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Central CCAC's "Ageing at Home" programme is funded by the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to help patients waiting for an alternative level of care (ALC) and who require complex care to transition from hospital to home. Since its implementation in September...Read More
In 2002, ministerial guidance was issued on the exceptional use of installation control measures. As for home support, no ministerial guidelines are available, although stakeholders sometimes face similar situations. They may have witnessed home-made restraint or...Read More
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
The assessment tool for signposting to/discharge from the invasive wandering unit is a tool for objectifying an individual's behaviour and profile, with the aim of clarifying the living environment (unité d’errance invasive [Invasive Wandering unit] or UEI) that best...Read More
Before the arrival of the React to the phenomenon of suicide, Mobilize and consistently Intervene (RÉMI) protocol, suicidal people were not systematically prioritized with delays and a very precise referral and care protocol between partners. The purpose of this...Read More
Some of our work processes are obsolete and cause quality and safety issues (IOM Crossing the Quality Chasm, 2001). Indeed, the majority of nurses spend a significant portion of their time in non-value-added tasks for patients (IOM Keeping Patients Safe, 2004). In...Read More
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is carried out outside a laboratory on devices that are easy to use, but which nevertheless require good management of use in order to ensure the quality of the results obtained. The technical and operational data sheet is a standard...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
We have designed a dedicated cart, which facilitates the change of diapers and helps maintain hand hygiene during step 3 (immediately after being exposed to the risk of contact with biological liquids). The cart reduces environmental pollution by the patient at a...Read More
Since the visit by the Ordre des infirmières and infirmiers du Québec [Quebec Order of Nurses] in 2010, the evaluation of the risk of falling by users has been carried out based on the Morse scale, a method recognized in several care areas. Using this scale, the...Read More
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