Newsletter April 2018

iCare Home Health April 2018



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                                       April 2018

iCare Home Health is pleased to bring you the April 2018 issue of our Newsletter, a great source of news and updates about healthy aging, community events and family caregiving.   Please share this with your friends and family. For past issues, visit our site

Activities For Children With Autism
Autism is a complex neurobiological and developmental disorder that is typically diagnosed in childhood, but can be diagnosed at any age. The most commonly recognized characteristics of autism include an impaired ability to communicate and relate to others socially, a restricted range of activities, and repetitive behaviours, such as following very specific routines. It can be helpful to use activities to help an autistic child create a bridge to their environment and people they interact with.. Learn More

The Benefits of At-Home IV Therapy
At-home IV therapy is a safe and convenient way to receive IV treatments outside of a clinical environment. In the past, patients only had the option of travelling to a hospital to receive IV treatments, which resulted in lost time, energy, and general discomfort. It was also challenging and exhausting for patients with mobility issues. However, medical advancements have made it possible for a growing number of IV therapy patients to be treated by a highly qualified nurse at-home. Learn More


FND is a problem in the nervous system 

that can’t be explained because the structure of the brain appears normal. Essentially, FND refers to the malfunctioning of parts of the brain that control muscles and senses. These parts of the brain send incorrect signals to the nervous system, resulting in its symptoms. Symptoms vary in severity, can be persistent or intermittent, and can manifest in a physical, sensory, and/or cognitive form. Learn More

Six Important Benefits Of Anger Management Services
Anger management services are an increasingly in-demand form of therapy, especially for parents dealing with children struggling to develop healthy communication skills. These services can be provided in-office by an experienced anger management therapist, or conveniently at-home. If you’re considering at-home anger management services for your loved one, consider these six benefits the therapy can provide:. Learn More

Spotlight on Technology

Health Espresso is piloted at Halton Health
Our SaaS, Health Espresso, is being piloted at Halton Health as part of a research project in collaboration with Sheridan Centre for Elder Research. The pilot will focus on 
Technology Adoption among the Elderly
Health Espresso was featured recently on Global News for its Artificial Intelligence (AI) feature being developed in partnership with Durham College AI HUB. 
We will update you on the pilot results among other developments in the works. 

In Our Community

iCare Home Health Wins Oakville Chamber of Commerce Award for Business Excellence
We are thrilled to win the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, Small Business of the Year Award for Business Excellence (#OABE).  

The award is not only based on commitment to excellence, but all also looks at Business Growth, Profile/ Reputation, Innovation, Investment in the  Business and Business Practices and the business’ contribution the quality of life and local economy we all enjoy in Oakville.  

We are proud of our dedicated team members share the company vision, passion for serving with compassion and quest for excellence in delivering care to our clients.  

Thank you to the Rotary Club of Oakville West and Oakville Chamber of Commerce for celebrating small business!
Access Abilities 18th Annual Home Medical & Educational Conference  

16TH Annual Golf Tournament in Support of The Willow Foundation
Join 16th annual Willow Foundation Golf Tournament on Thursday May 17, 2018 at the beautiful Crosswinds Golf and Country Club.  
All tournament proceeds go directly into the Willow Foundation, a local charitable organization committed to enhancing the lives of seniors and disabled adults in Halton region.  
Last year our golf tournament allowed us to raise nearly $35,000 to support programs and services at Halton Region’s Long Term care homes and Adult Day Programs.  
We hope to exceed that this year and we appreciate your support in achieving that goal! Learn More

You look like you could use a coffee break

Join us at Haltech Fridays for The Weekly Grind from 10:30-11:30 am. 

Drop in for free coffee and sweets and get to know your neighbors better. 

Kindly sponsored by Ridout & Maybee with coffee from iCare Home Health/ Health Espresso.
Haltech is at 5500 North Service Rd., Burlington.

iCARE Expressive Art Program (iCEAP)

Expressive art making enriches our lives. Painting, drawing, and sculpture can be used to communicate ideas, stimulate the senses and touch our emotions. Have some fun by exploring the use of different art materials.
Expressive art making can have a positive effect on your health. The iCare Expressive Art Program (iCEAP) is a support service facilitated by our Artist in Residence. She is a practicing professional artist with graduate level training in counseling and art therapy.Learn More

iCare Home Health and iCare Navigator endeavour to provide our clients the tools to help meet their varied health care needs. The services on the resources page are offered by community (private or non-profit), provincial or national agencies and could be accessed separately or in different combinations based on patient and family needs. 
However we also know that every situations is different, and you may require iCare Navigator services to assess your personal situation! Nominal service fees maybe applicable for iCare Navigator support services. For more information, please complete and submit the “Contact an Advocate” form on this page. 


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