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The "Letter to My Daddy" project involves sending 12 letters every month to the new dad of a first child during the first year of the baby's life. Subsequently, five letters are sent, one at eighteenth months, then on the child's second, third, fourth and fifth...Read More
Montfort Hospital's Family Birth Centre aims to provide clients with the best possible education on "what to expect during the transfer or cessation of services". By providing clients and their families with the necessary information, the team wants to maximize the...Read More
For 10 years, stagnation in the number of cadaveric organ donors has been observed in Quebec. Due to the shortage of nurses, access to intensive care beds is difficult for both donors and transplant patients. This results in significant delays in the transfer of...Read More
Over the past two years, Montfort Hospital has harnessed the concept of patients as partners to overhaul its surgical program flow. After receiving a complaint concerning the pre-admission procedure, the hospital invited the patient to tell her story to the members of...Read More
Demand for hip and knee arthroplasties was growing annually in Alberta while care protocols and practices were highly variable. In response, Alberta Orthopaedic Society, the professional body for orthopaedic surgeons, working with Alberta Bone and Joint Health...Read More
Designed for individuals affected by acquired brain injuries (ABI) and stroke, CONNECT's Life Redesign Model (LRM) combines a coaching culture with home-like environments to maximize participation in real life, capitalize on neuroplasticity and increase an...Read More
According to the 2011 census, 36,000 Aboriginal people live in the Greater Toronto Area. Individuals with diagnosed or undiagnosed issues may experiment with substances in order to cope or to experience freedom from emotional and/or spiritual pain. This may lead to...Read More
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” (Christopher Reeve, aka Superman) Superman was a superhero with amazing powers, but he was also Clark Kent, an ordinary person living an ordinary...Read More
CMHA Durham developed a Healthy Living Program to assist mental health clients at risk of, or living with, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, or cardiovascular disease. The Healthy Living Program (HLP) is a 20-week educational and monitoring program to address the mental...Read More
Luther Court is a campus of care located in Victoria, BC. It has 60 complex care beds, 58 assisted and independent living apartments an adult day centre for those living in the community and a wellness centre. Faced with various staffing issues, changes staffing...Read More
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