Quality improvements in long-term care including spreading Lean in long-term care, including Lean education, roll out of daily visual management in all facilities, monitoring of quality indicators in long-term care; and exploring the development of benchmark targets for long-term care quality indicators.
Increase number of clients with MAPLe (Method of Assigning Priority Levels) scores 4 or 5 living in the community supported by home care, and increased home care utilization.
By March 31, 2020, seniors who require community support can remain at home as long as possible, enabling them to safely progress into other care options as needs change.
By March 31, 2017, the number of clients with a Method of Assigning Priority Levels (MAPLe) score of three to five living in the community supported by home care will increase.
By March 31, 2015, increase home care utilization and clients in the three pilot RHAs by 5% (provincial target)
Benefits of this Work:
The population of seniors in Saskatchewan continues to grow. Seniors and their families have a desire to see a shift from institutional care to more community supports. With better supports in place for seniors, we expect to see improved health status and a reduced need for emergency department visits, admission to hospital, long-term care and/or personal care homes.