HHHS - Asking Questions to improve our community health

Title

HHHS - Asking Questions to improve our community health

Author

Byington, Emily; Leavens, Ann; Lentini, Melissa; Williams,Rebecca; Connelly, Corlin; Souch, Justin;  Brunton, Sandra; Davis, Ben; McClement, Joey;  Walker, Kyomi; Hughes, Geoffrey; Lebel, Katie 

Host Organization

Haliburton Highlands Health Services 
Host contact: Rosebush, Paul

Supervising Faculty

Skinner, Mark
Department: Geography

Reference Number

TP-635

Date

2011

Location of Document

U-Links Office and online

Area

Haliburton County

Subject

Improving community health

Description

The topics the students chose to cover were:

1. How does living in Haliburton County influence your likelihood to suffer from a chronic health disease or condition?

2. How does the rural and remote context influence accessibility and utilization of health care services in Haliburton County?

3. How important is the development and implementation of health care technology to rural communities in Haliburton County?

4. What are the implications of the aging population on rural and remote health care resource sin Haliburton County?

5. How can supportive housing programs play a better role in supporting rural seniors' desire for 'aging at home' in Haliburton County?

6. What are the major policy issues relating to rural health in Haliburton and what are the implications of Ontario's new rural and northern health care panel?

7. What is the case 'for' or 'against' closing Emergency Rooms in rural communities and replacing them with Urgent Care Centres? The recommendations from each report are included in the following summary of recommendations. The summary is followed by each report as they were submitted by the students.

Publisher

Trent University

Files

Reference

Byington, Emily; Leavens, Ann; Lentini, Melissa; Williams,Rebecca; Connelly, Corlin; Souch, Justin;  Brunton, Sandra; Davis, Ben; McClement, Joey;  Walker, Kyomi; Hughes, Geoffrey; Lebel, Katie , HHHS - Asking Questions to improve our community health, Trent University, 2011