Incredible Resource – Seniors’ Centre Without Walls

Through a new partnership between Age Friendly Edmonton and AHS, an exciting new program has been developed with seniors in mind.  This innovative program creates opportunities for seniors to socialize, learn new skills and stay connected through interactive phone-based social and health programming, free of charge: Seniors’ Centre without Walls.

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Promising Practices in Long Term Care – Ideas Worth Sharing

I can’t recall where I came across this document, I have this bad habit of emailing myself links to things I want to share here, but often forget to include where or why I stumbled across it…

Important to share, regardless of source, is this interesting read: Promising Practices in Long-Term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing.  As this short book will confirm, excellent ideas on how to ensure that high-quality long-term care (residential care housing and caring for the elderly and some younger people with serious disabilities) is available to fit all needs and the resources exist to fund high quality care that respects the needs of residents, families, workers, and managers.

Please do share this document with your peers!

Education Opportunities – Canada Wide

NursingLinks.ca provides valuable resources for nurses in Canada, the goal of their website is to become Canada’s premier provider of continuing education for nurses.  They offer links to several workshops and education opportunities (such as pediatric potpourri, anxiety & depression, and the therapeutic use of medical cannabis) by province.  Check them out here!

HELP! Save Stan 2018

Help Save Stan is an annual event at which students participate in interprofessional health team simulations and learning scenarios in a safe, but realistic environment. Students work with peers from a variety of healthcare disciplines and institutions using their combined skills and interprofessional communication to ensure proper care and safety for their patients.

Join in on the learning March 10th, 2018!

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Inclusive Access to Leisure

Scrolling through FaceBook this morning, I came across a video that a friend had shared about a pretty amazing water park in San Antonio, Texas.

Take a look at what these incredible people have designed and created: Inspiration Island, an inclusive water park along with air powered wheelchairs for its visitors that are waterproof!  Check out the New York Times video on FaceBook and this story on CNN.