Health

NCU Delegates Group helps launch the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Spring Ahead to Better Health Care”

Mar 28, 2018 @ 09:21   The Northern Credit Union Delegates Group helped to launch the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Spring Ahead to Better Health Care” campaign with a donation of $350.00.  To date the Northern Credit Union Delegates Group has donated a total of $7,207.00.   The Spring Campaign flyers have been distributed through the post office. All donations ...

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APH’s Get Active Algoma with GooseChase – Begins today!

Mar 19, 2018 @ 10:00 This year, Algoma Public Health turns 50. To celebrate this milestone, we have partnered with Healthy Kids Community Challenge Sault Ste. Marie to bring you ‘Get Active Algoma’. ‘Get Active Algoma’ is all about people getting together, spending a good time with family/friends and going out in the community away from screen time. Screen time is ...

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Four New Long-Term Care Beds in Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 15, 2018 @ 11:20 The anouncement was made this morning, Ontario is opening four new long-term care beds in Sault Ste. Marie to help seniors access the care they need, closer to home. Ontario has committed to creating 5,000 long-term care beds over the next four years and 30,000 over the next ten years. The new beds at Mauno Kaihla ...

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To my Wawa Patients:

To my Wawa Patients:   I wish to inform you that I will be closing my practice effective May 1, 2018.  My husband and I will be moving to Southern Ontario to be closer to our families.   At this time, the Wawa Family Health Team is actively recruiting for a physician to replace me.  Please be reassured that you ...

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WFHT Present LDHC Foundation Chair with $1730 from 2018 Women’s Gala

 Feb 9, 2018 @ 08:24 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is pleased to announce that net proceeds from the 2018 Women’s Gala “Wiggle & Jiggle” held on January 26, 2018, was generously donated to the Foundation. The healthy donation of $1,730.00 will go towards the current campaign of raising funds for the purchase of two IV pumps ($13,000) and ...

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Algoma Public Health celebrates 50 years of service this year

Jan 25, 2018 @ 10:38 In November of 1968, Algoma Health Unit (now Algoma Public Health) was established as an official public health agency in Ontario. First providing service in Sault Ste. Marie and immediate area, it grew with the addition of townships north and east, Elliot Lake joined in 1978. Today Algoma Public Health main office in Sault Ste. ...

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Northern Ontario mental health crisis showcased at Sudbury committee hearing

Jan 16, 2018 @ 14:02 This morning, at a pre-budget committee hearing in Sudbury, Ontario’s growing mental health crisis was highlighted by a couple of presenters who urged the government to take immediate action. The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs heard from the Sudbury/Manitoulin branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, and the Child and Family Centre. Both ...

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Generous Donations to the LDHC Wish Upon A Star Campaign!

Jan 12, 2018 @ 11:51 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all donors who contributed to the Foundation’s “Wish Upon A Star” campaign. Over $8,600 was donated through this holiday campaign. Generous hearts do prevail in the communities that the Lady Dunn Health Centre serves. Net proceeds will support the purchase of ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre – Proud to be accredited!

Dec 15, 2017 @ 16:08 The Lady Dunn Health Centre is proud to announce that it has achieved “Accreditation with Commendation” from Accreditation Canada.   Accredited with Commendation is “for organizations that go beyond the requirements of Accreditation Canada and are commended for their commitment to quality improvement.”  The decision follows a recent on site assessment completed in early November 2017 as ...

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November is Falls Prevention Month

Nov 30, 2017 @ 09:42 November is Falls Prevention Month which means that individuals and organizations across Canada are encouraged to work together to coordinate falls prevention efforts. Approximately one in three older adults over the age of 65 will fall at least once each year. Despite the majority of falls being predictable and preventable, falls are the leading cause ...

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École Publique L’Escalade Launches “Wish Upon a Star” Campaign

Nov 27, 2017 @ 10:11 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is preparing for this holiday season’s annual “Wish Upon a Star” Campaign.  For every gift made to the 2017 Wish Campaign, a star will be displayed on the Foundation Wish Tree in the hospital lobby. Stars can be personalized with a special message at the admitting desk.  Watch for ...

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