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Children’s screening tool exported to other countries

Children’s screening tool exported to other countries

The president of the NDDS board, Marg Peterson, with Fran Couchie, Nipissing District Developmental Screen board vice president. “This checklist constantly amazes us. We thought it was just for North… Read more »

A model project for seniors housing

A model project for seniors housing

Thanks to partnerships involving the public sector, a not-for-profit service agency and a private developer, a former convent and school has been transformed into a 48-unit assisted living community. For… Read more »

Study targets francophone women  with gynecological cancer

Study targets francophone women with gynecological cancer

Sylvie Rivard, a Ph.D student in the School of Rural and Northern Health at Laurentian University, is studying the effects of gynecological cancer on francophone women’s personal and sexual experiences.Through… Read more »

Fall prevention program launched in northeast

Fall prevention program launched in northeast

North-East Geriatrics Specialized Services physiotherapist Shaen Gingrich, left, leads Terry Gaffney and Bernadette Sammon through some exercises on the parallel bars during a session of the Frail to Fit Fall… Read more »

Meno Ya Win launches Healthy Babies Program

Meno Ya Win launches Healthy Babies Program

Leanne Tyler (left), clinical co-ordinator, will be taking over the implementation of the Healthy Babies program from project lead Barb Linkewich (right), vice-president of health services. Sioux Lookout’s Meno Ya… Read more »

Study finds urgent need for supportive housing

Study finds urgent need for supportive housing

A North East LHIN study on housing needs for seniors points to an urgent requirement for alternatives to long-term care homes. The Seniors Residential Housing Options Report conducted by SHS… Read more »

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