Enhancing care for older in-patients is an eye-opening education for McGill students
Elderly in-patients are benefiting from physical exercise and mental stimulation provided by McGill University students in the JGH’s Hospital Elder Life Program.
New Command Centre helps free up beds for patients needing immediate care
Thanks to the new Command Centre at the JGH, fewer patients are experiencing significant delays in being discharged from the hospital.
High marks from Physiotherapy patients surveyed about tele-rehabilitation
Telehealth is doing a good job of keeping patients connected to their healthcare providers during the pandemic, say those who were surveyed about the service.
Telehealth opens new doors—and video screens—to rehabilitation at home
From high-touch to high-tech—that’s the change COVID-19 triggered in rehabilitation. Telehealth is now an option for clients recovering from stroke, getting measured for a wheelchair, and receiving support for autism.
Want better health care? Then complain when it falls short, new Ombudsman urges
Want better health care? Then complain when it falls short, says Maude Laliberté, the new Ombudsman for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. She believes complaints aren’t necessarily negative, since they shine a much-needed light on areas that need improvement
Don’t let your backpack backstab you!
Your backpack shouldn’t feel like a stab in the back! Get some insight from an occupational therapist on what makes a backpack comfortable.
Bone health assumes key importance in breast cancer recovery
One of Hope & Cope’s newest initiatives, the Breast & Bone Health Program, identifies women who have had breast cancer and are at risk for bone fragility.