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Palliative Care Working Group achievements in 2023

Palliative Care Working Group achievements in 2023

Palliative Care Working Group is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals facing serious illnesses and their families. Over the past year, the group has achieved notable success in three key projects, which will continue in 2024.

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Integrated Mental Health & Addictions achievements in 2023

Integrated Mental Health & Addictions achievements in 2023

Accessing support for mental health and addictions (MHA) can be overwhelming for individuals and their families as well as providers. The Integrated Mental Health & Addictions Working Group is a collaboration with the goal of reducing silos and providing more integrated and efficient pathways to care.

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Digital Support Structure achievements in 2023

Digital Support Structure achievements in 2023

The Digital Support Structure is a group working to increase the use of digital tools in the Frontenac, Lennox and Addington region’s health-care sector, with a goal to simplify systems and processes for both providers and people, and to improve quality of care.

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Aging Well at Home Working Group achievements in 2023

Aging Well at Home Working Group achievements in 2023

The Aging Well at Home working group was created to encourage new ways of thinking about supporting older adults in the community to live longer in their homes with the right resources.

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Access to Primary Care Working Group achievements in 2023

Access to Primary Care Working Group achievements in 2023

The Access to Primary Care Working Group is dedicated to increasing access to team-based care and breaking down barriers to timely, equitable care for everyone in Frontenac, Lennox and Addington counties.

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Spotlight on the FLA OHT integrated care initiatives

Spotlight on the FLA OHT integrated care initiatives

As we look ahead to 2024, the FLA OHT will work on three key integrated care initiatives: maternal and child health care, integrated care pathways for chronic disease and preventative care and disease screening.

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Increasing access to team-based primary care

Increasing access to team-based primary care

The Ontario government is investing $4 million to help connect people in Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (FLA) counties to a primary care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner). This investment will help thousands of people without a primary care provider in our communities, to access team-based care, improving their health and wellbeing. 
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Message from Executive Lead, Dr. Kim Morrison

As we approach the holiday season, I find myself reflecting on the incredible journey we've undertaken together throughout 2023. It has been a year marked by collaboration, dedication, commitment, and perseverance, and I am immensely grateful for the collective efforts that have brought us to this point.

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Patient and family advisors shape cancer care in South East Ontario

Patient and family advisors shape cancer care in South East Ontario

The FLA OHT is founded on the principle of co-design. As we build a culture that supports and values people, family and care partners in our work, it is essential we are guided by the voices of the patients, community members, families, and care partners in developing and designing cancer programs.

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Simple, routine cervical cancer tests can save Lives

Simple, routine cervical cancer tests can save Lives

In 2022, over 500 people were diagnosed with Cervical Cancer in Ontario. It is primarily caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) virus, which can cause abnormal cell changes that could eventually progress to cancer; however, it is highly preventable and treatable, when detected early.

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Frontenac resident Jim Lovatt volunteers his time and vehicle to make sure neighbours who live in rural areas without easy access to transportation get to much-needed medical appointments in the city.

Helping rural neighbours access cancer care services

Three FLA OHT partners each coordinate separate but complementary volunteer driver services specifically to help connect drivers with those in rural areas who need transportation. Jim Lovatt tells his story.

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Finding hope through the ‘Inner Lives’ photography project

Finding hope through the ‘Inner Lives’ photography project

Ryan Fitzgibbon was told his life may look different post-cancer. But Ryan didn’t let that affect his love and passion for photography. Through a coordinated care approach, Ryan was able to rebuild his strength and confidence and pick up a camera again.

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