Getting self-assured: Hospital Elder Life Program adjusts to provide care during COVID
Malise Lynch was recently admitted to the Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) Regional Rehabilitation Centre following surgery at Hamilton Health Sciences’...
Two years after a life-threatening heart attack
Two years ago Chris had a life-threatening heart attack that resulted in a two and a half week hospital stay he doesn’t remember. To this day, he's still known by doctors and staff at Hamilton General Hospital as “the guy that beat the odds”.
Preventing delirium in the hospital
Have you ever heard of delirium? This disorder isn’t commonly understood, but it is a common concern among older adults in the hospital.
A simple gesture goes a long way
Jocelyn Kuber, a university student who aspires to go to medical school, volunteers in the Emergency Department (ED) at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. When she learned of the ED volunteer program she jumped at the chance to gain experience working with patients.
Nurse makes fidget quilts for patients
Melissa Vens is blurring the lines between her work life and personal life. In a good way. This nurse works...
Promoting sleep to improve recovery
“Get lots of rest!” When you’re sick, it’s a common phrase to hear from friends and family, along with health...
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