Archive | May, 2016
Police

PACT program providing faster, more appropriate support to at-risk individuals in Saskatoon

Many calls that come to police do not involve a crime; in a lot of cases, calls are about at-risk individuals with mental health or addiction problems who need immediate support. A different approach launched in Saskatoon in 2014 has changed the way the province’s largest city is meeting the needs of this vulnerable population. […]
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Saskatoon’s Journey Home program improving lives, reducing use of emergency services

Health regions are exploring new ways to deliver services that better meet the needs of patients and clients. Several of these innovative practices were highlighted at the April 21 meeting of the Provincial Stakeholder Advisory Group, which helps steer the ED Waits and Patient Flow Initiative. While three of the four new programs are community […]
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COPD clients in Prince Albert Parkland receiving support at home, avoiding ED visits thanks to innovative new program

Health regions are exploring new ways to deliver services that better meet the needs of patients and clients. Several of these innovative practices were highlighted at the April 21 meeting of the Provincial Stakeholder Advisory Group, which helps steer the ED Waits and Patient Flow Initiative. While three of the four new programs are community […]