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Table 7 Frequency of participants who discussed strengths 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 3 0 2 0 0 1
 2. Assessment 3 0 0 0 1 2
 3. Information sharing 0 0 0 0 0 0
 4. Patient engagement in decision-making 4 0 2 0 1 1
 5.Care planning 1 0 0 0 0 1
 6. Care delivery 8 1 2 0 1 4
Social environment
 Social support 9 1 3 1 1 3
 Social isolation 4 2 1 0 0 1
Healthcare systems
 Models of delivery of care 4 2 1 0 1 0
 Cost of Care 1 1 0 0 0 0
 Continuity of care
  Relational continuity 2 0 1 0 0 1
  Management continuity 2 1 0 0 0 1
Healthcare organizations
 Healthcare staff management and professional development of HCP 6 2 0 1 2 1
 Material resources and environmental design of healthcare facilities 2 1 1 0 0 0