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23/11/2019
Volunteers of Stratford General Hospital Holiday Sip & Shop
Stratford General Hospital - Main Lobby / 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. / A variety of merchandise from the Gift Shop, Thirty-One Bags and Totes, Tupperware and Sunset Gourmet will be available for sale / Holiday beverages and treats will be served / Free Parking
26/11/2019
Blood Donor Clinic - Stratford
1 p.m. to 7 p.m. / Rotary Complex
Approximately every minute of every day, someone in Canada needs blood. In fact, according to a recent poll, 52 per cent of Canadians say they, or a family member, have needed blood or blood products for surgery or for medical treatment. Source -Canadian Blood Services
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The Change Foundation

The Change Foundation is Ontario's independent health policy think tank, committed to changing the debate, practice and experience in health care, with the intent of prompting system wide improvements for patients and caregivers.

They influence the system through research, policy analysis, care delivery, re-design and public engagement.

The Change Foundation's aim is to:
  • Make patients, family caregivers, and health providers equal partners to improve care and experience in Ontario's health care system.
  • Conduct robust and independent research and policy analysis of health issues related to improving care/experience of patients and caregivers.
  • Lead informed discussion and strategic engagement with the stewards, stakeholders and users of the health care system.


The Changing Care Initiative is designed to improve the experience of family caregivers across Ontario through developing local supports, programs and resources that address four thematic needs identified by caregivers and health providers:




  • Under the initiative, four health care partnerships are being supported in London, Huron-Perth, Cornwall and Toronto.
  • These partnerships have been developed with caregivers in key decision-making and design roles.
  • New supports, programs or resources emerging from each Changing CARE partnership will be designed with the intent of scaling provincially.