Canadian Patient Safety Week

We are celebrating safe care and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s 10th anniversary!

The Saul and Claribel Simkin Centreis proud to endorse Canadian Patient Safety Week, October 27th to 31st, 2014. Along with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), we’re spreading the message of ASK. LISTEN. TALK.

CPSI invites you to join us in creating a safer healthcare system for all Canadians by bringing awareness to the importance of patient safety. Each person’s involvement helps to make the Canadian healthcare system safer.  For 10 years, organizations such as Long Term Care facilities have helped CPSI live its mission of inspiring extraordinary improvement in patient safety. Together, we’re joining CPSI to celebrate the providers, patients and families who have made healthcare safer in Canada.

This year, Canada’s Forum is being held in person in Edmonton, Alberta on Oct. 29 and 30, 2014. If you’re unable to make the trip, you can still register to watch virtually.

 

But that’s not all! To celebrate its 10th anniversary, CPSI is launching an engagement campaign called #CelebratingSafeCare.

 

Get involved!

  1. Embracing  Hand Hygiene – speaker-  October  30th   @ 1400- Education room  – all welcome
  2. Poster display will be in the Atrium area all week
  3. Pick up your Free copy of HANDS in Healthcare
    1. Visit asklistentalk.ca.

 

These events are just some of what is coming up during Canadian Patient Safety Week. Let’s make patient safety a priority at Simkin Centre.

Sukkot at the Simkin Centre

Sukkot is an important holiday for our Jewish residents.  Services are held on the first two days of the holiday and we build two Sukkah, one in our Atrium area and one in our gardens.  Sukkot commemorates the forty-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering in the desert and it is also a harvest festival.  The Sukkah themselves commemorate the temporary structures that the Jewish people lived in during their wandering.