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Moving to a Residential Care Facility (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Residential care services are for adults who can no longer live safely or independently at home because of their complex health care needs. This booklet provides information on what one can expect living in this type of facility, and how to get oneself settled in this new environment. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
253376
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Welcome to ACE - Acute Care for Elders Unit (Eagle Ridge Hospital, Peace Arch Hospital, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Patients of the ACE Unit are usually 70 years or older, have suddenly become acutely ill, have a number of medical problems at one time, and may be at risk of losing the ability to remain independent. The goal of ACE is to maintain and improve your ability to interact with others, and to live at home as independently as possible. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255851
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When Returning Home Is No Longer An Option (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

FOR USE IN HOME HEALTH AND PRIMARY CARE ONLY. Going From Hospital to a Long-Term Care Home. This booklet outlines the services available in long term care facilities and how placement decisions are based. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255699
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Living Well with Chronic Obstructed Pulmonary Disease - Summary Guide [English] Permalink Public

Anatomy and Physiology of COPD, Smoking and Lung Function, Factors that Can Make Symptoms Worse, Medications, Inhalation Techniques, Breathing Techniques, Positions to Reduce SOB, Coughing Techniques, Energy Conservation Principles, Stress Management, Relaxation Techniques, Healthy Lifestyle, Your Plan of Action. (English)

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Catalogue Number:
255761
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The Best Medicine Could Be Less Medicine (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

The medicines you take should make you feel better, not worse. This brochure explains why we review the medicines you are taking and what you can do to help us make sure you only taking the medicines you need. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264228
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Healthy Eating for Seniors [English] Permalink Public

This handbook addresses food safety,includes information about supplements, how to eat with a chronic disease, offers you simple ways to eat with less fat and salt,to keep a healthy body weight, to shop for healthy food on a budget, and to read labels, tips and recipes from other seniors. TO ORDER COPIES go to: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/family-social-supports/seniors/health-safety/active-aging/healthy-eating/healthy-eating-for-seniors-handbook (English)

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English, Punjabi, French, Chinese - Traditional

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Get a Good Night's Sleep (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Sleeping strategies, activity chart and sleep diary. (English) Colour

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English (256409), Chinese - Traditional (264937), Chinese - Simplified (264938), Punjabi (264939)

Catalogue Number:
256409
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet gives general information on preparing for surgery and hospital stay with the focus on the best recovery possible. Find information on how to prepare yourself in the months, weeks, and days before your surgery as well as very specific information on how to get ready the night before and morning of surgery. We also describe generally what to expect before and after surgery. Use this booklet along with the information we give you on about your specific surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264970
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet gives general information on preparing for surgery and hospital stay with the focus on the best recovery possible. Find information on how to prepare yourself in the months, weeks, and days before your surgery as well as very specific information on how to get ready the night before and morning of surgery. We also describe generally what to expect before and after surgery. Use this booklet along with the information we give you on about your specific surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265505
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet gives general information on preparing for surgery and hospital stay with the focus on the best recovery possible. Find information on how to prepare yourself in the months, weeks, and days before your surgery as well as very specific information on how to get ready the night before and morning of surgery. We also describe generally what to expect before and after surgery. Use this booklet along with the information we give you on about your specific surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265550
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This catalogue serves the people using Fraser Health programs and services in communities from Burnaby east to Hope and surrounding areas.

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