Moving a loved one to a long-term care (LTC) facility can be stressful and difficult for all involved. Family may struggle to acknowledge they can
It is always a treat to hear Maureen speak, and this year at the HPCO conference, it was no exception. Here are her words, for you all to enjoy.
We are so excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website, which has been a labour of love (and a few tears) over
A reflection by Michelle O’Rourke: In January, Kath Murray and I met with PSWs from across Canada in a small webinar. Our hope was to
When someone asks if I am excited about the launch of PACE for PSWs, I say “Yes, it is a dream come true”.
Increasing our capacity for resilience can help us to cope as well as ‘bounce back’ from life’s challenges, supporting our health and wellbeing.
Today I met with a wonderful group of Health Care Assistant students from Capilano University. In preparation for the time together they sent me a
In July 2021 we invited PSWs (HCAs/CCAs) to identify their top five concerns. Their responses: Preventing compassion fatigue and burnout. Dealing with grief associated with
Submitted by Kassey M. June 2021, reflecting on her grief while working in Long Term Care during COVID Grief is an understandable reaction to loss.
Deaths from COVID-19 are approaching 3 million world-wide. Much of the discussion about ethical issues has centered around the availability of ventilators, but little has