Volunteers improving care for patients

By Selma Al-Samarrai When you look inside volunteering in healthcare you will find many reasons why people give back – a personal connection to a hospital...

Volunteer care clowns bring laughter to patients

In a children's hospital, you don't have to look far to discover activities and entertainment. But for adults staying in the hospital, it can...

Volunteer provides unique service for grieving patients

By Holly Tran Volunteers are an important part of our organization and hospital; they contribute greatly impacting our patients’ experiences. One of our volunteers, Noel...

Fostering inclusive care for all families

By Erica Di Maio “How is mom feeling today?” “I need dad to step outside of the room for the epidural.” “After birth, you will be...

Community stroke rehabilitation team getting patients back on their feet

By Anne Kay In 2014 a series of medical events turned Cora King’s world upside down, but the Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team helped make her...

Helping acute care patients take steps toward rehabilitation

By Michael Oreskovich Runnymede Healthcare Centre’s low tolerance long duration rehabilitation program (LTLD Rehab) focuses on restoring independence for patients who have reduced mobility after...

How do you motivate and inspire patients to get fit?

By Barb Gormley Regular physical activity is an important part of good diabetes management, but sometimes it is hard for people to incorporate into their...

New pregnancy clinic at Sunnybrook supports women with disabilities

By Marie Sanderson The first North American clinic caring for pregnant women with a wide range of physical mobility disabilities has opened at Sunnybrook. The Accessible...

Providing personalized bereavement care

By Evelyne Jhung When Jessy Mathai, an oncology-hematology social worker, joined the Palliative Care Unit team a few years ago, she would often get referrals...

Meet Nursing Hero Lois Millar

Lois Millar, RN, St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener When Registered Nurse Lois Millar began her career more than 53 years ago at St. Mary’s General...

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