Haldimand Norfolk Sub-Region

Highlights

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

  • Lowest percentage of people who report French as their mother tongue (1.2%)
  • Lowest number of primary care physicians per 10,000 people (4.7)
  • Highest rate of emergency department visits best managed elsewhere per 1,000 people (48)

Population: 110,948

  • 1.2% Report French as mother tongue
  • 3.9% Identify as Indigenous
  • 19.6% Age 65+
  • 53.1% Rural population

Health Services

4.7 Primary care physicians per 10,000 people

  • 52 Primary care physicians
  • 2 Family Health Teams
  • 1 Family Health Group
  • 5 Family Health Organizations/Networks
  • 0 Community Health Centres
  • 0 Aboriginal Health Access Centres

22 Home and Community Care Service Providers*

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

3 Hospitals

  • 3 Sites

9 Long-Term Care Homes

  • 795 Beds
  • 85 Beds per 1,000 people age 75+

0 Hospices

1 Public Health Unit

Health System Performance

9.6%
Alternate level of care (ALC) days
5,854 days 
4,824
Emergency department (ED) visits for conditions best managed elsewhere
48 per 1,000 people
357
Hospitalizations for conditions that could be treated in ambulatory setting
per 1,000 people 
159
Average monthly number of patients waiting for long-term care 
15.4%
Repeat unscheduled ED visits within 30 days for mental health conditions
192 ED visits; 137 people
16.0%
Repeat unscheduled ED visits within 30 days for substance abuse conditions
55 ED visits; 41 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.