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The Diabetes Education Line | Toll-free and Online Support

The Diabetes Education Line | Toll-free and Online Support

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Diabetes Canada developed a Diabetes Education Line to help people affected by diabetes navigate the pandemic and to help fill gaps in care. The education line is a free, virtual care telephone program where you can get health advice…

#WeAnswerTheCall – National Nursing Week

#WeAnswerTheCall – National Nursing Week

This week, May 10 to 16, marks National Nursing Week, brings light to the courage of nurses during the pandemic and the important role they’re playing in helping us fight COVID-19. Thank you to nurses for your tireless caring during this pandemic. This year, the…

Your Pharmacist: Your Gateway to the Health System!

Your Pharmacist: Your Gateway to the Health System!

Your pharmacist is there for you! Whether you’re looking to extend your prescription or get a new prescription for certain conditions, your pharmacy provides several healthcare services that can help you avoid a consultation elsewhere in the network. Take a look at the range of…

Palliative Care

Palliative care improves the quality of life of patients and that of their families who are facing challenges associated with life-threatening illness, whether physical, psychological, social or spiritual. The quality of life of caregivers improves as well. Maison Mathieu-Froment-Savoie 170 Rue Sherbrooke Gatineau, QC J8Y…

Find Out What’s New in our Spring 2020 Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

Find Out What’s New in our Spring 2020 Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

In our Spring 2020 Issue of our Newsletter, find out the latest news on health and social services in the Outaouais, including: Keeping You Up to Date on COVID-19 Celebrating Family Literacy Day! Listen Up Ladies!  Here’s What You Need To Know About Heart Disease Medical…

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in our Special 2019 Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in our Special 2019 Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

In this Special 2019 Issue of our Newsletter, find out about important news and upcoming events: Celebrating Early Childhood Week at our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup! Getting to Know our English-Speaking Families with Children 0-5 Years Old Regional and Local Organizations Consultated by the Secretariat…

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in Connexions Fall 2019 Newsletter!

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in Connexions Fall 2019 Newsletter!

In this Fall 2019 Issue of our Newsletter, find out about important news and upcoming events: Dissatisfied with Service Received by a Health Care Provider?  Find steps to lodging a complaint and resources to help you. Become a Smoke-Free Family! Youth & Vaping: What You…

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in Connexions Summer 2019 Newsletter!

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in Connexions Summer 2019 Newsletter!

In this Summer 2019 Issue of our Newsletter, find out about the following important upcoming events and news: You’re invited to Connexions’ Annual General Meeting on June 18 with special guest speaker, Ms. Jane Toller, Warden for the MRC Pontiac. New! Report on English-Speaking Families…

Daycare Services for Children with Special Needs

Daycare Services for Children with Special Needs

Quebec has established its own unique approach to daycare for children 0-4, with subsidized and recognized Child Care Centres (CPEs) and Subsidized Family Home Daycares where spaces are offered at reduced contribution for infants through school-age children. Two ministries regulate, oversee and administer child care…

Services for People with Physical Disabilities

A physical disability is characterized by a limitation of a person’s ability to hear, see, speak or move. A physical disability may be present at birth or occur at any time during a person’s life. Such a disability is permanent and prevents the affected person…

Services for People with an Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Several programs and specialized services are offered following a referral based on the individual’s needs and type of disability. The range of services offered within the CISSS de l’Outaouais include adaptation and rehabilitation services to develop the personal, residential, social, academic and professional independence of…