Supporting the frail and elderly patients at Lakeridge Health

The overhead pager urgently repeated the words that signaled the need for assistance with a violent patient. Security staff rushed to the room; a...

House calls: A new vision of elder care

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....

Humber River’s Supportive Care Clinicis focused on life

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

Restoring and reactivating – The ‘Stepping Stone’ to independence at home

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...

Home visits ensure optimal care after child birth

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...

Bypassing emergency for faster cardiac care

No one has to explain the value of faster emergency cardiac care to Durham resident Kaleem Salam. Getting treated quickly for his heart attack...

Innovative rehab research program improves patient care

After a total knee replacement, Sebastiano Sarracini never imagined he would be swinging virtual golf clubs, lunging for virtual tennis balls or walking virtual...

Rouge Valley construction projects address needs of growing patient community

New construction projects at Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) are ushering in an era of transformation and focus on being the best for patients....

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