162017Aug

Ludothèque

Matinées de jeux libres parents-enfants Desjardins Starting  Friday, September 15 and weekly there after on Friday and Sunday mornings from from 9:30 am to noon Bibliothèque Monique-Corriveau, 1100, route de l’Église (Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge) Cost: $2/ member of Ludothèque de Sainte-Foy (toy/game leanding library) or $4 for non-members  Parents and kids are welcome to attend these fun free…

152017Aug

Access to Your Medical Records in Quebec

Your medical records document your medical history and care over time. These documents include “notes” from health care professionals who have provided treatment, prescribed or administered medicine, therapy or diagnostic tests as well as the test results, x-rays, other reports and observations. Quebec law allows you to access your medical records by making a formal…

142017Aug

Weaving Activities for Kids

Looking for new ways to keep little fingers happy – why not introduce your child to the concept of weaving? Offer a plastic laundry basket with open spaces and provide paper or fabric strips to be woven thro the spaces! Or check out these fun   ideas to help children refine their motorskils and instill a…

112017Aug

Put an End to Bullying

Let’s put an end to bullying! Children and youth who experience bullying are at a higher risk of sustained mental health problems throughout their lives, which can potentially lead to chronic illnesses or suicide. Parents, guardians, teachers and classmates all have a role to play to end the scourge of bullying. But first, it is…

112017Aug

Health Care Coverage in Quebec

Quebec’s Health Insurance Plan is a public plan that gives all Quebecers access to free health care. The plan is managed by the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (health insurance board), also known as the “RAMQ”. To learn more about this plan, please visit: http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/en/citizens/health-insurance/healthcare/Pages/medical-services.aspx Everyone who is eligible for the Quebec Health Insurance Plan has a…

12017Aug

Beware of Corded Window Coverings

Did you know that ordinary household items such as window coverings can pose a risk of strangulation and even death for your children? A child who is tangled in corded window coverings can lose consciousness within 15 seconds, and brain damage begins to occur after about four minutes without oxygen. Until you can replace corded…

12017Aug

Is Your Child on Track?

Parents frequently wonder is my child on track in reaching his/her milestones? Most of us have looked at the charts and compared our kids to the “norms”. But sometimes we still have questions about motor skills or speech development. The Wellness Centre understands  your concerns and wants to help you address them. Hopefully we’ll be…