Welcome to Caring Support's news feed. We've compiled some interesting news articles relating to healthcare and written our own abstracts for your enjoyment!
Please note: The views and opinions expressed in these article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position of Caring Support.
Trying to understand how many doses will be coming to Canadians and by when is still not well understood. Check out this article for some high-level number crunching from CTV News tallying up what has been ordered and paring it with recommitments by Moderna and Pfizer.
A local RN is teaching students at Montcalm Secondary School, providing well trained certified professions to fill a much needed skills gap. The students will graduate with a PSW certification into a market hungry for them!
Alzheimer’s is a terrible disease and like the pandemic the families it effects must think and adapt to a different future. This month the Alzheimer’s Society is running The Quest, a fundraiser to help change the future of Alzheimer’s for the better. The Quest is a province-wide virtual fundraising event that will bring together Heroes from across Ontario to support caregivers and people living with dementia.
Even before the pandemic hit Canada had a shortage of Personal Support Workers, however, it wasn’t largely known by the public. Covid-19 has blown open the doors and put a spot light on the role of Personal Support Worker. Here is a great Article from TVO that highlights key numbers, issues, education enrolment and plans by the provincial government to boost PSW’s.
With two vaccines approved but challenging logistics and a patchy supply chain slowing down the government's vaccination efforts, it is easy to understand this article's practical thinking!
A year on and the headlines for our Long Term Care Homes in Ontario are tragically familiar, but with a year under our belts, we now have solid data to help guide our next actions.
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