LTC-ED Outreach

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Nurse Led Outreach Teams provide Emergency Mobile Nursing Services to Long-Term Care Homes and are engaged by LTCH staff to prevent avoidable resident ambulance transfers to an emergency department (ED).  The teams of specialized nurses also provide training, coaching and mentoring to build the capacity of LTCH staff and work with local hospitals to facilitate direct access to ambulatory services.

The ability to care for residents in their home effectively prevents risks associated with an ED admission and supports provincial ED wait times and Alternate Level of Care Initiatives.

See the materials below for more information on this innovative service.