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October 23, 2017
Making it home, one breath at a time
Abbey, a Maltese dog, visits with Joanne Boyce, a patient on the Grey Nuns palliative unit.
October 2, 2017
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.
For Kim, trees represent strength, longevity and steadfastness to survive through whatever storms they may endure.
August 9, 2017
More than a bandage: breaking down barriers with Mental Health First Aid
How one employee found support and acceptance in the workplace
The different textures and colours of the hand warmers can soothe anxiety and confusion in residents with dementia.
June 12, 2017
Knitted hand warmers comfort residents with dementia
May 26, 2017
New way of welcoming mental health patients builds trust and calms fears
The permanent art exhibit can be found at the confluence of the corridor to units 91, 92 and 93 at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.
May 24, 2017
The healing power of art
Grey Nuns opens gallery featuring art through the eyes of those who have experienced mental health challenges
May 24, 2017
How to be healthier: just add people
Social connections make a difference for seniors
Dr. Tami Masterson listens carefully to Britany during her baby girl’s appointment at the Covenant Health Foster Care Clinic and offers no-nonsense, respectful guidance.
May 23, 2017
Breaking the cycle of trauma
The Covenant Health Foster Care Clinic
Don Young and Health Care Aide Solène Brouwer work together to create brass etchings during craft time
April 19, 2017
The key to keeping those with dementia independent
Donna LaMonthe, patient at the Misericordia Community Hospital, enjoyed participating in the healing drum circle.
March 1, 2017
Drum circle promotes physical and spiritual healing