The cannabis conundrum

By Roxanne Tang and Susan C. Jenkins Meet Jim, a 70-year-old resident of an assisted living home. He is in generally good health, but...

In the face of fire: Taking care of healthcare facilities

By Erin Toews The staff were hired and the training was complete. After months of planning, the Cariboo Memorial Hospital security team was eager to...

A primer on stroke

Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability and death in Canada. Out of every 100 people who experience a stroke, 15 die,...

Security basics for long-term care facilities

By Martin Green It seems as though hardly a week passes by without there being a story in the news about an elderly person with...

Three ways singing can be used in long-term care

By Sarah Pearson Singing can play a valuable role in Long Term Care. A staple of basic wellbeing, singing is a human activity that enhances...

A primer on stroke

Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability and death in Canada. Out of every 100 people who experience a stroke, 15 die,...

Exploring the potential benefits and constraints of family councils in long-term care

By Rumana D’Souza Our understanding of how care should be delivered to seniors depends greatly on applied research. Through research, we know that family plays...

What lies at the core of Canadian Patient Safety Week?

By Chris Power Asking someone why they do the things that they do can lead to a variety of responses. Some people might give you...

Lower rates of gestational diabetes in women exposed to cold temperatures

By Kelly O’Brien Women who were exposed to colder temperatures during pregnancy had a lower rate of gestational diabetes than those exposed to hotter temperatures,...

Launch of a new international clinical trial for breast cancer

By Maggie Frampton Health Sciences North Research Institute Scientist and Laurentian University Professor Dr. Amadeo Parissenti announced  the launch of an international clinical trial (BREVITY)...

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