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28
May

Why Multigenerational Homes are More Adaptable

In these challenging times, it’s good to be able to count on the love and support of family members. However, living in a home shared with multiple generations of loved ones takes this to the next level. While it’s true that we can drive each other crazy by living under one roof, it’s not always the case. Today, let’s explore

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21
May

How to Safety-Proof Your Home for Dementia Caregiving

Maintaining relationships can be tiring, strenuous, and fraught with challenges, but providing caregiving services for a loved one suffering from dementia can complicate matters further. This is especially true if the home environment in which they’ll be tended to isn’t quite up to snuff. There are a number of safety risks that need to be addressed prior to implementing a

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6
Apr

April 7, 2020 – NATIONAL CAREGIVER DAY

It’s no secret that all home and community care providers across the country are currently facing major challenges due to the impact of COVID-19. With a greater surcharge in demand than ever before, caregivers are putting in their maximum effort in providing for the most vulnerable and at-risk individuals in our communities. To show our Canadian caregivers that they are

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3
Apr

What You Need to Know About Ontario’s “‘Till Death Do Us Part” Act

Sometimes, there’s just no more than can be done to help a patient recover, and all that can be done is to keep them comfortable. It’s a fact of life that we face and cope with as best as possible on a daily basis. However, the most painful thing for us to see is when couples are separated in those

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30
Mar

Nurses Needed Now: Join Us in the Fight Against COVID-19!

Healthcare professionals in Canada are already doing everything possible to address spiking demand for effective, dependable caregiving services. Now, with Canada in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re not the first to admit that our resources are spread thin. At Qualicare Waterloo, our focus is always on ensuring patient comfort, safety and wellness, all while helping as many folks

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13
Mar

Enjoy a Rewarding Career, the Qualicare Way

Do you live in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, or Hamilton area and long for a rewarding, engaging career in healthcare? If you have the expertise and dedication to compassionate care, we at Qualicare Waterloo want to hear from you. We’re in the business of helping local communities thrive through in-home care and hospital staffing services that rise to meet the

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6
Mar

Be a Donor: Help Us Reach 233,000 Registrations by March 31st!

Did you know that nearly 2,000 people in Ontario are stuck having to wait for life-saving organ transplants? It just doesn’t make sense since most of us agree that organ donation is a very good thing. This wait hurts patients, their families, and even our economy in the long run. Fortunately, we can all lend a helping hand. The Trillium

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21
Feb

Simple Ways to Make an Impact on Climate Change

Fighting climate change might seem like a daunting task, but that’s not the case if we band together! While we at Qualicare Waterloo are always working hard to implement energy-efficient solutions while maintaining our established level of care, we know that there’s always more that can be done to help make a difference. With that said, here are some simple

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14
Feb

Canadian Heart & Stroke Month: Equitable Research

Did you know that the hearts of women are actually different than those of men? The fact of the matter is, females tend to develop heart problems such as blocked arteries and failures due to these differences, which can be compounded by unhealthy diets, a lack of exercise, and other detractors of heart health that also affect men. Since February

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24
Jan

The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Did you know that 2020 has been designated the Year of the Nurse and Midwife by the executive board of the World Health Organization (WHO)? This distinction has a lot of meaning behind it; these workers are some of the most dedicated and depended-on individuals in the field of healthcare. They help patients get the very most out of their

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