Category: Special Needs

Our Connexions December Newsletter Is Out!

Our Connexions December Newsletter Is Out!

Stay on top of newsworthy items in the Outaouais and upcoming events in the region. In this December issue, find out about important news on health and social services that impact our seniors, caregivers, parents and youth: The Changing Role of the Pharmacist; Congratulations to Our Five Bursary Recipients! […]

Government of Canada Introduces a New EI Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults and An Improved Family Caregiver Benefit for Children

Government of Canada Introduces a New EI Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults and An Improved Family Caregiver Benefit for Children

The new Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults allows eligible caregivers to take up to 15 weeks off work to care for or support an adult family member who is critically ill or injured. Eligible caregivers are family members or individuals that the critically ill or injured […]

We’d Love to Get your Feedback on our Health Passport Booklet and App!

We’d Love to Get your Feedback on our Health Passport Booklet and App!

Do you use our Health Passport Booklet or our Health Passport App?  Let us know what you find is most useful in the Health Passport and what you think is missing.  Has the Health Passport helped you improve the outcome of your visits with your family doctor or […]

Ami-Quebec Share & Care Winter Newsletter

Ami-Quebec Share & Care Winter Newsletter

AMI-Quebec has just published its Winter edition of the Share & Care Newsletter with articles on: Tips for Families Struggling with Mental Illness The Double Whammy of Caregiving in Mental Illness & Dementia On Addiction and the Human Brain Mad in America AMI-Quebec is also […]

Information on the Caregiver Amount and the Family Caregiver Amount

This video from Revenue Canada contains information on the caregiver amount and the family caregiver amount.

Caregiver Legal Information Toolkit from Éducaloi!

Caregiver Legal Information Toolkit from Éducaloi!

Sometimes, people close to us need help because of age, illness or a disability. When this happens, we become caregivers. Stepping into this role raises a lot of questions. Can we take time off work to care for someone? Do we have a role when it […]

Dissatisfied with Services?  An Opportunity to Improve Them!

Dissatisfied with Services? An Opportunity to Improve Them!

In the health and social services network, lodging a complaint is a legal right.  And indicating dissatisfaction is an excellent way to improve quality of care and services.  It is a useful contribution, both for the individual user himself, and for all of the users […]

Our Connexions September Newsletter Is Out!

Our Connexions September Newsletter Is Out!

Stay on top of newsworthy items in the Outaouais and upcoming events in the region. In this September issue, find out about important news on health and social services that impact our seniors, caregivers and parents: Upcoming Press Conference to launch our Pontiac Caring Community Initiative New […]