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System Performance

Interpretation Note

Results for the 2020/21 and 2021/22 fiscal years should be interpreted with caution as the COVID-19 pandemic may have affected hospital admissions and readmissions.

Readmissions For Home Care Patients In 30 Days After Leaving Hospital

This is the percentage of new publicly funded home care patients, of all ages, who had an unplanned readmission in 30 days after leaving hospital. A lower percentage of patients is better. Timely follow-up after hospital discharge can help prevent readmissions and improve patient outcomes.

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of patients were readmitted in 30 days after leaving hospital

Learn why some data is not available.

Compare results across regions:

Region Percent
Ontario 14.0
Central 14.8
South East 12.8
Mississauga Halton 12.9
Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant 13.2
Central West 13.5
Waterloo Wellington 13.8
Erie St Clair 13.9
North Simcoe Muskoka 13.9
South West 14.2
Central East 14.3
Champlain 14.4
Toronto Central 14.4
North East 14.5
North West 15.4


Data source: Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS), Registered Persons Database (RPDB), Home Care Database (HCD), provided by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). For more information on the technical description, please visit the Indicator Library.

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