Health

LDHC – Spring Campaign

May 16, 2017 @ 13:04 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those who donated to the Spring Campaign. As a result of your generosity, the Foundation raised over $20,000. There remains $10,000 to be raised to reach the goal of $154,000 in order to purchase the Digital Radiography system for ...

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Recall on Really Fantastic Meat from Superior Home Bakery & Deli

  Algoma Public Health is recalling Superior Home Bakery & Deli’s Really Fantastic Meat products. Control processes were not in place at the time of production allowing excess water in the product, which under certain circumstances could support the growth of Clostridium Botulinum and pose a health risk to consumers. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The products were prepared and ...

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Wawa Celebrates Nurses Week 2017

May 12, 2017 @ 10:29   Every year the nurses of Wawa gather for a celebratory dinner. This year’s dinner was held at the Legion Hall, where the nurses enjoyed a tasty dinner, laced with reminiscing. On display were several montages of nursing history in Hawk Junction and Wawa. Of particular interest was the Charge Nurse Board from the Red ...

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Ontario Passes Legislation to provide more protection and clarity with The Medical Assistance in Dying Statute Law Amendment Act

May 10, 2017 @ 09:27 On May 9th, Ontario passed legislation that will provide more protection and greater clarity for patients, their families, health care providers and health care institutions. Federal legislation, which came into force in June 2016, sets out the parameters for how medical assistance in dying can be provided. Ontario’s Medical Assistance in Dying Statute Law Amendment ...

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NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Statement on Nursing Week 2017

May 8, 2017 @ 12:44 To mark the beginning of Nursing Week 2017, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement calling for a moratorium on nursing cuts and any further layoffs of health care workers: “Ontario’s nurses are healthcare champions. New Democrats and all Ontarians owe a debt of gratitude to nurses for their concern and care, advocacy, and professionalism. ...

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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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