. In Case You Missed It – “Too Many Middlemen” — Why the Home Care System in Canada Needs To Be Simplified « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Zoomer – How many co-ordinators do we need for one patient requiring half an hour of care a week? “The private companies are really interested in giving you as much care as possible, because they just send the bill back to the government,” says Dr. Samir Sinha, a leading geriatrician and director of policy research at the National Institute on Ageing. But he agrees there is a lot of bureaucracy and the partners involved don’t always share information, which is one reason the private companies need their own co-ordinators and their own assessments.

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