Posted on Friday, October 01, 2021 09:00 AM
For Occupational Therapy Month, we chatted with two of our OTs about their unique roles and the common misconceptions people tend to have around what they do every day.
What is occupational therapy?
Occupational therapy is a very broad field. Our role is to assess an individual’s ability to perform everyday tasks, both cognitively and physically. We develop a plan to help patients improve and regain their skills in a number of different ways after they’ve experienced a medical event. You can find...
Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2021 10:19 AM
Once again, avid golfers and William Osler Health System (Osler) supporters came together for the 25th Etobicoke Invitational golf tournament, raising funds for Osler’s Etobicoke General Hospital.
The 2021 tournament, hosted at The Country Club in Woodbridge, saw a total of 152 golfers tee off in a safe and staggered start in support of William Osler Health System Foundation (Osler Foundation). With ‘to-go’ style meals to start and end their day, golfers also enjoyed a gourmet sandwich lunch at the...
Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 03:42 PM
Effective October 18, 2021, William Osler Health System (Osler) will implement an updated Visitor and Essential Care Partner Policy that makes it mandatory for all visitors and essential care partners to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The new requirement represents Osler’s continued commitment to support the safety and well-being of all those who receive care, visit, or work at Osler and is consistent with its mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for staff, physicians, and volunteers. This...
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 03:08 PM
Updates to focus on Osler’s Peel Memorial phase II expansion and COVID-19 response
William Osler Health System (Osler) is inviting community members to participate in an upcoming Telephone Town Hall. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about Osler’s ongoing COVID-19 response, the exciting expansion of Osler’s Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness (Peel Memorial) and cancer care in Brampton, plus many more hospital updates.
The Telephone Town Hall will be held Tuesday,...
Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 01:03 PM
Back-to-school season is just around the corner and with it comes some familiar concerns around COVID-19. As students get ready to head back to the classroom, or resume their learning online, there are some important things to keep in mind.
We spoke with Dr. Tajinder Kaura, Emergency Medicine Physician, with contributions from Dr. Prasanna Seliah, Paediatrician, about how to prepare for this year’s school season with some helpful reminders and fresh advice to make the transition as smooth as possible.