Burlington Sub-Region

Highlights

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

  • Highest number of primary care physicians per 10,000 people (6.8)
  • Lowest rate of emergency department visits best managed elsewhere per 1,000 people (4)
  • Lowest rate of hospitalizations for conditions that could be treated in an ambulatory setting per 1,000 people (2)

Population: 193,871

  • 2.1% Report French as mother tongue
  • 0.9% Identify as Indigenous
  • 17.7% Age 65+
  • 2.1% Rural population

Health Services

6.8 Primary care physicians per 10,000 people

  • 129 Primary care physicians
  • 2 Family Health Teams
  • 3 Family Health Groups
  • 11 Family Health Organizations/Networks
  • 0 Community Health Centres
  • 0 Aboriginal Health Access Centres

16 Home and Community Care Service Providers*

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

1 Hospital

  • 1 Site

10 Long-Term Care Homes

  • 1,287 Beds
  • 81 Beds per 1,000 people age 75+

1 Hospice

1 Public Health Unit

Health System Performance

17.4%
Alternate level of care (ALC) days
15,120 days 
801
Emergency department (ED) visits for conditions best managed elsewhere
4 per 1,000 people
406
Hospitalizations for conditions that could be treated in ambulatory setting
per 1,000 people 
332
Average monthly number of patients waiting for long-term care 
18.0%
Repeat unscheduled ED visits within 30 days for mental health conditions
292 ED visits; 180 people
22.4%
Repeat unscheduled ED visits within 30 days for substance abuse conditions
131 ED visits; 67 people

Sources and Definitions

For details about the above information, including sources and definitions, please review the Glossary.

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