As part of Ontario’s Accessibility Action Plan, the Government of Ontario has committed to identifying and addressing accessibility barriers in the health care sector through the creation of a potential new accessibility standard for health care under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).
The Racialized Populations and Mental Health and Addictions Community of Interest’s July 26 webinar, Exploring OCAN’s Potential for Health Equity, is now available for viewing or reviewing the presentation slides.
The second Excellence Through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) webinar provided information on the outcomes of the seven Regional Consultations, which have been a key component since the program’s launch in March.
The Housing, Health and Justice Community of Interest (COI) is conducting a scan of housing programs across Ontario and is asking for feedback.
On July 7, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) launched its new mental health training for about 25 selected representatives from across the province who will act as regional mental health leads in their respective criminal courts.
CMHA Ontario will be presenting a workshop about a unique police-hospital transition partnership project at one of North America’s largest health care events this coming November. The workshop session at HealthAchieve 2016, Improving Police-Hospital Transitions: A Framework for Ontario, will be presented on Monday, Nov., 7 2016 beginning at 8:15 a.m.
Registration is now open for a free webinar about the potential of the Ontario Common Assessment of Need (OCAN) to advance health equity.
In case of a potential postal disruption at Canada Post, the Ministry of Community and Social Services has advised recipients of Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD), that there are contingency plans in place to minimize any disruption in receiving payments and benefits by mail.
It’s been 64 years since the Ontario Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association received its provincial charter. Since then, CMHA Ontario has worked tirelessly to bring attention to community mental health concerns across the province.
CMHA Ontario is pleased with the 22 recommendations released by provincial Ombudsman about the importance of police using de-escalation techniques in conflict situations.