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New Resources--Video Series on Preventing Falls & Fractures in Long Term Care, Osteoporosis Canada, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy and GERAS Centre for Aging Research

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Osteoporosis Canada, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy and GERAS Centre for Aging Research are excited to announce the launch of  four series of videos, aimed at educating health care professionals to prevent falls and fractures for long term care (LTC) residents.  

The 4-part series help health care professionals keep in keeping LTC residents safe from falls and fractures. The series focuses on personal support workers, physiotherapists & physiotherapist assistants, group exercise trainers (e.g., fitness instructors, kinesiologists) and restorative care staff.

New Resource—Youth Friendly Community Good Practices Webinar Recording, Play Works

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Through a grant received from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Play Works has hosted the first in a series of four webinars on Good Practices in Youth Friendly Communities.

In this first webinar, hear from Mayor Don McGuggan Clerk/Treasurer Janet Denkers from the Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston,  Stephanie Delaronde from the County of Brant, and Kim Rolson from the City of Brantford about programs and services they offer for teens in their communities.

New Report--Ontario Data Injury Report 2018, Parachute and the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre

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Parachute and the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre are pleased to announce the release of the new Ontario Injury Data Report 2018 (OIDR 2018). An update from the 2012 edition, the new OIDR 2018 presents the latest available counts and rates of injury related emergency room (ER) visits, hospital visits and deaths by cause of injury in Ontario from a province-wide perspective.
 
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Call for Nominations--2018 Canadian Women's Heart Health Advocacy Award, Canadian Women's Heart Health Centre

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Deadline February 28, 2018

[Ed: deadline updated February 23]

Do you know someone who is a passionate advocate for women and heart disease?

The 2018 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Advocacy Award recognizes the contributions of an individual or group working to improve the heart health of women in Canada through advocacy, awareness, and support. The award recognizes the outstanding commitment in mobilizing women and health professionals to take heart health seriously and act to reduce women’s risk of heart disease.  

New Resource--Here Comes Baby video series: Jaundice in the newborn, Ottawa Public Health and the Monarch Centre

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Ottawa Public Health and the Monarch Centre are happy to announce the release of the second video from the Here Comes Baby video series: Jaundice in the newborn.

Check out the Here Comes Baby: Jaundice in the newborn video, part of aseries of videos for new and soon-to-be parents: https://youtu.be/wOzeZNBKdAo. 

Please share the videos within your networks and with your clients.

For more information, visit http://ParentinginOttawa.ca/HereComesBaby.

 

New Resources--Tools to Assess and Address Psychological Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

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The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), in partnership with the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace, is helping workplaces in Canada take action on psychological health and safety with the newly redesigned online toolkit, Guarding Minds at Work.

New Resource--Recording and Training Materials from Supporting the Human Rights of Migrant Sex Workers: Legal Training for Service Providers Webinar

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We are thrilled that more than 310 people registered for our webinar or signed up on the waiting list. More than 140 services providers (including the legal, social work, sex work and health sectors) from Ontario, other cities in Canada and other parts of the world (e.g. US, UK, Australia and New Zealand) participated in the Webinar training.

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