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Table 6 Frequency of participants who discussed weaknesses of the current healthcare services for frail seniors in Canada, by main theme (and sub-theme), and by Canadian province (AB = Alberta, BC = British Columbia = Nova Scotia, ON = Ontario, QC = Quebec)

From: Key stakeholders’ views on the quality of care and services available to frail seniors in Canada

  Overall (n = 42) Province
AB (n = 8) BC (n = 12) NS (n = 4) ON (n = 5) QC (n = 13)
Care processes
 1. Access to healthcare and services 19 3 5 3 3 5
 2. Assessment 20 7 5 2 1 5
 3. Information sharing 8 2 3 2 0 1
 4. Patient engagement in decision-making 9 2 4 0 1 2
 5. Care planning 3 1 0 1 0 1
 6. Care delivery 29 6 10 4 2 7
Social environment
 Social support 16 5 4 2 3 2
 Social isolation 8 2 2 1 2 1
 Culture 1 1 0 0 0 0
Healthcare systems
 Models of delivery of care 18 6 4 3 1 4
 Cost of care 17 4 3 2 2 6
 Continuity of care
  Relational continuity 10 0 2 0 1 7
  Informational continuity 6 1 3 0 1 1
  Management continuity 1 0 0 0 0 1
  Coordination of care 9 1 3 1 3 1
Healthcare organizations
 Healthcare staff management and professional development of HCP 19 5 7 0 3 4
 Material resources and environmental design of healthcare facilities 11 4 5 0 1 1