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Posted Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Speech language pathologists May is Speech and Hearing Month and we celebrate the important work that Speech Language Pathologists do with our patients, to help evaluate, diagnose, and treat a broad range of challenges primarily relating to swallowing and communication. 
We spoke with Jean, a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) at Joseph Brant Hospital about the hospital’s inpatient and outpatient program. Read more below.
The SLP department covers all adult inpatient units including ICU,...

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Posted Thursday, May 05, 2022

Elizabeth PTA Physiotherapy Assistant Day celebrates the work of our physiotherapy assistants and all the work they do in enhancing physiotherapy care for our patients.
Today we are introducing Elizabeth, a Physiotherapy Assistant who has a personal reason for pursuing this career. Read her story below.
It was her experience watching her grandmothers receive different therapies after both suffering strokes that inspired Elizabeth to become a Physiotherapist Assistant (PTA).
“It...

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Posted Thursday, May 05, 2022

After closely monitoring the current COVID-19 situation in Halton Region, Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is making further updates to the guidelines for Essential Care Partners and Visitors.
Effective Thursday May 5, 2022, ECPs and visitors will not be declined entry to hospital based on their vaccination status. In addition, children 18 years and under may now visit loved ones in hospital under adult supervision, while wearing a face mask, if two years or older and passing...

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Posted Thursday, May 05, 2022

Gordana Physiotherapy Assistant Day celebrates the work of our physiotherapy assistants and all the work they do in enhancing physiotherapy care for our patients.
Today we are introducing Gordana, a Physiotherapy Assistant who has a personal reason for pursuing this career. Read her story below.
Seeing the positive impact and personal touch that healthcare workers had on her sister who, due to illness, spent a lot of time in a hospital growing up, is what inspired Gordana...

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Posted Friday, April 29, 2022

Nate Charach Headshot On Doctors’ Day, we reflect on the hard work and sacrifices of our JBH physicians and, most importantly, express our most sincere appreciation for the care they provide in normal and in extraordinary times.
Today we are featuring Dr. Charach, a psychiatrist at Joseph Brant Hospital with a passion for eco-initiatives and understanding how climate change can affect our mental health.
“We have the technology necessary to solve the crisis, but people struggle...

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