Resident-centered care?

“‘Two weeks ago, I told my wife, you know, ‘Bonnie, I’m really happy. I feel very happy.’ I’m dying. I have ALS. But, you know, I’m trying to enjoy my life the best I can.'”

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/long-term-care-resident-centred-1.6659458

Long-Term Care: Interest and Input

Are you interested in long-term care and its related issues? Would like to help create new standards for LTC homes? If you answered “Yes” to these questions, check out the following.

Share Your Advice

What advise can you give regarding: transitioning from paediatrics -> adult care? #transition #healthcare #patientexperience #patientvoice #input
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Become a Patient Advocate

    Do you reside in the Edmonton area?
    Are you a caring, empathetic, compassionate individual who is looking for a way to make a difference in the lives of others?

If your answer to the above questions is “Yes,” the Open Arms Patient Advocacy society is looking for you. Click here to read more about this exciting opportunity.

Difference Makers Wanted

“Stakeholders within a system have within them the creativity and wisdom to confront even the most difficult challenge” –Juanita Brown

What are you doing on Thursday, March 29th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. MST? Why not take part in this exciting opportunity to innovate our health system! Click here to register for this free event.

Calling All Albertans

Are you are resident of Alberta? Are you interested in helping to improve the healthcare system in Alberta? If so, why not become a member of the Health Quality Council of Alberta’s Patient and Family Advisor Committee. Click here to find out more.

Deadline to apply is March 18th, 2018.

Health Canada Is Seeking Your Input

Health Canada is modernizing its approach to disclosing clinical information on drugs and medical devices to support advances in medical science and help improve patient care. Today, Health Canada published draft regulations in Canada Gazette l that propose to make clinical information in drug and medical device submissions publicly available after the Department has completed its regulatory review process.

Click here to continue reading.

What has Changed?

Five years ago, Greg Price died of testicular cancer. His death brought forth a major review of the healthcare system in Alberta. As a result of this review, a number of changes were suggested. However, have these suggestions been realized?

In a recent interview, David Price, Greg’s father, stated the following. “We’re disappointed really — there has been some progress made, but there’s an awful lot that’s still left to be done.” (Global News)

Click here to read the article and watch the video.

Did You Miss It?

transformathon
The National Health Service in England hosted The People’s Transformation on Monday, November 28th. If you were unable to attend the event or missed some sessions, all is not lost. Recordings from the Transformathon will be accessible via the People’s Transformathon web page. They are sure to be worth watching, even if you attended the session live.