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  • Stats in brief: 89-20-00042018001
    Description:

    This video describes home care services in Canada, and discusses who is using them, how they are paid for and whether needs are being met.

    Release date: 2018-12-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201801100002
    Description:

    Using data from the 2015/2016 Canadian Community Health Survey, this article examines the prevalence of home care use and unmet home care needs among individuals aged 18 or older living in the community. Unmet needs were examined by type (i.e., home health care and support). For those with home care needs, the degree to which needs were met, partially met or unmet is presented, in addition to information about the barriers to obtaining home care services and the places services were sought.

    Release date: 2018-11-21

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2018031
    Description:

    Using data from the 2015/2016 Canadian Community Health Survey this infographic provides information on home care use in Canada, including socioeconomic characteristics of households receiving care, unmet needs, as well as information about the payment for and barriers to obtaining home care services.

    Release date: 2018-11-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201800900001
    Description:

    Data from the annual Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) 2015/2016 are used to estimate the number and percentage of households in which at least one person of any age received formal home care services in Canada during the previous year. A descriptive analysis of socioeconomic characteristics of households receiving formal home care is presented.

    Release date: 2018-09-19

  • Table: 44-10-0003-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 114-0003)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Population aged 15 years and older providing care to a family member or friend with a long-term illness, disability or aging needs, by sex and main activity of respondent, 2012.
    Release date: 2016-04-06

  • Table: 44-10-0004-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 114-0004)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Population aged 15 years and older providing care to a family member or friend with a long-term illness, disability or aging needs, by sex and household income of respondent, 2012.
    Release date: 2016-04-06

  • Table: 44-10-0005-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 114-0005)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Population aged 15 years and older providing care to a family member or friend with a long-term illness, disability or aging needs, by sex and relationship between respondent and primary care receiver, 2012.
    Release date: 2016-04-06

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201500114214
    Description:

    This article, highlights the impact of mental health problems on family members and caregiver using data from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey – Mental Health (CCHS – MH). The analysis will highlight the general and mental health, as well as the caregiving roles of Canadians who reported having a family member who had problems with their mental health.

    Release date: 2015-10-07

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114142
    Description:

    This article provides information on the care provided by caregivers to seniors with a long-term health condition, a disability or problems related to aging. It focuses on how the intensity and nature of the care vary depending on seniors’ type of housing. Four types of housing are examined: care facilities, supportive housing, private households separate from the caregiver, and private households shared with the caregiver.

    Release date: 2015-02-25

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014003
    Description:

    Using data from the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) on Caregiving and Care Receiving, this report presents the number of young caregivers in Canada, the relationship of the caregiver to care recipient, the intensity of caregiving, and the types of care provided. The report also highlights the impact of caregiving duties on young caregivers, examining the possible consequences on education, paid work and mental and physical health.

    Release date: 2014-09-24
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  • Stats in brief: 89-20-00042018001
    Description:

    This video describes home care services in Canada, and discusses who is using them, how they are paid for and whether needs are being met.

    Release date: 2018-12-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201801100002
    Description:

    Using data from the 2015/2016 Canadian Community Health Survey, this article examines the prevalence of home care use and unmet home care needs among individuals aged 18 or older living in the community. Unmet needs were examined by type (i.e., home health care and support). For those with home care needs, the degree to which needs were met, partially met or unmet is presented, in addition to information about the barriers to obtaining home care services and the places services were sought.

    Release date: 2018-11-21

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2018031
    Description:

    Using data from the 2015/2016 Canadian Community Health Survey this infographic provides information on home care use in Canada, including socioeconomic characteristics of households receiving care, unmet needs, as well as information about the payment for and barriers to obtaining home care services.

    Release date: 2018-11-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201800900001
    Description:

    Data from the annual Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) 2015/2016 are used to estimate the number and percentage of households in which at least one person of any age received formal home care services in Canada during the previous year. A descriptive analysis of socioeconomic characteristics of households receiving formal home care is presented.

    Release date: 2018-09-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201500114214
    Description:

    This article, highlights the impact of mental health problems on family members and caregiver using data from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey – Mental Health (CCHS – MH). The analysis will highlight the general and mental health, as well as the caregiving roles of Canadians who reported having a family member who had problems with their mental health.

    Release date: 2015-10-07

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114142
    Description:

    This article provides information on the care provided by caregivers to seniors with a long-term health condition, a disability or problems related to aging. It focuses on how the intensity and nature of the care vary depending on seniors’ type of housing. Four types of housing are examined: care facilities, supportive housing, private households separate from the caregiver, and private households shared with the caregiver.

    Release date: 2015-02-25

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014003
    Description:

    Using data from the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) on Caregiving and Care Receiving, this report presents the number of young caregivers in Canada, the relationship of the caregiver to care recipient, the intensity of caregiving, and the types of care provided. The report also highlights the impact of caregiving duties on young caregivers, examining the possible consequences on education, paid work and mental and physical health.

    Release date: 2014-09-24

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201400114042
    Description:

    This article provides information about Canadians who need assistance at home or home-care services, but who do not receive any (unmet needs) and about those who already receive assistance or home-care services, but could use more services (partly met needs). The article also examines the possible consequences of the lack of assistance or of home care on the well-being and mental health of Canadians.

    Release date: 2014-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014002
    Description:

    Using the 2012 General Social Survey, the report profiles care receiving in Canada, providing an understanding of Canadians who rely on care in the home. Included in this discussion is an examination of the reasons for care, the types of people providing help, and the nature and intensity of care.

    Release date: 2014-06-13

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201200411760
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey-Healthy Aging to provide a profile of community-dwelling seniors receiving home care and describe the types of care they receive from formal and informal sources. Seniors' unmet needs for professional home care are also examined.

    Release date: 2012-12-19
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X19990015676
    Description:

    As the population ages, a greater demand for long-term care services and, in particular, nursing homes is expected. Policy analysts continue to search for alternative, less costly forms of care for the elderly and have attempted to develop programs to delay or prevent nursing-home entry. Health care administrators required information for planning the future demand for nursing-home services. This study assesses the relative importance of predisposing, enabling, and need characteristics in predicting and understanding nursing-home entry.

    Release date: 2000-03-02

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4502
    Description: The two primary objectives of the General Social Survey (GSS) are: to gather data on social trends in order to monitor changes in the living conditions and well being of Canadians over time; and to provide information on specific social policy issues of current or emerging interest. The purpose of this survey is to provide a snapshot of the lives of caregivers and care receivers in today's Canada.
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