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World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Month

September 2020 will mark the 9th World Alzheimer’s Month. Every September is used to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. Dementia is a term used to describe different brain disorders that affect memory, thinking, behaviour and...
Acne Awareness

Acne Awareness

Its back-to-school season and with the added stress of this pandemic, be sure that a lot of our students, teens, and adults will be experiencing acne breakouts. Acne affects 90% of teens and up to 1 in 5 women according to the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada. The...
Terry Fox Run

Terry Fox Run

This year has been difficult in many ways and for some organizations, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on some new barriers. The Terry Fox Run is celebrating its 40 years Marathon of Hope. This year’s run will be done virtually. The organization is still looking to...
Rehabilitation Day

Rehabilitation Day

Today is officially #RehabilitationDay in the City of Toronto! The city has decided to recognize the amazing and life-changing results that rehabilitation has on so many people. Rehabilitation professionals have improved the lives of countless people with...
Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

As summer quickly comes to an end, so too do the long days and fun-filled weekends. Our days will soon become shorter and may involve the looming cloud of the second wave of COVID-19 casting over us. It’s hard not to feel blue. Although this upcoming school year is...
September Awareness

September Awareness

With school just around the corner and students preparing for a new normal of what school will look like for the next few months, it seems as though everyone is on edge. These last few months have been strange and uncomfortable for all of us and we would predict that...
What I Did For My Client Today #7 – Helping a Senior

What I Did For My Client Today #7 – Helping a Senior

Written by Cindy Huang, OT   We helped our client to remain physically active, while isolated in a retirement home! Our elderly client was involved in a severe accident that left her physically disabled. She has recently been discharged from the hospital to a...
What I Did For My Client Today #6 – Helping a student

What I Did For My Client Today #6 – Helping a student

Written by Lori MacFayden, OT   We are helping our clients continue with their studies and eliminating delays in their school work. In January 2020, my client returned to school on disability student status and was taking 3 courses, instead of the full-time...
WHAT I DID TODAY FOR MY CLIENT #4 – Virtual Physiotherapy

WHAT I DID TODAY FOR MY CLIENT #4 – Virtual Physiotherapy

The Role of Virtual Physiotherapy During the COVID-19 Pandemic By Farhana Jaffer, Physiotherapist   Self-quarantine and social isolation presented some real challenges on how I could help my existing clients who needed therepy. It also posed assessment challenges...