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(l-r) Marsha Wilson, Speech Language Pathologist at Osler and Heather Dawson, Communicative Disorder Assistant at Osler

Speaking together with a speech language pathologist and communicative disorders assistant

Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 03:32 PM

The ability to communicate, whether through reading, writing or speaking, can often be taken for granted. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the need to communicate has become more important than ever as those with pre-existing communication disorders are faced with new challenges with mask-wearing. We spoke with Marsha Wilson, Speech Language Pathologist, and Heather Dawson, Communicative Disorder Assistant, to learn more about their collaborative work with individuals with communication disorders.

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Person watering plants in their garden

Plant these tips while you garden

Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 02:47 PM

While the pandemic has kept us inside throughout the winter, it’s time to (safely!) get back out there. With spring upon us and the weather warming up, planting and tending to our outdoor plants is a welcome change. It also keeps us moving! Here are some tips from our physiotherapy team on how to help keep gardeners moving safely this season.

Stretch before, during and after

Stretching is key to avoiding injury. Even five minutes will do! While gardening, if you start to feel tension in your muscles,...

Osler Foundation raises $109 million over ten years

Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:15 AM

You Have The Power campaign successfully completed and supported by more than 34,000 donors

Ten years after launching the You Have The Power campaign, William Osler Health System Foundation (Osler Foundation) has raised $109 million in support of William Osler Health System (Osler). The ambitious decade‐long campaign set out to raise $100 million to support evolving health care needs of the community.

“Thanks to 34,000 donors, we were able to surpass our ambitious fundraising goal,”...

Osler’s Brampton COVID-19 vaccine clinics open to those 12+ who live, work or attend school in Peel

Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 07:09 PM

Starting Thursday, May 20, William Osler Health System (Osler) will be vaccinating individuals who are 12 years of age or older at the time of their vaccination and who live, work, or attend school in Peel Region. This is in alignment with the Province’s COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Plan. Appointments can be booked at either Brampton Civic Hospital or Century Gardens Recreation Centre vaccination sites by phone or online through Osler’s website. At both of these COVID-19 vaccine clinics, individuals...

Osler Foundation launches Compassion Fund to raise $1M to support wellbeing of frontline workers

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 03:09 PM

As COVID-19 continues to challenge Peel Region, frontline health care workers are feeling the physical and emotional toll of caring for patients through the pandemic. It’s been more than a year since staff, physicians and volunteers across William Osler Health System (Osler) have been working on the front lines to provide compassionate health care for some of the hardest-hit communities in Canada.

William Osler Health System Foundation (Osler Foundation) has launched a Compassion Fund with a goal...