Caring for you while you care for others

As an increasing number of health authorities move towards providing more and more care in the comfort of the patient’s home, so does the incidence of assaults and abuse towards these health care workers who are venturing into the community alone to provide the needed care. 

According to a report presented to the House of Commons in June 2019, “health care workers working in-home care and community-care settings also face greater risks of violence because they are often working alone in these settings and lack training on how to de-escalate violence.” 

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Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace

Positive mental health is a necessary component of your physical and emotional prosperity. Considering this, our mental health has a direct impact on what we think, how we act, and how we perceive our surroundings. Furthermore, it primarily affects how we interact with others, how we deal with adversity, and how we arrive at decisions Continue Reading…

Investing in Health and Safety Helps Create a Successful Business

Businesses today are faced with increasingly rigorous health and safety regulations. That is why it’s important to recognize the value of cultivating a safe and productive workplace through comprehensive and reliable health and safety protocols.  

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Heart Attack and Stroke in the Work Place: Do you know the Warning Signs?

Recognizing the early warning signs of heart attack and stroke could save someone’s life.

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Every 7 minutes, someone in Canada dies from heart disease or stroke (Statistics Canada, 2011). If a co-worker was experiencing symptoms of a stroke or heart attack at a job site, would you be able to recognize the signs and take action?

In this post, you will learn what to look for when someone in the work place is experiencing a stroke or a heart attack.

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