Community News


03 Mar Better Quality Care at Home

The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Deb Matthews, announced Ontario's Action Plan for Health Care last month, which includes a commitment to provide seniors with "better quality care at home."   Seehttp://health.gov.on.ca/en/ms/ecfa/healthy_change/...

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02 Mar Research study on CHNs’ experiences of moral distress

As part of Phase One of a doctoral research study titled: “What guides us here?” Exploring community nurses’ experiences of moral distress, you are cordially invited to consider participation in an individual telephone interview to discuss everyday ethical issues* and experiences of moral distress**. Please see...

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29 Feb Funding support for 2012 CHNC Conference

The Professional Development Bursary was established by the Community Health Nurses Initiative Group (CHNIG) of the Registered Nurses’ Association (RNAO) in 2010 in recognition of the need to support CHNIG members in their interest and participation in the National Community Health Nurses’ Conference.  Please visit...

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28 Feb Call for Nominations for CHNIG Executive 2012-2013

Elections are held each year at the AGM as required. This year we have openings for: Communications: Secretary; Communications: Website and Newsletter; Professional Practice: Home Health; Research, Education and Professional Development Co-Lead; and Student Representative(s). Candidates for office shall be nominated in writing, and delivered to...

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28 Feb RNAO 87th AGM and CHNIG AGM

The association's 87th Annual General Meeting will be held from April 26 to 28, 2012 at the Toronto Hilton Hotel. This meeting promises to be both informative and enjoyable for all members and student associates who attend. CHNIG will be hosting its AGM on the morning of...

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23 Feb Online Course: Strategies for Behaviour Change in Chronic Illness

Offered by The Michener Institute, this three month online course is designed for health care professionals looking to enhance their patient education practice. Participants will study theory and develop skills to help patients address the challenges of chronic illness, including diabetes, and facilitate lifestyle changes. The...

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20 Feb Controversies about CCACs and Home Care

Shortened hospital lengths of stay, and a growing number of people living with chronic diseases has meant that more Ontarians than ever are receiving health care services in their homes. In 2010, the Ontario Auditor General raised concerns about the quality and value of home care...

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20 Feb Drummond Commission’s Recommendations

Ontario Public Health Association Welcomes the Drummond Commission’s Recommendation to Focus on Prevention February 16, 2012/ Toronto, ON: The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA), the voice of front-line public health professionals, endorses the Drummond Commission’s position that investments should be made in programs and activities that...

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