There are two different types of publicly funded home care services in New Brunswick: the Extra-Mural Program and home support services. The Extra-Mural Program provides home health services under acute, palliative, chronic, rehabilitative and
What are ALC patients? Every day in New Brunswick, people who need hospital (acute) care are admitted to hospital beds. Some admissions are planned , such as scheduled surgeries, while others, such as emergencies, are unplanned . Most patients,
What are primary health services? Primary health services are broadly defined as the services provided at the first point of contact with the health system. Within a given year, over 90% of citizens receive some form of primary health service.
Public Health was the first non-military government health service in New Brunswick, with the first Public Health Act being passed in 1796, even before the creation of a Department of Health. Initial efforts were focused on controlling travel and
Using results based on the responses of more than 6,900 New Brunswickers who participated in the 2018 edition of the NBHC’s Home Care Survey, this document looks at their health service experiences for the Extra-Mural Program, the Long Term Care
Using results from the 2017 edition of the Primary Health Survey, this document discusses a new measure of unmet home care need among the general population of New Brunswick and the implications of New Brunswickers being able to stay in their homes.