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The CCSA wants to ensure its members are always up-to-date on what is happening in the continuing care and senior supportive living industries.

Infection in Care Series Articles Now Available

June 21, 2017
Infection Control Today (ICT)

In 2016, ICT debuted a series in print looking at general and specific infection prevention issues in alternate-care areas such as ambulatory care, home care and long-term care, as well as various departments of the hospital, including sterile processing, the emergency department and the intensive care unit. ICT is now making these articles available online.

Access them here.

Flood-damaged Bragg Creek restaurant to become site of new seniors housing complex

June 13, 2017
CBC News Calgary

The Steak Pit owner donated building and land to Rocky View Foundation after rebuilding proved unfeasible

The site of an iconic old restaurant in Bragg Creek, which is slated for demolition later this summer, will someday become housing for the community's seniors.

The Steak Pit has hosted the who's who of celebrities over the years, but was heavily damaged in the 2013 flood.

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Report establishes blueprint for violence prevention in health care sector

June 12, 2017
Workers Health & Safety Centre

The Ontario government has released a progress report with 23 recommendations designed to reduce workplace violence against nurses and other health care workers in hospitals.
 
The recommendations and accompanying resources in the progress report, entitled Preventing Workplace Violence in the Health Care Sector, are endorsed by the Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care Leadership Table.

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WCB “What’s new in policy?” Webpage updated June 6, 2017

June 12, 2017
WCB Alberta

The "What's new in Policy" section of the WCB Alberta website was updated June 6, 2017.

Click on the link below for the complete update.

https://www.wcb.ab.ca/about-wcb/policy-and-legislation/