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[Resource] Developing Your First Accessibility Plan

BC Accessibility Hub

Click HERE to read the guideWho is this guide for? Developing Your First Accessibility Plan: A Guide for BC Prescribed Organizations will help staff who have been assigned the task of coordinating or acting as project manager to prepare the organization’s first accessibility plan. This guide focus

[Ontario Grant] Assistive Devices Program

Government of Ontario

The Assistive Devices Program (ADP) for Ontario residents helps cover the costs of assistive devices for people with long-term physical disabilities. It pays for customized equipment, such as wheelchairs and hearing aids. The ADP also helps cover the cost of specialized supplies, such as those used

[Resource] Accessibility and Disability Inclusion Education

Rick Hansen Foundation

1 in 4 Canadians have a disability, and creating physically accessible spaces where we live, learn, work and play is a critical component for disability inclusion. Many different industries have a role to play, from architects in the design phase to municipalities in policymaking and community build

[Project Summary] Accessibility in the Canadian Shelter System

Employment and Social Development Canada

Canadian shelters were engaged to assess barriers in built environment, information and communication technology, and mental health. Findings were shared with Employment and Social Development Canada's Enabling Accessibility Fund to help inform future funding.

[Report] Long-term care for older people: package for universal health coverage

World Health Organization

The growing prevalence of morbidity and functional decline associated with global population ageing and gains in life expectancy have increased the demand for care and access to long-term care (LTC) to address the complex care needs of older people. This publication includes a list of LTC interventi

[Tool] Guide Your Collaboration by Building an Accountability Matrix

Tamarack Institute

Collaborations often benefit from a more defined approach to their governance and leadership processes and an accountability matrix can help guide this work.

[Podcast] Responsible Disruption Podcast

Social Impact Lab

Responsible Disruption is a podcast that explores the intersection of social innovation and design.

[Podcast] Supporting Family Caregivers in Healthcare Through Research, Education and in Practice with Dr. Jasneet Parmar (Episode 94)

Caregiver's Compass

Caregivers are aware there are significant gaps in our healthcare system, yet some of the answers to these gaps are found in supporting and providing education to the healthcare workers on the front lines

[Report] The role of faith-based organisations in developing age-friendly communities

Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group (MUARG)

Faith-based spaces are important community assets. They are a critical form of social infrastructure and often already provide important services to older people.


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