Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addiction Services has partnered with the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board’s SchoolsPlus Program and Family Services of Eastern Nova Scotia to hold a one-day HEADSTRONG Summit on October 24, 2017.
Today, surveyors from Accreditation Canada wrapped up a week-long visit to Nova Scotia Health Authority by sharing some of their findings with employees and physicians. While commending the enormous progress made by NSHA since its creation in April 1, 2015, surveyors identified a number of areas for improvement, which will serve as a roadmap for NSHA’s ongoing quality improvement plan.
When Judy Murray was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s disease, it was a lot to cope with, mentally and physically. She wanted to exercise but the seniors’ exercise programs offered in her community didn’t offer the kind of specialized instruction she needed. When a doctor referred her to the Active for Life Initiative, Judy “decided to get up and go.” It turned out to be just the right prescription.