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Get Involved: Consider Joining the JHSB’s Users’ Committee

  The Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s Users’ Committee is looking for new members from the English-speaking  community.      This important committee promote users’ rights and helps to ensure a high standard of care throughout the establishment and a good quality of life for residents. They  meet once a …

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Protect Yourself against Flame Jetting

Serious fire and burn risks associated with certain containers of pourable alcohol-based fuels and certain firepots that use pourable fuels Health Canada warns consumers of the serious fire and burn risks associated with flame jetting occurrences that may result from the use of certain containers of pourable alcohol-based fuels and …

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Flu shot Clinics at Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s

Once again this year, Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s will offer free flu vaccination for members of the English-speaking community who meet certain eligibility criteria (see below).  No registration is required; this service is offered on a walk-in basis. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., November 5 at the St-Gabriel de …

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Teleconference: Organ & Tissue Donation in Quebec

The Community Health Education Program returns this fall with another informative  teleconference at the Wellness Centre.   We will be learning together about  Organ & Tissue Donation in Quebec at this session. This free event  will be held in Room 1123 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale pavilion ( …

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Caring Ahead: Survey on family caregiving and preparing for end-of-life in dementia

Feeling supported and as prepared as possible for the end-of-life of a family member with dementia helps family caregivers cope and adjust during bereavement.  If you are caring for a family member or friend with dementia who lives in a nursing home, you are invited to complete the Caring Ahead …

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What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss – Community Outreach Session

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 10 AM Location: Room 1135 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale pavilion (1270 ch. Ste-Foy)         Nearly one in four adult Canadians report some hearing loss. In older adults, hearing loss often happens gradually over time. This loss can …

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Survey on Urinary Incontinence for 65+

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a prominent, often overlooked, condition among older adults. If you are age 65+ and experiencing UI, we would like to invite you to complete the following survey: https://is.gd/continencestudy This will help Dr. Adrian Wagg and his research team at the University of Alberta to develop a …

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Many risk factors of heart disease are under your control

  Did you know that heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in Canada?             Heart disease refers to the buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that could lead to a heart attack, heart failure, or death. Physical effects of heart diseases and …

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Better Bowel Health: An Update

Community Health Education Program (CHEP) Tele-conference Topic: Better Bowel Health–An Update Guest Speaker: Myra Siminovitch, Physiotherapist Date/Time: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10 am -12 pm Location: Board Room 1123 Jeffery Hale Pavilion (1270 ch. Ste-Foy) Almost everyone experiences it occasionally. Some have recurrent bouts. The Quebec Gastrointestinal Society estimate that …

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Mental Health Week 2019

Welcome to the homepage for Mental Health Week 2019, brought to you by the community Wellness Centre and the Mental Health Team at Jeffery Hale Community Services.  This year’s theme, set by the Quebec City branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, is “Exploring means seeing things differently!” Download Mental …

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