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System Performance

Home Care Patients' Decreased Ability To Perform Daily Activities

This is the percentage of patients, of all ages, receiving publicly funded home care services for at least 60 days, whose ability to perform daily activities (such as eating and bathing) decreased over the last six months. A lower percentage of patients is better.

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 Apr-Sept 2017/18



of patients had decreased ability to perform daily activities such as eating and bathing


Learn why some data is not available.


Compare results across regions:

Region Percent
Ontario 33.5
South West 27.6
Toronto Central 29.3
North West 29.7
Erie St Clair 30.1
Central 30.3
North East 30.7
Champlain 30.9
Central East 33.6
Waterloo Wellington 33.8
South East 37.3
North Simcoe Muskoka 39.4
Mississauga Halton 41.7
Central West 43.0
Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant 48.1

Percentage of patients whose ability to perform daily activities decreased over the last six months, in Ontario, Apr-Sept 2012/13 to Apr-Sept 2017/18
Apr-Sept 2012/13 33.39
Oct-Mar 2012/13 37.14
Apr-Sept 2013/14 36.14
Oct-Mar 2013/14 35.64
Apr-Sept 2014/15 36.6
Oct-Mar 2014/15 39.11
Apr-Sept 2015/16 36.16
Oct-Mar 2015/16 36.8
Apr-Sept 2016/17 35.83
Oct-Mar 2016/17 34.91
Apr-Sept 2017/18 33.47



The results shown are risk-adjusted. Data source: Home Care Reporting System (HCRS), provided by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). For more information on the technical description, please visit the Indicator Library.

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