Abbey, a Maltese dog, visits with Joanne Boyce, a patient on the Grey Nuns palliative unit for pet therapy.
Abbey, a Maltese dog, visits with Joanne Boyce, a patient on the Grey Nuns palliative unit.

Four-legged care team

Pet therapy has proven health benefits and can help patients and residents cope with a variety of physical and mental health challenges.

dental surgery for vulnerable patients general x ray

Taking the pain out of dental work

Dental patients with complex needs are able to receive care and treatment thanks to a partnership program between the University of Alberta Hospital Dentistry Program and the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.

Sylbia Treloar, Nurse Educator on Unit 6 East ( Orthopedics) at the Misericordia Hospital.
Clinical Nurse Educator Sylvia Treloar (right) talks with her colleagues Dr. Carol Connick and Dan Bannerman on the Orthopedic unit at the Misericordia Hospital. Her daughter Sarah followed in her footsteps and is also a nurse in orthopedics.

Two generations of care

Daughter follows in mom’s nursing footsteps