Health

Nursing Week 2017 is May 8 – 14th

Apr 29, 2017 @ 09:47 The Ontario Nurses Association is proud to celebrate and acknowledge Nursing week 2017. This is an annual celebration of our profession which is held in May each year to coincide with the May 12 birthday of Florence Nightingale the founder of modern nursing. It is a time to recognize the year-round dedication of all RNs, ...

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Thank you Subway!

Apr 26, 2017 @ 07:15 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to thank Terry Beckerton for organizing a successful “Subway Day” fundraiser held on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Thank you to the staff at Subway who were kept busy making sandwiches throughout the day. The proceeds from the “Subway Day Fundraiser” will be added to the Foundation’s “Spring ...

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Ontario Boosting Respite Support and Training for Family Caregivers

Apr 25, 2017 @ 09:38 Ontario is making it easier for people who care for loved ones, with more respite services that allow people to take a break from their unpaid duties, increased education and training opportunities for caregivers, and a new, streamlined Ontario Caregiver Tax Credit. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and ...

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Robert Holland – New Chiropodist to Visit Wawa Monthly

Apr 17, 2017 @ 08:33 We are pleased to announce that Robert Holland will be coming to Wawa on a monthly basis starting April 24, 2017. He will be offering his chiropody services to patients who wish to have any diabetic foot care, nail care, in-grown nails, corns, callouses, wart treatment or custom made orthotics done. Robert has over 30 ...

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Still time to donate towards LDHCF Digital Radiography Upgrade

Apr 16, 2017 @ 09:28 There is still time to donate to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s Spring Campaign. Help the Foundation reach its goal of $154,000 to purchase a digital radiography upgrade for the x-ray department. To date $122,700 has been raised by your generous donations. Every dollar raised by the Foundation stays in the community and aids ...

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Today is Advance Care Planning Day

Apr 16, 2017 @ 08:02 The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) works to improve a patient’s experience with the health care system across the entire continuum – from birth to death. Expanding access to palliative care services and hospice beds in Northeastern Ontario is just one of the ways the LHIN is responding to Northerners’ needs for ...

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Overdose-Reversing Nasal Spray Made Available to Algoma District

The Hep Care Program at Group Health Centre (GHC) is pleased to announce that, starting this week, they will begin to offer a local solution to the nationwide opioid overdose problem. The program will begin community teaching and distribution of intra-nasal naloxone kits to those that are at risk for opioid overdose and their immediate family members. Naloxone (also known ...

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Thank You to the Legion Ladies Auxiliary

Mar 31, 2017 @ 09:36   On Thursday, March 3oth LDHC Foundation Board Members enjoyed a delicious lunch prepared by the Legion Ladies Auxiliary. To date the Legion Ladies Auxiliary have donated $400 locally and $7,000 provincially to the Foundation. Thank you to the Legion Ladies Auxiliary for their continued support! There is still time to donate to the Lady ...

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North East LHIN Welcomes Ontario’s First Patient Ombudsman to Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 29, 2017 @ 23:00 Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott, is visiting the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) this week to learn more about patient-centred initiatives taking place in Northeastern Ontario and educate Northerners about the role of the Ombudsman in the patient complaint process. Hosted by the NE LHIN, Christine Elliott and her team will visit ...

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Dubreuilville – Boil Water Advisory

Dubreuilville is currently under a precautionary boil water advisory.  Residents are asked to bring water to a rolling boil for one minute before consuming.   This advisory will remain in effect until two (2) sets of samples, taken 24 hours apart show that the water quality is safe. Residents are cautioned that this could take 3 -5 days.  

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Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation – Donor Recognition Celebration

Mar 28, 2017 @ 10:30   The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation held a “Donor Recognition Celebration” on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in the hospital foyer. During the celebration, the Foundation formally thanked and recognized donors whose lifetime giving has reached $200.00 or more, and those who have reached a new category. The Foundation ...

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Upcoming Donor Recognition Celebration

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will soon unveil the redesigned Donor Recognition Boards. Invitations have been sent out and plans have been undertaken to host a Donor Recognition Celebration on Sunday, March 26th from 1 pm to 3 pm. At 2 pm Dr. Julie Weinstein will be the guest speaker, following that the ‘In Memory’ names will be acknowledged. ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – March 2017

Mar 10, 2017 @ 11:16 Wawa Community Food Bank volunteers once again wish to recognize our community members and organizations that provide such welcome support for the less fortunate in our midst. In January of this year, the Lady Dunn Hospital staff and administration contributed the proceeds from their annual Dress Down Fund. Thank you for this very generous donation. ...

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