CHEO seeks volunteers to join its Board of Directors
Posted on Wednesday, June 03, 2020 10:48 AM
CHEO, the leading provider of specialized pediatric health services in the region, is currently recruiting volunteers to join its Board of Directors. CHEO’s Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of the organization - its members set the organization’s strategic priorities and ensure they’re met; they provide ongoing oversight of the quality of care provided; and ensure financial resources are managed appropriately.Vacancy - Board of Directors:
CHEO is seeking to fill two vacancies...
Kids Come First extends its wrap-around support for at-risk children and youth
Posted on Tuesday, June 02, 2020 05:00 AM
Ottawa — With safety top of mind, the Kids Come First Health Team has come together for some of the region’s most vulnerable children and youth — those who are, or at risk of, experiencing maltreatment, such as abuse or neglect — during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Home may not always be a safe place, but it is the only place young people have been allowed to be for weeks.
Add in school closures, and financial and emotional stresses on families, organizations working with...
When will CHEO resume elective surgeries and in-person clinical services?
Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 04:42 PM
On May 14, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that hospitals can begin offering scheduled surgeries and procedures, and non-urgent in-person clinical services when they meet the province’s criteria to do so safely.
We are very glad to hear this news.
All areas across CHEO are, and have been, hard at work putting the safety plans in place that will allow us to meet the province’s requirements for resuming some of our services. What Doug Ford’s...
Regional hospitals support long-term care homes
Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 02:33 PM
This message is on behalf of hospitals in the Champlain region.
Champlain Region, May 15, 2020 – Health-care teams in the Champlain region have successfully tested residents in all 60 local long-term care homes ahead of the provincial government’s May 15 deadline.
Over the last three weeks more than 7,000 residents and 8,000 staff have been tested by teams comprised of hospital staff, public health, and paramedics.
Long-term care homes are the frontline of Ontario’s fight against COVID-19, and...
Kids Come First helps vulnerable families during COVID-19 where they need it most – at home
Posted on Tuesday, May 05, 2020 10:05 AM
Ottawa, May 5, 2020 — Six partners of the Kids Come First Health Team are taking quick action to keep kids safe and provide home care to families who need it most. These are temporary but necessary emergency measures required in response to COVID-19.
CHEO and Roger Neilson House are trialing home-based respite services for the first time, including palliative care nursing services and care assessments, as well as in-home companionship to families with children who have medically complex needs. Some...