Established in 1990, the Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) is a national non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing excellence in home and community care.
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The CHCA’s strategic direction reflects the priorities of our members and creates a roadmap to address the current and future challenges facing home care across the country. Guided by our principles for home care, our goal is to create the necessary conditions for an integrated home and community-care system that provides seamless patient- and family-centred care that is accessible, accountable, evidence-informed, integrated and sustainable.
Championing federal priorities and actions to make home care better.
Championed accountability for the
in home and community care
Member of the national advisory group for a
7-year NRC challenge project
on technology and aging in place
and 6 federal leaders in recognizing
4 concrete actions
long-term care at home
Leading a national awareness campaign to help employers create caregiver- friendly workplaces.
18 research blogs, 30 profiles
of working caregivers and employer champions
74 social media posts
shared with 470,305 internet users
joined our Catalyst Conversations to shape future workplaces
4 pillars and vision statements
to accelerate the creation of caregiver friendly workplaces across Canada
Sharing best practices and creating collaborative networks across the country.
100 ways to improve
home-based palliative care, lessons learned from COVID-19
78 evidence-informed tools
for Advance Care Planning in the home and community
767 health care practitioners
in our ECHO Hub
in the online ECHO Community HUB including 2 online microlearning modules
Designing an innovative, capacity-building project use emotional intelligence skills in patient-and family-centred care.
24 family caregivers
and 83 health care providers to understand their experiences
8 online self-directed
EI learning modules
with content, case studies and practical tools on emotional intelligence
32 systematic reviews,
15 primary studies and 5 key informant interviews in the education program framework
5 home care organizations
as champions in the co-design and testing of the EI education program
* Due to the Challenge of COVID-19, the CHCA did not create 2019, 2020 Progress Reports. The association focused on providing information and guidance to our members during this unprecedented time. For more information on COVID-19 resources for home and community care.