|LTA takes many to appointments through CCAC.|
I took Princess Ducky with me one day!
I ride as a volunteer escort with clients
unable to navigate on their own.
There are many for-profits that are paid to provide care for those who need it: Lanark Transportation Association picks up clients and takes them to city hospital, or rural appointments.
Bayshore Home Health, a company with many employees nationwide, sends PSWs and nurses into the homes of those who might otherwise be Alternate Level Care (ALC) patients in hospital.
|God bless my physiotherapists!|
Onother such agency is Saint Elizabeth
Saint Elizabeth, a Canada-wide not-for-profit health care organization, celebrates Physiotherapists Week from May 14-18, 2012.
“Treating people of all ages, physiotherapists perform a variety of roles including helping clients rehabilitate after post-operative injuries and assisting those with neurological disorders,” says Nancy Lefebre, Chief Clinical Executive at Saint Elizabeth. “Saint Elizabeth physiotherapists work in homes and communities across Canada identifying the root cause of problems in order to reduce pain and increase health and wellness for clients.”
Saint Elizabeth has been a trusted name in Canadian health care for more than a century and is a leader in responding to client, family and system needs. As an award-winning not-for-profit and charitable organization, Saint Elizabeth is known for its track record of social innovation and breakthrough clinical practices. Our team of more than 6,500 nurses, rehab therapists, personal support workers and crisis intervention staff deliver nearly five million health care visits annually.