Cheam Village Produces Dramatic Results: Need for Anti-Psychotics Declines

In the last six months at Cheam Village in Agassiz, BC, the home has maintained a usage rate of below five per cent of residents on anti-psychotic medication. There has also only been one incident where a resident has been assessed for the medication, although Cheam Village director and Ann Marie Leijen said it […]

Poll: Canada’s Health System Won’t Cope With Aging Population

A new Ipsos-Reid poll reveals a majority of Canadians don’t think our health care system will be able to cope with the needs of our aging society. The release of the poll was conducted in advance of the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association being held in Calgary. The National Post ran the following […]