The 5th Skin Integrity & Infection Prevention conference in Kamloops brings together experts in skin, wounds, spinal cord injuries and biofilms. The burden of damage to the body’s largest organ remains a focus for the whole health ecosystem.
Here we explore the two-day conference that examines the unique challenges to Canada of the inter-cultural and rural context in maintaining the integrity of the skin. This Kamloops conference is supported by Thompson Rivers University, Rick Hansen Institute, Journal of Wound Care, University of Huddersfield and 3M.
Continue reading A local Canadian lens on the burden of wounds
Leg Clubs help to reduce social isolation while enabling leg ulcers to heal quicker. Our health is vitally important to us, but sometimes maintaining it is a struggle notes the Lindsay Leg Club Foundation (LLCF) team.
I have been fortunate enough to witness first hand the tremendous value these Leg Clubs bring to local communities. Here we explore why the LLCF service delivery model is a beacon for patient-centred care.
Continue reading Charity Spotlight – Lindsay Leg Club Foundation
Imagine if every step you took was agony or if even putting a shirt on was painful. That is the reality for children and adults living with a rare genetic condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).
DEBRA Canada is the only Canadian charity dedicated to supporting Canadian families affected by EB. You can support their 1st ride for EB on September 24 in Niagara.
Continue reading Charity Spotlight – DEBRA Canada