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Posted Friday, December 31, 2021

OT“It’s important to us to engage patients in therapies that help them work on their goals. We observe that by incorporating the holidays into their treatment plans, patients are more motivated and see their therapy as something meaningful.”
Spending time in a hospital over the holidays can be a lonely experience for many. In an effort to curb the holiday blues, many departments at Joseph Brant Hospital worked towards creating festive cheer to help lift spirits.
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Posted Tuesday, December 21, 2021

“The holiday season can be especially difficult for people experiencing illness or loss, or who can not be with loved ones due to hospitalization.”
Peter Lopinski is the Spiritual Care Coordinator at Joseph Brant Hospital. Since 2020, he has offered and coordinated spiritual support to patients and their families. We spent some time with him to learn more about his role and how he helps patients and their families through their journeys.
“It’s important...

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Posted Sunday, December 05, 2021

International Volunteer Day is December 5 and on this day we celebrate the work of all Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) volunteers. Volunteers are an integral part of JBH’s commitment to provide exemplary health care. Today we are featuring Simone, one of our volunteers from the Eating Matters program.
“The moment I arrive for my shift, I feel a connection amongst other volunteers, staff and patients throughout the hospital.”
Simone has been a volunteer...

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Posted Friday, December 03, 2021

Digital Health Week is from November 29 to December 5. This week we celebrate the work of our Digital Health Team who lead the transformation of digital health to support patient care.
“We work with one goal in mind and that is ensuring the best tools are available to staff to deliver the best possible care.”
The Digital Health Team works behind the scenes and around the clock to ensure that the flow of patient information between the Hospital Information...

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Posted Saturday, November 27, 2021

November 27 is National Physician Assistant Day which recognizes the physician assistant profession and its contributions to health care.
Today we are featuring Ohood, a Physician Assistant (PA) working in the Operating Room and Fracture Clinic at Joseph Brant Hospital.
“I have personally felt accepted and appreciated here as a member of the diverse team of healthcare professionals.”
Ohood has been with Joseph Brant Hospital as a PA since 2018. Her...

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