From Patients Who Know: A Hospital Handbook was compiled with the help of real patients' experiences. Read more...
The C-A-O for Goderich brought councillors up to date and provided some clarification regarding the choice of a location for hospice beds in Huron County. Read more...
The City of Ottawa has closed a specialized unit in one of its long-term care homes that was aimed at giving extra care to residents with dementia who have severe behavioural issues, after just three years of operating it.
The dozen beds at the Peter D. Clark Long Term Care Home were reverted to regular, long-stay beds in December and given to new residents. Read more...
I have fallen in the past six months. (Yes? 2)
Why it matters: People who have fallen once are likely to fall again.
I use or have been advised to use a cane or walker to get around safely. (Yes? 2)
Why it matters: People who have been advised to use a cane or walker may already be more likely to fall. Read more...
Ninety-year-old Johann Moennich had been enjoying the warm May weather on his porch last year when he decided to head back into the house.
The Ottawa man stepped inside and looked over at his partner, Ursula Robitschek, 80, in what she recalls was a strange way. And then, with no other warning, Moennich fell back and hit the ground with a thud. Read more...
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