Survey to update data on COVID impact on capacity

A new RCA survey is gathering fresh data on the impact of the pandemic on rehab capacity in the community. The RCA first surveyed providers of publicly funded ambulatory and in-home rehabilitation in fall 2020 to gather data on rehab capacity during the first wave of the pandemic. The new, streamlined survey will capture data […]

New group to focus on improving transitions

The RCA is recruiting members for a new expert group focused on improving transitions. The initiative reflects the RCA’s work in system evaluation and its commitment to using performance data to support quality improvement initiatives. Provincial stakeholders and subject matter experts recently identified a priority area for improvement: improving transitions from inpatient hospital care to […]

RCA makes recommendations on ambulatory rehab

A new white paper from the RCA provides health system decision-makers with recommendations to support the spread of innovative and cost-effective models of ambulatory rehabilitative care. The paper is part of a four-part white paper, Community-Based Rehabilitation: Providing High-Value Rehabilitative Care in the Community, that explores the critical role that community-based rehabilitation plays in the […]

COVID-19 data analysis to inform planning

The RCA is working with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) to assess the impact of COVID-19 on demand for rehabilitative services and anticipate future demand. At the request of the RCA, ICES is analyzing data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and other sources to get a more thorough understanding of […]

RCA seeking patients/caregivers for advisory group

The RCA is seeking interested patients, caregivers and members of existing patient advisory groups from across the province to participate in the RCA Patient/Caregiver Advisory Group. Individuals who are receiving or have received rehabilitative services and their caregivers have a unique perspective on the health system, and the RCA values their insights on how to […]

Thank you and goodbye

The RCA is saying goodbye to Project Manager Rebecca Ho. Rebecca has been with the RCA for five years and provided key support to a number of our initiatives, including our annual rehabilitative care system performance reports, our provincial proof of concept of a data reporting system for outpatient/ambulatory rehab and our capacity planning work. […]

Join the Rehabilitative Care Alliance Team!

The RCA is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join the RCA’s secretariat team on a full-time contract basis or secondment. The successful candidate may be located anywhere in the province. Position details can be found in the job description. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. The RCA […]

Paper makes recommendations on ambulatory rehab

A new white paper from the RCA provides health system decision-makers with recommendations to support the spread of innovative and cost-effective models of ambulatory rehabilitative care. The paper is part of a four-part white paper, Community-Based Rehabilitation: Providing High-Value Rehabilitative Care in the Community, that explores the critical role that community-based rehabilitation plays in the […]