Final report, new mandate and 2022/23 initiatives

The Rehabilitative Care Alliance’s mandate has been renewed by Ontario Health and the RCA is moving forward on new initiatives for 2022/23. The renewal follows the success of the RCA’s 2019-2022 mandate, highlighted in a newly released summary report, Strengthening rehabilitative care: Supporting post-pandemic renewal. The 2022/23 initiatives will build on previous work, while responding […]

RCA makes recommendations on rehab in primary care

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 rehabilitative care in primary care.  The paper is the final 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 […]

Referral resources for post COVID-19 condition

Providers continue to experience the demand for rehabilitation services for people with persistent symptoms following COVID-19. The RCA has developed the following resources to facilitate referrals to COVID-specific outpatient rehab programs: Standardized intake and communication pathway for COVID-19 outpatient rehab programs  – Pathway for referrals and communication with primary care, including a letter template for […]

WEBINAR Mar 10 Evaluating virtual rehab

The Rehabilitative Care Alliance (RCA) has developed guidance on how to evaluate virtual rehab programs at the implementation, service and patient/caregiver levels.  An informational webinar held on March 10th provided an overview of the RCA Considerations for the Evaluation of Virtual Rehabilitation and an illustration of using the RCA virtual rehab guidance framework to evaluate […]

WEBINAR Feb 23 Introducing older adults framework

The Rehabilitative Care Alliance (RCA) and Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario (PGLO) hosted a webinar on February 23rd, on their recently released best practice framework, Rehabilitative Care for Older Adults Living With/At Risk of Frailty: From Frailty to Resilience. This one-hour webinar provided participants with: An understanding of why the framework is important now to older […]

RCA launches new system performance dashboard

The RCA has partnered with the Ontario Hospital Association to launch a new system performance dashboard in conjunction with the release of the RCA’s 2020/21 Rehabilitative Care System Performance Report. The new dashboard uses the Tableau platform to provide stakeholders with easy access to the reported data and the ability to customize how it is […]