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Murray MacPherson knew he and his mother couldn’t care for his father by themselves. Diagnosed with dementia, 82-year-old Scott MacPherson had been in the hospital for 41 days with a bladder infection and related issues. It was only because of Health PEI’s home-care initiatives including the COACH...
The Prince County Hospital (PCH) is maintaining visitor restrictions through the weekend as patients and staff continue to experience symptoms of gastro-intestinal illness. While some patients and staff have recovered from gastro-intestinal illness, several continue to experience symptoms of...
Information for patients about the Provincial Rehabilitation Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown, PEI.
What is diabetes?, Diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to produce insulin or properly use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Diabetes leads to high blood glucose levels, which can damage other parts of your...
Information sheet about type 2 diabetes from Diabetes Canada .
Information sheet about staying healthy with diabetes from Diabetes Canada .
This handbook provides helpful information about Beach Grove Home and is for residents and their “advocates” (eg. family, friends, supporters).
If you are pregnant and are worried about anxiety or depression, a Public Health Nurse can assist you with completing this, Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) screening tool, for perinatal/postnatal depression and anxiety. Your Public Health Nurse can also provide you with information...
An innovative provincial government program intended to help seniors with complex health needs stay in their own homes longer has earned a national award. The Caring for Older Adults at Home or in Community (COACH) Program was recognized with the Canadian Frailty Network’s Conference Choice Frailty...
Even though it was just before her own birthday, Ashley Brown was the one who was giving gifts. While living in Alberta in 2016, Brown gave an 18-month-old girl a quarter of her liver and a second chance at life. A tattoo on her right arm identifies her as a “living donor.” “If you asked me to...