The latest from NHNSA

Synergy of Interdiscipinary Teamwork

Synergy of Interdiscipinary Teamwork: Virtual Dementia Tour Simulation in Long Term Care Lisa MacNaughton-Doucet, Dalhousie University; Karine Smith, Nova Scotia Health Authority; Patricia Hattie, Meadows Home for Special Care The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT) is an evidence-informed simulation designed to enhance sensitivity for caregivers of persons with dementia. The simulation replicates the decline of participants’… Read more »

CGO hires Managing Director

New Glasgow, NS January 18, 2017 – The Community Governed Nursing Home Society of Nova Scotia, commonly referred to as “CGO” is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Judy Heffern in the new role of Managing Director. “I am pleased to join the organization and I am looking forward to meeting and working with… Read more »

Northwood one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers 2017

Halifax We keep saying Northwood is a great place to work. Now others are saying it as well. In December, we were featured in the Chronicle Herald as one of Nova Scotia’s top employers for 2017. Today, the Atlantic Business magazine named Northwood as one of Atlantic Canada’s top employers for 2017. This is the… Read more »

Government Works to Improve Health Care Workplace Safety

Occupational health and safety officers are working with health-care workers to raise awareness about strain, sprain and inflammation injury prevention.   Officers visited 36 health-care facilities across the province between March and July of 2016. The goal was to engage workers in discussions about health and safety programs.   The visits were also used to… Read more »