Supporting Cultural Diversity

As our population ages, long-term care homes must meet the growing needs of a culturally-diverse population. This report summarizes the findings from a needs assessment to explore strategies to better support cultural diversity in long-term care homes.

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As providers of person-centred care, long-term care homes must recognize and support the culture of their residents. To help the sector learn about the approaches other homes have used, and to understand the types of challenges homes have faced, the Ontario CLRI spent several months gathering evidence and experiences from around the province.

The project team worked closely with multiple stakeholders and advisory groups, and conducted a literature review. Learnings will help guide future work including the development of tools and resources to support Indigenous culture in long-term care, and to scale-up existing, successful practices.  The report summarize the findings of this work.

To download a PDF of the report, click on the file link below in ‘More Information’.

Date created: 2017

Authorship

Sue Cragg Consulting and the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

Funding Acknowledgement

Funded by the Government of Ontario through the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care. Opinions expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Ontario.

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