LTC Quality Improvement supported a community of 286 long-term care homes across Canada to implement quality improvement projects to support these objectives. This program ran from April to October 2022 and was led by Healthcare Excellence Canada, with support from Health Quality BC (formerly the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council).
While the projects varied depending on the unique needs of each long-term care home, example projects included:
To learn more about some of the projects, read the LTC Quality Improvement Showcase Poster Presentations.
LTC Quality Improvement supported long-term care homes to strengthen their capacity to conduct quality improvement. Participating teams reported that they:
Teams implementing quality improvement projects focusing on person-centred care reported:
Teams implementing quality improvement projects focused specifically on staff well-being reported:
Participating long-term care homes received a range of supports through this program, including:
HEC continues to support long-term care homes across Canada. Learn more about Reimagining LTC, our current programming to enable a healthy workforce to provide person-centred care.