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The Seniors Support Program was developed following a review of the Baycrest long term care wait list of over 900 individuals. This review highlighted that clients and families lacked information and knowledge about available community services designed to promote...Read More
Insomnia is one of the most common conditions in primary care medicine. In spite of its extensive prevalence and important consequences, insomnia is often underestimated and untreated. The adverse effects of untreated insomnia are compounded by those associated with...Read More
In 2011, the CSSS du Coeur-de-l’Île initiated an information and awareness-raising project to reach out to women of lower socioeconomic status as this particular group were underusing the services offered by the Programme québécois de dépistage du cancer du sein...Read More
The York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program (YRPSLP), administered by Markham Stouffville Hospital, provide speech and language services for preschoolers in York Region. Assessment and a range of intervention services are provided to children and their...Read More
In 2006, the CSSS Lucille-Teasdale (CSSSLTEAS) started using a local action plan for blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections. A screening clinic for such infections for the asymptomatic population has been open since August 2008. Service corridors were created...Read More
The Food For Thought Program is funded through the Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program and supported by the Saskatoon Health Region (SHR). The goal of this program is to support pregnant women to improve the health of themselves and their families through good...Read More
Family carers are a particularly vulnerable group at high risk for developing psychological and physical problems closely associated with the stress and burden of providing care (carer burden). The Reitman CARERS Program was designed specifically to actively support...Read More
Delayed language development rates in children under five years of age in our area and the lack of speech-language pathologists in the health network prompted the CSSS de la Montagne to establish a partnership with the Montreal Fluency Centre (MFC) and the Commission...Read More
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