Celebrating our nurses!

Celebrating our nurses!

Posted on: May 10 2019 / Category: Spectrum News, Nursing

We at Spectrum Health Care are proud to celebrate the achievements of our amazing team of nurses.

During Nursing Week and throughout the year, we extend our deepest appreciation to our nurses for providing exceptional quality of care to our clients/patients. This year we had a luncheon where our CEO, Lori Lord, and other members of our senior management team were able to show their appreciation to our nurses on a job well done.

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Diabetes and proper foot care

Diabetes and proper foot care

Posted on: March 08 2019 / Category: General, News, Caregiving

Having healthy feet is vital to our health and well-being. In particular, people with diabetes are more likely to experience foot problems that could potentially lead to serious health complications. Here are some basic information that you need to know about diabetes and your feet:

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Caregivers need care too

Caregivers need care too

Posted on: February 26 2019 / Category: Caregiving

In Canada, over 8 million people provide care to a chronically ill or disabled loved one. Being a caregiver to your spouse, parent, sibling, relative, neighbour or friend is rewarding but can also be very challenging. The daily duties of looking after your loved one's needs may often lead to stress, anxiety and burnout. Burnout, which is a state of mental, emotional and physical exhaustion, is often caused by prolonged caregiving duties and responsibilities. Here are some helpful caregiving tips to keep in mind:

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Show your heart some love

Show your heart some love

Posted on: February 19 2019 / Category: General, News

Your heart beats approximately 100,000 times per day and is arguably the hardest working muscle in your body. This Heart Month, we look at 5 ways you can make healthy lifestyle choices. Here are tips on how you can show your heart some love:

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Today is World Cancer Day

Posted on: February 04 2019 / Category: General, News

Cancer, a disease that occurs when changes in a group of normal cells lead to uncontrolled, abnormal growth, is the second-leading cause of death in the world. Globally, the number one killer is cardiovascular disease.

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