At this time of year, it is not uncommon to reflect on all that one has to be grateful for. Below, is an example of an individual who not only recognized what he was thankful for but made sure that the people involved knew.
Visiting loved ones in long-term care facilities during COVID-19 has been difficult at best. However, accommodations and adaptations by both facilities and families/friends have been done to make “visiting” loved ones possible.
Unfortunately, the visiting-related actions of an individual in Calgary may have compromised future visits as well as the health and well-being of residents and staff. Click here to read the story.
While it is true that COVID-19 is affecting patients and their families, it is also having a large impact on healthcare providers. This article clearly illustrates how healthcare workers are being impacted emotionally and mentally by the covid-19 pandemic.
In a joint letter, four mayors in Alberta appeal to all Albertans to write members of the provincial government. Read the following article to discover why this appeal has been made.
This woman’s recent actions have brought her much recognition. (Admittedly, this is not apt to be the kind of recognition she was hoping to generate.) Kudos to the Fabricland employee who handled the situation calmly and tactfully.
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"Health care conferences without patients are like birthday parties without the birthday girl or graduation parties without the graduates." #patientengagement #patientexperience #patientvoice #collaboration #conferences #inclusion #codesignhttps://t.co/uBMrRyzlD1— Patients 4 Change (@Pts4Chg) September 10, 2020
Undoubtedly, there are occasions when we cannot find the right word to use, use the wrong one or are at a total loss of words. To some people and in some situations, such a word error may be seen as no big deal. However, this may not be the case, as Lorna Kay Thomas discusses in her blog post, “A Small Victory: Changing the CBC’s use of “drug abuser.”
Like many others, you may be wearing a mask whenever you go out. However, is your masks actually protecting you in the manner that you think it will? According to recent report, your masks may be missing a critical part. To find out more, check out this website.
Doctors in rural communities around Alberta are leaving, retiring or changing their services. Why is it occurring and who is responsible? For answers to these and other questions, check out this article.
Even though we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Luke was able to have a very special birthday. Thanks to the Calgary Fire Department for making this a possibility. Check out the full story here.