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Pandemic fatigue is understandable given the year we've had but now is not the time to let our guard down! Here is an article to help sharpen our collective resolve and do our part to curb Canada's third wave.
For some, the road to becoming a nurse is paved in ice and fuelled by hard work! Today's selected article is an inspirational feel-good read, enjoy!
Without a doubt, it has been a tragic year for LTCs and the suffering on all accounts (staff, residents and family members) has been enormous. But as we wade into the third wave it is clear Canada made the right choice to prioritize LTC residents for vaccination. With most residents now vaccinated it is time to start capturing our learnings and to see how we can apply them going forward, this week's article is a good read to start this conversation.
Ontario government is investing $239 million into extending the temporary wage increase for PSWs and support workers in all publicly funded care homes, long-term care, public hospitals, and social services. This temporary wage increase is set to continue until June 30th, 2021 and is set to attract and retain the workforce needed to provide the high level of care during the pandemic.
The month of March marked the grim anniversary of Canada's first lockdown. For most Canadian's we are now seasoned professionals as we persevere through the changing seasons and look for the new status colour to tell us what we can and can't do. Today's article of choice is about resilience a fitting choice after 12 months of the "new normal".
What is pandemic burnout and why is it any different from regular burnout? This week Mike Arsenault spoke to Dr. Rumeet Billan to understand the difference and to learn some tips and strategies for dealing with and managing burnout.
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