Circle of Care 2013/14 Report to the Community

September 30, 2014  |  By  | 


ii CIRCLE OF CARE REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY 2013/14 iii Circle of Care has been serving the Greater Toronto Area for 40 years. The city, which grew rom 2.8 million people in 1976 to 5.9 million in 2013, has become increasingly diverse — 49.1% o Torontonians are visible minorities. 1 These demographic changes have occurred in conjunction with a rapidly increasing senior’s population. The number o Ontarians 65 and older is expected to more than double between 2010 and 2036, rom 1.8 to 4.1 million people. 2 Circle o Care’s largest service area, North York, has one o the highest concentrations o seniors in the province. Circle o Care continues to meet community and home care needs by demonstrating leadership and striving to be ahead o the curve at every bend in the road. As Ontario’s fscal constraints mount, innovation and change are a must. Circle o Care plans to lead the way. The 2013/14 Annual Report to the Community will demonstrate how Circle o Care is poised and ready to cross new rontiers in home and community care which will transorm the client/patient experience in Ontario. 1 Statistics Canada Web Page 2 Central LHIN Integrated Health Service Plan 2013-14

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