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  • Diabetes Education

    Homecare experts provide diabetes education Signs of hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) Cold, clammy or sweaty skin Pallor Difficulty concentrating Shakiness, lack of coordination (e.g. deterioration in writing or printing skills) Irritability, hostility and poor behaviour A staggering gait Fatigue ...
  • Palliative Care - Raising Awareness Key to Improving Access

    Raising awareness about palliative care CBC News in Depth: Health Care - Dec. 7, 2007. If you're a Canadian suffering from a terminal illness, there's a good chance haven't considered palliative care — even if you're aware the services exist and have access to them. The primary goal of palliative ...
  • Family Support

    Our R.N. case manager arranged follow-up meetings with the necessary specialists and organized the PSW's for homecare, as required. Her nurse remained on-call through all her difficult nights, making sure she was available, anytime she was needed. At the patient's request, our nurse manager ...
  • Recognizing a Stroke

    A caregiver advises on how to recognize a stroke As professional caregivers , we understand that symptoms of a stroke are sometimes difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. The stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the ...
  • Fruit Myths NEW

    Senior care nutrition advice: myths about fruits Now that our senior care experts have busted a basketful of vegetable myths, this final entry, as part of our series on nutrition for seniors, will address some common myths about fruits. Drinking juice is just as good as eating fruit. Juice lacks ...
  • What is Occupational Therapy?

    Healthcare and occupational therapy Occupational therapy is a client-centered health profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to assist people to overcome various limitations in order to live more independent lives. ...