Interest in the PHC IGSI initiative has increased. Learnings from the pilot phase informed a successful proposal to Health Canada’s Health Care Policy Contribution Program (HCPCP) to further study and implement this community-based approach. The $1.4 million grant will support the continuation of this work in five rural communities over the course of 26-months (January 2020 through March 2022). Two main deliverables of this grant are:
The participating communities have developed innovative approaches and supports that reflect each of their local contexts. These stories provide a description of their impact on the lives of older Albertans.