Brant Sub-Region

Highlights

Compared to other HNHB LHIN sub-regions, the Brant sub-region has the:

  • Highest percentage of people who identify as Indigenous (4.0%)
  • Lowest percentage of people age 65+ (15.9%)
  • Highest rate of hospitalizations for conditions that could be treated in an ambulatory setting per 1,000 people (5)

Population: 143,909

  • 1.3% Report French as mother tongue
  • 4.0% Identify as Indigenous
  • 15.9% Age 65+
  • 19.0% Rural population

Health Services

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5.2 Primary care physicians per 10,000 people

  • 74 Primary care physicians
  • 1 Family Health Team
  • 1 Family Health Group
  • 6 Family Health Organizations/Networks
  • 1 Community Health Centre
  • 1 Aboriginal Health Access Centre

20 Home and Community Care Service Providers*

  • 12 Community Support
  • 2 Supportive Housing
  • 7 Mental Health
  • 2 Substance Abuse/Problem Gambling
  • 2 Acquired Brain Injury
  • 1 Community Care Access Centre

1 Hospital

  • 2 Sites

8 Long-Term Care Homes

  • 890 Beds
  • 88 Beds per 1,000 people age 75+

1 Hospice

1 Public Health Unit

Health System Performance

13.0%
Alternate level of care (ALC) days
10,850 days 
4,884
Emergency department (ED) visits for conditions best managed elsewhere
37 per 1,000 people
697
Hospitalizations for conditions that could be treated in ambulatory setting
per 1,000 people 
160
Average monthly number of patients waiting for long-term care 
18.9%
Repeat unscheduled ED visits within 30 days for mental health conditions
364 ED visits; 163 people
16.8%
Repeat unscheduled ED visits within 30 days for substance abuse conditions
93 ED visits; 60 people

Sources and Definitions

For details, including sources and definitions, please refer to the Glossary.

*This information reflects only HNHB LHIN-funded service providers therefore additional services and providers may exist within the sub-region.