Call for Proposals - Lead Agency - Specialized Geriatric Services

June 30, 2015 - August 6, 2015

The North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (NSM LHIN) is requesting proposals from LHIN-funded health service providers interested in being the Lead Agency for the planning and implementation of the new integrated regional Specialized Geriatric Services Program in NSM, the first building block of a broader integrated regional seniors health program. 

To be eligible, it is mandatory that organizations be LHIN designated and funded health service providers.  The organizations must also hold a current Service Accountability Agreement (SAA) with a LHIN.  These two requirements must be met for inclusion in the evaluation process.

In addition to the mandatory eligibility criteria listed above, organizations must have proven success in planning and implementing regional programs.  The organization must be able to demonstrate leadership and commitment to the care of frail seniors and their caregivers.

Information Session - July 9, 2015

Documents

  1. Call for Proposal Information Package
  2. Submission Form - Part I
  3. Submission Form - Part II - Revised July 20, 2015
  4. Evaluation Criteria

Additional Documentation

Senior woman and caregiver going down stairs

Did You Know?

- Falls are one of the leading causes of preventable injury in Ontario among seniors and often lead to avoidable ED visits, hospitalizations, and admissions to long-term care homes.

- In 2012 NSM was home to 7,570 individuals with dementia.  By 2020 this number is expected to grow to 10,340 - a 37% increase