A primer on stroke

Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability and death in Canada. Out of every 100 people who experience a stroke, 15 die,...

Security basics for long-term care facilities

By Martin Green It seems as though hardly a week passes by without there being a story in the news about an elderly person with...

Three ways singing can be used in long-term care

By Sarah Pearson Singing can play a valuable role in Long Term Care. A staple of basic wellbeing, singing is a human activity that enhances...

A primer on stroke

Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability and death in Canada. Out of every 100 people who experience a stroke, 15 die,...

Assessing the diabetic foot

By Ellen Kirk-Macri and Susan C. Jenkins Up to 80 per cent of diabetes-related amputations are avoidable. Prevention starts with proper assessment and care of...

Exploring the potential benefits and constraints of family councils in long-term care

By Rumana D’Souza Our understanding of how care should be delivered to seniors depends greatly on applied research. Through research, we know that family plays...