A Matter of Perspective

This post is my response to Day 9 of The Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge hosted by WeGo Health.  Today’s prompt: Patients, what advice or tips do you have for caregivers out there - professional or otherwise! Being a caregiver is no easy task.  With the deinstitutionalization of health care it has meant that more caring … Continue reading A Matter of Perspective

SickKids Teddy Bear Clinic: helping improve children’s hospital experience

Acie my stuffed sheepdog with hospital bracelet on it's ear

The other day as I was scrolling through my Twitter feed when I came across a very touching story that not only resounds with me personally, but also demonstrates patient and family centred care in action. The story was a CityNews segment from March 13th 2012 about a Teddy Bear Clinic taking place at Sick … Continue reading SickKids Teddy Bear Clinic: helping improve children’s hospital experience