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CCANS Newsletter Archives

CCANS shares new initiatives, announcements, successes and opportunities for learning and sharing with its members via an e-newsletter. Follow the following links for past issues. If you have an idea for an upcoming newsletter please contact Heather Spidell, CCANS Communications and Media Relations at hspidell@gmail.com. Thanks! December 2020 Newsletter September 2020 Newsletter Celebrating Continuing Care …

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Michelle Thompson elected President of Continuing Care Association of Nova Scotia

Michelle Thompson, CEO, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home in Antigonish, was elected president of the Continuing Care Association of Nova Scotia at its Virtual Annual General Meeting on June 25, 2020. Thompson is a graduate of St. Martha’s School of Nursing and St Francis Xavier University Distance Nursing Program. She holds a BSc in Nursing and …

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From Pandemic to Pandemic 1920-2020 Celebrating Emily Olive Bain’s 100th Birthday

April 23, 2020 Born just as the second wave of the Spanish Flu ravaged Nova Scotia, Emily seemed destined to show the world that tragedy is not permanent and how one fills the time between tragedies defines the life of an individual. A life-long learner, Emily saw education as the great liberator and books as …

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The quiet heroes in Nova Scotia’s Continuing Care Sector

As headlines about Canada’s long-term care sector rip through cyberspace, there are women and men in Nova Scotia’s nursing homes and community-based residential care facilities who are quietly caring for our loved ones in these uncertain times. Their dedication to their residents and families is largely unsung in the best of times. It’s time for …

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