Home Care

Revolutionizing geriatric care: Meet Canada’s leading Universal Health Hub (UHH)

Universal Health Hub (UHH) is the only Health Care Organization in Canada which is focused on Geriatric care wherever the seniors age whether at Home, Hospital, Reactivation Care Centre, Long Term care home or a Retirement facility. Founded in 2019 by Nurse Maya, who is...

Testing new technology to help older adults age at home

When 72-year-old Hamilton resident Shirley was asked if she’d be interested in participating in a research study that aims to help prevent falls in older adults using new technology, she said yes right away. “I know at my age falling can be a big issue,”...

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Reducing wait times through a collaborative approach

Through the Geri-Hub, wait times for patients have been reduced by up to 50...

Enhancing the patient experience with essential care partner programs

According to research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, caregivers provide approximately 75...

Unobtrusive in-home monitoring using wireless signals offers exciting possibilities for healthcare

Prompt fall detection in any living space, including bathrooms, can save lives. By George Shaker  magine...

New virtual program enhances support for nurses

The virtual nurses can provide help with general, non-urgent inquiries by phone, Zoom, secure...

Low Tolerance Long Duration Rehab: A safe bridge to home from acute care

By Michael Oreskovich Struck by a severe case of double pneumonia, 90-year-old Doris Dunne felt...

Assessing the diabetic foot

By Ellen Kirk-Macri and Susan C. Jenkins Up to 80 per cent of diabetes-related amputations...

Home Care Support Services behind the scenes heroes

By Elaine O’Connor Everyone has a story about a home health care hero. Home health care...

Four great reasons to hire a certified foot care nurse

By Melanie Ramos Why should you obtain the services of a certified foot care nurse...

Avoiding fall injuries

By Marguerite Thomas As caregivers, fall prevention is a serious issue for both our loved...

Caregiver SOS

My friend told me she received a free walker from the government for her...

Spotlight on a wound care nurse

My name: Nicole McGrath My job: Wound Care Nurse What I do: I identify and treat the...

Walk your way to better health

Your doctor has told you, “You need to exercise.” You know nothing about exercise. You...

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Understanding Canadians’ experiences with digital health

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RVH Launches Home Hemodialysis Program

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) has launched a Home Hemodialysis Program which will...

Physical activity quality over quantity benefits people with disability

In a first-of-its-kind study, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute researcher Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis...

Research awards support introduction of mixed reality in medicine

Mixed reality is being introduced to patient care at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC)...