

Sep 14, 2011 2011 - 2012 - Annual CE Plan - Appendix-C-Community-Stakeholder-Assessment-Worksheet.doc

 ESC LHIN Annual Community Engagement Annual Plan - Tool resource - Appendix C

Sep 14, 2011 2011 - 2012 - Annual CE Plan - Appendix-B-Community-Stakeholder-Assessment-Worksheet.xlsx

ESC LHIN Annual Community Engagement Annual Plan - Tool resource - Appendix B

Sep 01, 2011 2011 - 09 - 01 - Dr. Walker Report - Caring For Our Aging Population and Addressing Alternate Level of Care.pdf

I am pleased to be submitting my report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care regarding Alternate Level of Care (ALC) in Ontario.

Jul 25, 2011 2011 - 06 - 22 - Mental Health - Open minds, healthy minds.pdf

Ontario’s Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy

Jun 30, 2011 2011 - 06 - 30 - SFH ESC LHIN Final Report 2011.pdf

A Summary of Senior Friendly Care in Erie St. Clair LHIN Hospitals. This report was developed as part of the Ontario Senior Friendly Hospital Strategy.

Jun 10, 2011 2011 - 02 - santé en fr 252-LHIN Community Enagement Guidelines and Toolkit - FRENCH - FINAL

Vous trouverez, dans le présent document, plusieurs feuilles de travail et modèles qui vous aideront à planifier des activités de participation communautaire.

Jun 10, 2011 2010 - 12 - French - Primary Care Physician Engagement Resource Guide Toolkit v1 0

 Pour afficher un rendement élevé, le système de santé doit s’appuyer sur des soins primaires efficaces. 

Jun 10, 2011 2011 - 02 - LHIN Community Enagement Guidelines and Toolkit.pdf
Jun 10, 2011 2010 - 12 - Primary Care Physician Engagement Resource Guide & Toolkit .pdf
May 26, 2011 2011 - Urgent and Non-Urgent Health Care Locations - English - Sarnia Lambton.pdf

When to go to the nearest and Emergency Department and when to consider using Non-Urgent Care clinics

May 26, 2011 2011 - Urgent and Non-Urgent Health Care Locations - English - Windsor Essex.pdf

When to go to the nearest and Emergency Department and when to consider using Non-Urgent Care clinics

May 26, 2011 2011 - Urgent and Non-Urgent Health Care Locations - English - Chatham-Kent.pdf

When to go to the nearest and Emergency Department and when to consider using Non-Urgent Care clinics

May 05, 2011 Regional Pain Management Model Future Visioning

A discussion paper on the current state and future vision for a regional chronic pain management model.

May 05, 2011 Chronic Pain Management Assessment and Referral Model.pdf

The following paper provides information on a LHIN-wide ‘Chronic Pain Management Assessment Referral Model’
that was supported by the ESC LHIN Pain Management Task Group as being the preferred option to
begin to address priority needs (e.g. system navigation, access and triage) in this area.

Jan 28, 2011 2011 - 01 - 17 - OHA Webcast - Excellent Care for All Act

OHA Excellent Care for All Act: Quality Improvement Plans Webcast

Dec 13, 2010 2010 - 12 - 07 - Externally-Informed Annual Health Systems Trends Report 3rd Edition
An Input for Health System Strategy Development, Policy Development and Planning
Dec 07, 2010 2010 - 12 - 07 - Externally-Informed Annual Health Systems Trends Report 3rd Edition.pdf

An Input for Health System Strategy Development, Policy Development and Planning

Dec 06, 2010 2010 - 12 - 06 - Sarnia-Lambton Transportation Information.pdf

Need a Ride? - Transportation Providers for Health Services in Sarnia/Lambton

Nov 25, 2010 2010 - 11 - 25 - Dialysis Transportation Services - Fact Sheet.pdf

Seniors living in Essex County or the Municipality of Chatham-Kent who require Dialysis Treatment from Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital.

Nov 24, 2010 2010 - 11 - 24 - OHTAC Progress Report 2009 - Evidence-based Advice on Health Technology.pdf

New technologies are being introduced into health care systems at an ever increasing rate, offering potential benefits to patient health while usually increasing costs to government.

Nov 24, 2010 2010 - 11 - 24 - OHTAC Progress Report 2008 - Evidence-based Advice on Health Technology.pdf

Through a rigorous and transparent process, OHTAC has created a forum to produce recommendations to Ontario medical practitioners, the MOHLTC, and the broader health care system.

Nov 16, 2010 2010 - 10 - 01 - Community Forum Report_final _3_.pdf

The state of children and youth mental health services. This forum was held October 1, 2010 at Lambton College. Well over a hundred participants from community social service agencies, health, education, and law enforcement sectors as well as elected municipal and provincial officials attended the forum.

Oct 07, 2010 County of Lambton - Paramedic Information - Cool Aid Form.pdf

The County of Lambton's Emergency Medical Services Department introduced the Cool Aid program to Lambton County’s residents in May of 2005.  This program is designed to help patients communicate their medical conditions to paramedics in times of emergency.

