Welcome to client and family resourcesHere you will find helpful information, including preparing for your visit, financial assistance, respite services, recreation programs, parenting tips, workshops and events and how to get involved in hospital decision making.
When you visit the hospital, be sure to drop by the Grocery Foundation Resource Centre on the first floor to pick up information, take a break or talk to someone who can help.
The Change Foundation’s “Achieving True Partnership: Three case studies of patient and family-centred pediatric care in Ontario” explores how three hospitals worked to increase the role of patients and families in shaping care, values and operations. Read about the co-creation, successes, challenges and lessons learned in the development of Holland Bloorview’s system-leading client and family centred care and engagement.
About the Change Foundation
The Change Foundation is an independent health policy think-tank that works to inform positive change in Ontario’s health care system. With a firm commitment to engaging the voices of patients, family caregivers and health and community care providers, the Foundation explores contemporary health care issues through different projects and partnerships to evolve our health care system in Ontario and beyond. The Change Foundation was created in 1995 through an endowment from the Ontario Hospital Association and is dedicated to enhancing patient and caregiver experiences and Ontario’s quality of health care.
About Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in two successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada. Holland Bloorview is a founding member of Kids Health Alliance, a network of partners working to create a high quality, consistent and coordinated approach to pediatric health care that is centred around children, youth and their families. For more information or to donate, please visit hollandbloorview.ca or connect on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and parent-blog BLOOM.