Free Snow Removal
The City of Toronto is offering free snow removal services to residents. The application form can be accessed at http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=1597a84c9f6e1410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD
10 Ontario Hospitals Designated as Referring Hospitals for Potential Ebola Cases
Ontario will designate 10 Ontario hospitals as referral hospitals for potential Ebola cases, Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced. Testing for Ebola was initiated in Ontario labs on October 20th.
Hoskins announced he will create a Minister’s Advisory Table on Ebola Preparedness. The table will include frontline health care workers.
The 10 hospitals are Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Hamilton Health Sciences, Health Sciences North, Hospital for Sick Children, Kingston General Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, The Ottawa Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital, and Toronto Western Hospital
WoodGreen Community Services has created a fall prevention framework for in-home care for seniors that they would like to share with seniors and their caregivers. Click here.
This "Step Ahead" module provides information about the factors that impact the risk for falling in older adults and concrete ideas on how to prevent them. Personal support workers and others who work directly with seniors will find it of especial interest. Click here.
Putting patients and loved ones at the centre of almost everything the hospital does: http://www.cbc.ca/whitecoat/episode/2013/09/20/turning-patients-into-health-care-partners/
If you want to see how your hospital is rated check out this link: Rate My Hospital