This report, Assistive Devices: Proactive Solutions for Ontario’s Seniors and Persons with Disabilities, illustrates the current and future impact of assistive devices on a changing population. Assistive devices will play an increasingly significant role in the health care industry.
(1) The assistive devices industry must be included in the policy decision making process.
(2) The funding and number of approved assistive devices must be reinstated to 2016 levels.
The government must update the product approval process and invest in innovation and technology for assistive devices.
Assistive Devices: Proactive Solutions for Ontario’s Seniors and Persons with Disabilities (2019)