Mar 22, 2010 RURAL EMERGENT HEALTH CARE: SELECTED PERSPECTIVES FOR THE ESC LHIN

This study examines selected refereed literature from around the World, as well as a series of reports about alternatives in an ever-changing primary health care (PHC) system landscape, including those associated with small and very small hospital emergency departments (EDs) in three Ontario locations served by the Erie-St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (ESC-LHIN).

Feb 25, 2010 2009 - 09 - 23 - ESC LHIN - getting doing staying BETTER brochure.pdf
Our LHIN serves the health care needs of over 650,000 residents and manages budgets totalling over $900 million. Our goal is to continually improve the health care system in order to provide the best possible care so that the region’s residents can get better, do better and stay better.
Dec 02, 2009 2009 - 11 - 25 - Ontario Standing Up To Diabetes

McGuinty Government Making Progress on Diabetes Strategy 
Ontario is taking important steps that will enable more people with diabetes to live healthy lives, while reducing the number of people who develop the disease.

Nov 30, 2009 2009 - 11 - 30 - IHSP 2 - Navigating Change in the Right Lane

 The Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is proud to announce our second Integrated Health Service Plan (IHSP).

Jun 03, 2009 2009 - 05 - 07 - Qs and As modified - legal.pdf

French Language Services Commissioner’s Special Report

Jun 03, 2009 2009 - 05 - 07 - Special Report on French Language Health Services Planning in Ontario.pdf
In this special report, the Commissioner explains the importance of integrating French services into health care planning in Ontario. Throughout this report, the Commissioner identifies the obligations and responsibilities of the key players in the health care system with respect to the delivery of French health services.
May 28, 2009 2009 - 05 - 26 - Quarterly Stocktake ESC LHIN .pdf

ER/ALC Quarterly Stocktake Report - The Quarterly Stocktake Report demonstrates Ontario’s progress towards the goals of the ER/ALC Strategy at the provincial and LHIN levels.

Apr 14, 2009 Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding between Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as represented by The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network.

Apr 08, 2009 article 2 - ems a vital link.pdf
Apr 08, 2009 article 3 - primary care.pdf
Apr 03, 2009 Education Series

The following is a series of educational articles designed to provide further insight into important topics within the Erie St. Clair LHIN.

Jan 30, 2009 Erie St. Clair LHIN ED Final Report

The purpose of the study is to review the operating context of the local small Emergency Departments so as to establish a baseline understanding that can be used by the ESC LHIN for planning emergency services on a proactive basis. In order to plan for quality, sustainable and timely services, it is essential that the ESC LHIN understand the baseline operations of the system.

Nov 18, 2008 Pathways for People with Stroke to Live Fully in the Community - Final Report - September 25, 2008

There are approximately 20,000 strokes each year in Ontario and close to 115,000 people are living with stroke. In 2005-06 the incidence of stroke in the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) region was 1,279 and the incidence of stroke in the South West LHIN was 1,565.

Nov 07, 2008 Ministry LHIN Effectiveness Review

Ministry LHIN Effectiveness Review With the establishment of Local Health Integration Networks, Ontario’s health care transformation is unique in Canada. From the beginning, it was positioned as an evolutionary process characterized by learning, adjusting and fine tuning structures and processes

Apr 01, 2006 Health Care Matters

A proposed strategy to engage our community.

Feb 07, 2005 Priorities for Health Report

A tool to guide the initial LHIN transformation process.

2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 2 Sustainability Innovation Productivity.pdf
2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 10 Infrastructure.pdf
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2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 3 Chronic Disease.pdf
Debbie Fischer ADM letter Going Forward March 3 08
2007 - 07 - 27 - Bluewater Report - LHIN Q & A

180 Riverview Road, RR # 5 Chatham, ON N7M 5Z8 Tel: 1-866-231-5446 180, trajet Riverview RR # 5 Chatham, ON N7M 5Z8 Tl: 1-866-231-5446 Questions & Answers Bluewater Health Investigation – Dr. Kevin Smith Report July 27, 2007 Why was this report written? The report was written in response to a request from the Bluewater

2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 5 Mental Health and Addictions.pdf

2013 - 06 - MH Strat Plan-Implement Multi-Year Report.pdf

2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 8 Disparities in Health.pdf

2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 7 Public and Population Health.pdf
2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 9 Consumerism.pdf
2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 4 Health Human Resources Management.pdf

2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 1 Person-Centred Care.pdf
2010 - 12 - 07 - Trend Backgrounder 6 eHealth.pdf
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2013 - 06 - MH Strat Plan-Multi-Year Implement Appendices.pdf
article 1 - health human resources
2008 - 11 - 07 - effectiveness review report

2013 - 05 - 22 - MH Strategic Plan-Implementation Multi-Year Framework Report - final .pdf


2013 - 05 - 22 - MH Strategic Plan-Multi-Year Implementation Appendices.pdf