CP@clinic is the only rigorously evaluated evidence-based, community-based paramedicine wellness program in Canada. The McMaster Community Paramedicine Research Team works closely with collaborating researchers and partners to conduct high quality research and produce robust evidence to inform policy and decision makers across Canada. CP@clinic has become the accepted standard paramedic wellness clinic program in Ontario.
Here is a compilation of our recent evidence.
2019-Reducing 9-1-1 emergency medical service calls by implementing a community paramedicine program for vulnerable older adults in public housing in Canada: A multi-site cluster randomized controlled trial
2017- Effectiveness of a community paramedic-led health assessment and education initiative in a seniors’ residence building: the Community Health Assessment Program through Emergency Medical Services (CHAP-EMS)
2015- Rationale and methods of a multicentre randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of a Community Health Assessment Programme with Emergency Medical Services (CHAP-EMS) implemented on residents aged 55 years and older in subsidised seniors’ housing buildings in Ontario, Canada.
2015-Development of a community health and wellness pilot in a subsidised seniors’ apartment building in Hamilton, Ontario: Community Health Awareness Program delivered by Emergency Medical Services (CHAP-EMS)