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Table 5 Trends in service utilization

From: Evaluation of data quality of interRAI assessments in home and community care

  Mean Total Informal Hours of Care Any PT (%) Any OT (%) Any Nursing (%) Any PSW (%)
Year ON HC BC HC CHA ON HC BC HC CHA (All) CHA (FS) ON HC BC HC CHA (All) CHA (FS) ON HC BC HC CHA (All) CHA (FS) ON HC BC HC CHA (All) CHA (FS)
2003 20.6    7.6     5.9     30.5     73.5    
2004 20.0    8.1     6.5     30.0     68.6    
2005 19.5    9.1     7.4     31.6     67.6    
2006 18.9    8.2     7.5     31.3     67.5    
2007 18.3    8.4     8.0     30.5     66.8    
2008 17.9 20.0   8.9 10.6    8.6 7.5    29.2 9.3    67.3 51.6   
2009 17.7 18.2   8.8 9.8    8.9 7.0    27.9 9.5    66.6 54.1   
2010 18.2 19.2   8.9 8.9    9.2 6.5    27.0 11.3    66.1 57.8   
2011 18.5 18.9   10.3 8.6    11.2 6.0    27.9 12.2    68.3 58.9   
2012 18.8 19.5   11.3 8.1    13.0 5.6    26.2 12.1    69.9 58.7   
2013 19.6 19.1 15.0 12.3 8.5 3.7 5.2 14.6 6.0 0.8 1.1 26.6 12.8 3.9 5.4 70.3 61.1 28.8 39.9
2014 19.4 19.4 16.0 13.2 8.5 2.5 3.5 16.4 6.2 0.7 1.0 25.6 12.5 2.4 3.4 70.5 63.4 22.9 32.6
2015    12.0    2.3 3.3    0.6 0.8    2.5 3.5    24.3 34.8
2016    11.2    2.9 4.0    1.2 1.7    2.2 3.0    26.8 36.9
Mean (SD) of annual % rates 19.0 (0.89) 19.2 (0.56) 13.6 (2.30) 9.6 (1.77) 9.0 (0.87) 2.8 (0.64) 4.0 (0.84) 9.8 (3.32) 6.4 (0.66) 0.8 (0.28) 1.2 (0.38) 28.7 (2.08) 11.4 (1.41) 2.8 (0.78) 3.9 (1.06) 68.6 (2.12) 57.9 (4.01) 25.7 (2.60) 36.0 (3.10)
  1. BC HC British Columbia RAI-HC data from the Home Care Reporting System, CHA Community Health Assessments from Ontario; CHA (All): Results from all CHA assessments, including those without a completed functional supplement module, which contains this variable; CHA (FS): Results from only CHA assessments with a completed functional supplement module which contains this variable ON HC Ontario RAI-HC data from the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres, OT Occupational Therapy, PSW Personal Support Worker services, PT Physical Therapy