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A new cooking class is promoting nutrition in PEI’s Indigenous community by helping participants combine traditional dishes with modern methods. Melody Hyde, dietitian and health promotion coordinator for the Abegweit First Nation , delivered a program called Slow Cooked Dreams at the Abegweit...
Thirteen Prince Edward Island community groups have received provincial government funding this year for projects that promote wellness and healthy living. The annual Wellness Grant program provides $50,000 to support community-led wellness initiatives that address pillars of government’s Wellness...
A poster describing the steps to use hand sanitizer for infection prevention and control.
This reference document is intended to provide information and guidance to facilities that are experiencing an increased number of gastrointestinal (GI) infections where the infectious agent may or may not have been identified. Certain precautions taken by staff at a facility experiencing an...
For years organizations like Inclusions East in Montague, Community Inclusions in O'Leary and Tremploy in Charlottetown have been helping Island residents with intellectual challenges find rewarding work in their community. Now, a new video series will show just how valuable their work is to...
Sports can be an avenue to friendship and learning for young people, but not everyone has equal access to these opportunities. A new free program, Girls at Bat, is offering the learning experience to Charlottetown area youth by exposing them to baseball. It’s a collaboration between the Women’s...
Many people who smoke are looking for a way to quit. A new program from the Canadian Cancer Society aims to help people replace their bad habit with some healthy habits. The Cooking to Quit program, launching February 2019 in Stratford and Summerside, provides smokers with training in cooking and...
Supporting Island families, The new Stewart Memorial Home in Tyne Valley offers long-term and respite care and improved services for Prince County seniors. The new facility has 22 long-term care beds and two respite care beds, grouped in two households, each containing 12 private rooms with...
The PEI Nursing Recruitment Incentive Program for Graduate Registered Nurses is an initiative to provide meaningful employment opportunities for recent graduates and to fill vacant Registered Nurse positions of Health PEI. , Eligibility, Who is eligible for PEI Nursing Recruitment Incentive Program...
This is the form to be completed by those providing a reference to the Nursing Incentive Program.