What do puzzles, therapeutic pets, and card games have in common?
Scarborough Health Network’s (SHN) Annette Harris, for one!
As a Behavioural Support Ontario (BSO) Acute Care Registered Nurse, these are just some of the tools and activities Annette counts on to address responsive behaviours in patients with dementia or neurocognitive conditions.
As Scarborough Health Network (SHN) continues to invest in the specific health needs of our community, patients and families can now access their health care appointments from wherever is most convenient through VirtualVisits, thanks to an expanded partnership with the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN).
SHN’s Cardio-Oncology clinic kicked off this service expansion on June 21,
Photograph by Sam Santos for George Pimentel Photography / Courtesy of Shaftesbury
Dr. Chang presented on research that is testing the impact of an original virtual reality game on reducing anxiety in children who are undergoing day surgery for the first time, at a press conference in June. This work is in association with Shaftesbury,
It has been a year since we first defined ourselves as Scarborough Health Network and launched the building blocks for our very first Strategic Plan at our 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM)!
Since that time, we have marked so many exciting achievements as we steadily move toward our bold, new course to be Canada’s leading community teaching health network — transforming your health experience.
For nearly 30 years, Dr. Timothy Sproule has travelled the developing world to help those in need of specialized plastic surgery, donate equipment, and train other physicians.
However, on February 14, Dr. Sproule’s outstanding volunteer work and spirit of philanthropy earned him an extraordinary trip to Quebec City to receive the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers from Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette.
March is Kidney Month, and SHN’s Home Dialysis Peer Support Group invites all kidney patients to attend the 2019 Kidney and Dialysis Patient Symposium. Join us to hear patient stories and join in the panel discussion.
Kidney and Dialysis Patient Symposium Thursday, March 21 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Scarborough Health Network – General hospital 3050 Lawrence Ave.