In the Community

19
Jul

How to Improve Communication Skills in Healthcare Environments

Modern-day healthcare environments – hospitals, long-term care homes, and otherwise – are highly complex systems with many moving pieces. Hardworking and dedicated employees each play a pivotal role in keeping everything working just as it should. Without proper communications efficiency, however, such operations are limited in what they can do – not to mention how effectively tasks are carried out.

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12
Nov

Waterloo Region Home Health Care Winners: Readers Choice Awards 2020

Our team at Qualicare Waterloo would like to give praise to our fellow industry leaders, Promyse Home Care and Busy Bee Homemakers, for being named the official winners of the Waterloo Region Record Readers’ Choice Awards 2020 in the “Best Home Health Care” category. Receiving the Diamond Award is Promyse Home Care, who has been providing a range of home

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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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8
Feb

Beat the Winter Blues at Hamilton Kids-Fest!

Are you looking to escape the drab winter blues and give the family a fun new experience? Hamilton Kids-Fest is coming to town! With all sorts of great events planned, exciting door prizes, and chances to make memories, it’s shaping up to be one of the most entertaining goings-on for your little ones (and the young-at-heart) this time of year.

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12
Dec

Flu Season is Tough on All of Us — Here’s What to Know

Flu season is officially in full swing, and there’s no doubt that many of us will feel under the weather on occasion this winter. Our team isn’t immune to the flu either, and we have employees needing to rest, recover, and ensure they don’t infect others just like those we care for. Many residents are in need of dependable service,

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23
Oct

Waterloo Startup AEXOS’ Halo: Preventing Sports Concussions and Making Contact Sports Safer

Do you have a loved one who enjoys contact sports, or are you passionate about them yourself? If so, you know how important it is to stay safe when playing. Sports concussions are a very real issue, and there are many products out there that try to provide protection and comfort without sacrificing the thrill of the game, but few

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7
Sep

It’s Time for the Great Canadian Butter Tart Festival!

Do you have a passion for pastries? We sure do, which is why we’re excited about the 2018 Great Canadian Butter Tart Festival! For succulent sweets, trademark Canadian friendliness and all sorts of fun this fall, you can’t go wrong with stopping by for a treat — or three — and taking part in the festivities. This year’s festival is

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23
Jul

Hamilton Seniors Facing Debt: What to Know, and What to do

Living as a senior with debt is not an easy thing to go through. It involves care, diligence, and much caution to remain as financially secure as possible. Wellness means more than simply being healthy, after all, we need to feel comfortable and safe in every sense to attain it. Living in old age with debt can be dangerous in

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9
Jul

Woodstock Hospital Recognized for its Efficiency

Hospitals in Western Ontario continue to give back to local communities, and Woodstock Hospital is the latest to have news of their efforts shared. Recently, the facility was recognized by the Province of Ontario for significantly reducing patient offload times. There are many benefits associated with this (for patients and staff), helping to deliver the level of care needed to

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