Day: August 7, 2013

Free Workshop – Preventing Heat-Related Illness in Seniors

On August 15th, 2013, the SFU Gerontology Research Centre and Health Canada are jointly hosting a free workshop on “Preventing Heat-Related Illness in Seniors”. There will be a section in the workshop dealing specifically with residential care homes and ways their staff can prevent heat-related illness. Participants can attend in person, by phone or via WEBEX. Below is the […]

Special Profile: Licensed Practical Nurse Sandie Ravenhill

Sandie Ravenhill took her nurses training in Whitehorse, Yukon in 1972. At that time she was classified as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Her time in northern nursing took her to facilities in Whitehorse, Watson Lake, and Fort Nelson. When she left the Yukon she went to work for We Care in Nanaimo. This was her […]