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Focus group feedback to 'Reassembled...' (Sept 14)

The development of Reassembled, Slightly Askew continues, with one more focus group held this month, in the same format as the one held in May… 438 more words


3 Tips for Increasing Independence for Your Elderly Loved One

  1. Schedules/Reminders: Forgetfulness is a common symptom of elderly individuals, but it doesn’t have to mean that they need full time care. Try helping them to organize their life, by writing down medication schedules, and assisting with their calendar.
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Salt Water Taffy

Nine minutes on the face of a clock will sting your eyes contemptuously, if you let the empty hospital bed next to you demonstrate how helpful you really aren’t. 127 more words


Laying down on the 'retractabed'

At the recent inservice held at the Surrey SelfCare store, Lorraine is trialing one of the shear reduction mattresses on the RetractaBed in the Surrey Assessment Room. 121 more words

Home Care

Province to hospitals: stop threatening $1,800 fees

Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews has ordered Ontario hospitals to stop threatening elderly patients with daily charges of up to $1,800 to “coerce” them to move to the first available nursing home bed. 638 more words


Reasons You Should Purchase an Adjustable Bed

Adjustable beds are no longer just for hospitals and nursing homes. The fact is that people of all ages are discovering the benefits they offer, and as a result receiving a much better night’s sleep, all thanks to the best adjustable beds that are available on the market today. 535 more words

Electric Bed