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Long-Term Care Home Performance in Ontario

These indicators provide data on wait times for admission to long-term care homes, the quality of resident care, and other measures of long-term care home performance in Ontario.


Wait Times for Long-Term Care Homes
Wait Times for Long-Term Care Homes
The median number of days people waited for admission into a long-term care home. A lower number is better. Median is the midpoint of days waited: Some people waited longer; some people waited shorter times

Long-Term Care Home Resident Care
Residents Not Living with Psychosis Who were Given Antipsychotic Medication
Percentage of long-term care home residents not living with psychosis who were given antipsychotic medication in the seven days before being assessed by a health care professional. A lower percentage is better. The provincial benchmark is 19%.
Long-Term Care Home Residents Who Fell
Percentage of long-term care home residents who fell in the 30 days before being assessed by a health care professional. A lower percentage is better. The provincial benchmark is 9%.
Long-Term Care Home Residents Who Were Physically Restrained
Percentage of long-term care home residents who were physically restrained every day in the seven days before being assessed by a health care professional. A lower percentage is better. The provincial benchmark is 3%.
Long-Term Care Home Residents with Pressure Ulcers
Percentage of long-term care home residents who had a new, or worsened, pressure ulcer (bed sore) since being assessed by a health care professional. A lower percentage is better. The provincial benchmark is 1%.
Long-Term Care Home Residents Experiencing Pain
Percentage of long-term care home residents who experienced moderate pain daily, or any severe pain, during the seven days before being assessed by a health care professional. A lower percentage is better.
Long-Term Care Home Residents with Worsened Symptoms of Depression
Percentage of long-term care home residents who experienced growing sadness, anger, anxiety or tearfulness since being assessed by a health care professional. A lower percentage is better.

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