Monthly Archives: April 2011

What do yellow wristbands and stars have to do with patient safety? They are actually key visual components of the new Falls Prevention Program...

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA), the national voice for hospice palliative care in Canada, estimates the demand for hospice palliative care will...

Whether they’re caused by a chronic condition like arthritis, an accident, or aging, mobility issues and fall risks are always a top-of-mind concern for...

Becoming a Senior Friendly Hospital requires an approach to health care that utilizes a multi-pronged framework and a corporate strategic focus to support senior...

Abuse of the elderly is not a new phenomenon, however it has, more recently, been receiving increased attention by the media and the community....

A Kingston physician and researcher has created a new online tool to help facilitate and improve communications between patients, caregivers and health-care professionals at...

One of the reasons first-time mom Sabina Hillesheim chose midwifery care was because of the home visits midwives provide to clients after the baby...

Tony DeCaria was admitted to the Restorative and Reactivation program (R&R) at Markham Stouffville Hospital in November of last year after recovering from an...

When Brian Sweet speaks about his battle with cancer, you quickly understand how much the love and support of his wife Annette has meant...

A bout of pneumonia combined with a bad fall could have been disastrous for a 100-year old man living alone in a Toronto apartment....