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Sick Day Management for Type 1 Diabetes and Insulin Guidelines [English] Permalink Public

A bad cold, the flu or a serious illness can make your blood glucose too high. If you are unable to eat your usual foods your blood glucose may go too low. Follow these guidelines to help you stay out of hospital. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262262
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Sick Day Management for Type 2 Diabetes [English] Permalink Public

A bad cold, the flu or a serious injury can make your blood glucose too high. People not usually taking insulin may need to take insulin when they are sick. On the other hand when you take diabetes medication (pills and/or insulin) and cannot eat your usual foods, your blood glucose may go too low. Follow these guidelines to help you stay out of hospital. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262257
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Laurel Place Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation Unit - Patient and Family Handbook (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Surrey Memorial Hospital Stroke Rehabilitation Unit offers a bridge from acute care to home. The unit provides inpatient rehabilitation to adults who have had a stroke. It is located at Laurel Place, close to Surrey Memorial Hospital. This handbook tells you about the unit and what to expect when you or a family member is staying on the unit and preparing to go home. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262608
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Welcome to Worthington Pavilion Rehabilitation Unit (Abbotsford) [English] Permalink Public

Worthington Pavilion Rehabilitation is part of our regional rehabilitation program in Abbotsford. We are located in a short-stay unit, within the Worthington Pavilion. We provide an environment that encourages you to be as independent as possible. We help you plan for a safe return home. We encourage you to take an active role in your recovery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255561
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General Rehabilitation (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Depending on your care needs a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Rehab Assistant or Recreation Therapist will work with you to work towards your rehabilitation goals. The unit is staffed by Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses who strive for excellence in Rehabilitation nursing. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262632
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Childhood Sexual Abuse - A Mental Health Issue [English] Permalink Public

Childhood sexual abuse can have a devastating impact on the victims throughout their childhood and into adulthood. The fact sheet outlines the lasting effects this can have and the available treatments for survivors of this abuse. (English)

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Supporting people who use substances - A brief guide for friends and family [English] Permalink Public

Helping people address their substance use involves helping them express and reach their goals. Anyone who has contact with people who may be using substances in harmful or risky ways has a unique opportunity to influence the way they think and feel about their use, and help them make changes to reduce the harms they are experiencing or causing in others. (English)

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder [English] Permalink Public

As the name suggests, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is type of mental illness made up of two components: obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are persistent, intrusive, and cause the person much distress and discomfort; compulsions, therefore, are carried out in a bid to reduce these anxious, guilty or shameful feelings. (English)

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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder [English] Permalink Public

Post-traumatic stress disorder affects people who have gone through a traumatic event in their lives such as a disastrous earthquake, war, rape, a car or plane accident, or physical violence. The anxiety associated with the event can become so persistent and relentless that it interferes with one's day-to-day functioning. (English)

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Supporting a Friend or Family Member with a Mental Disorder [English] Permalink Public

Mental healthcare professionals are recognizing that support from friends and families is one of the best ways to help someone who is ill. This fact sheet covers some of the things that family and friends can do to assist in the treatment and recovery of someone suffering from mental illness. (English)

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