As the name indicates that the senior health is concerned with the health of aged and old people who are really weak to take care of themselves. As old years are the golden years of the life so to spend them in ease and tension free you must get some information about the senior health and senior health directory. Taking proper diet and proper care can prevent you to suffer from any problem or ailment in these golden years of life and you will be able to live a healthy and better quality of life.So to get these appropriate tips about your health or your parent’s or any old aged relative’s health, you must have information about the old aged people’s health, about which the information and tips are provided by various web sites and telephone-services for very low or no charges. These services provide you information about the senior health and what type of care should be taken to avoid various ailments. Now there are various directories available known as senior health directories which provides the information of the various departments which provides tips for maintenance of the health of old people and taking care of them. Different resources are gathered in a single directory so the senior citizen must not face any problem to reach these resources.Many senior citizens require community assistance, health facilities and other home care facilities for this purpose these directories are designed especially for aged people, to help them reach the health facilities, house subsidy, transportation facilities, etc.These directories are marketed in the markets and they are also displayed and designed on various web sites to give the on line assistance to the old people.Google is the very famous web site which provides the online senior health directory and provides you with the important numbers, relevant to the senior health care. Other important web sites like yahoo and msn also display these directories. You can easily find these directories for your help by search through search engines.There are many non-profit organizations which are very appropriate for the old poor people who need health care but they don’t have information about them. But now days this problem is solved by the senior health directories which provide all the information about these non-profit organizations and these non- profit organizations also become accessible. The phone numbers and web addresses of each and every organization which is related to the aged people’ health is mentioned in these directories so that the old people may get a rapid access to solve their health problems.If you are facing some sort of health care problems or you have old parents or relatives then these directories can help you a lot and you must check them for your proper guidance. These directories are also divided in various categories which will make your searching easy and fast. So don’t waste your time here and there just go and search the senior health directory if you need some senior health care.
The hotel industry is blooming rapidly all over the globe. People look for hotels while going on vacations and holidays as well as when they go on business trips. The requirements of hotels have increased many times over the past few years. Bookings in the hotels also need to be made in advance so that the availability of the hotel is confirmed. With the advent of the Internet, making hotel bookings online has become extremely easy and convenient. Most of the well-known and reputed hotels have their own websites and an online hotel booking engine that helps in making online bookings.People do not need to go and check personally for availability of rooms in a hotel or need to call up the hotel to enquire about rooms. With the help of the booking engine, all kinds of information are displayed to the customers directly and they can check status on their own and make decisions accordingly. The moment a room is booked online, it is shown unavailable to other customers. So there is no confusion regarding double booking at all. As soon as bookings are made, a confirmation mail is received by the applicant. This ensures that the booking has been made. The print out can be taken to the hotel as proof of the booking made.Any online hotel booking engine should have the following features to be more appealing to the customers:
• The form that needs to be filled up by the customer for making the booking should be simple. Details like number of rooms, category of rooms and the dates for which the bookings are made should be there. Others additional details should be avoided as customers might get distracted. The search results that are obtained after putting in the details should be fast as customers might not have the patience of waiting for long for the results to be displayed.• In case a room is already booked, it should be clearly mentioned in the booking engine. This helps in avoiding any kind of confusions while making bookings. In case the bookings of the room are cancelled, it should again be made available and displayed in the search results.• Before making bookings for the rooms in various hotels, people like to have a look at the rooms. Therefore, it is a great idea if the online hotel booking engine has pictures of the rooms from different angles so that people can have a look at the rooms and then make their minds in booking the rooms of their choice.• The hotel booking engine should also display the tariffs clearly. There should be no hidden costs and the prices should be displayed with all the taxes and other service charges included. Hidden prices are often misleading and confuse customers, as they see a kind of price on the booking engine and when they make payments, greater amounts are deducted.With advanced technological improvements, various kind of features are being implemented and integrated with the hotel booking engines online so that they become more effective and help customers in a greater way. Effective booking engines help in saving lots of time of the customers as well. Any changes are also informed to the customer via email or by short message text.
VANCOUVER – Recipients of the 12th annual BC Health Care Awards were announced today at a gala luncheon in Vancouver. Twelve Gold Apple and six Award of Merit recipients were honoured.Presented by the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC), the awards recognize British Columbians who are providing outstanding care and support. Awards are given in 11 categories to projects improving delivery through innovative and collaborative approaches and to people making a positive impact and inspiring those around them.”BC’s medical professionals – including support staff – genuinely care about delivering quality care to British Columbians,” said Michael McMillan, HEABC’s President and CEO. “The BCHC Awards are an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the individual and team contributions made by these individuals.”New this year – Dianna Mah-Jones Award of Excellence in Person-Centred CareNamed in honour of Dianna Mah-Jones, this award is for a team or project that makes use of leading practices to improve care for patients, residents or clients by focusing on the needs of the person rather than the needs of the system or service. Dianna Mah-Jones, an occupational therapist at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, was tragically killed, along with her husband Richard Jones, just three months after being named Provincial HC Hero at the 2017 awards. Our hope is that this ward will help to keep her memory and legacy alive by recognizing others who strive to deliver care that is respectful of the needs, values and preferences of individuals.2018 Gold Apple winners Provincial HC Hero & HC Hero – Provincial Health Services Authority Glenn Braithwaite – District Supervisor, Emergency Coordinator, BCEHSGlenn Jay Braithwaite is a Paramedic and District Supervisor at BC Ambulance Service, recognized for providing exceptional emergency response and for his clinical leadership abilities. He’s received several professional accolades for his heroic actions, and his outstanding commitment to patients, colleagues and the broader community.Provincial HC Hero & HC Hero – Island Health Dr. Ramm Hering – Physician Lead, Primary Care Substance Use, Island HealthBy passionately and effectively advocating for improved services for patients dealing with substance use and addiction, Dr. Hering has inspired his colleagues to work together to develop new programs and create an efficient, client-centred system of addiction services.HC Hero – Affiliate Dr. David Agulnik- Emergency Physician, St. Paul’s HospitalHC Hero – Fraser Health Mits Miyata – Pharmacy Manager, Lower Mainland Pharmacy ServicesHC Hero – Interior Health Lynda Martyn – Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Coordinator Kelowna Cleft Lip/Palate ClinicHC Hero – Northern Health Debbie Strang – Health Services Administrator, QuesnelHC Hero – Provincial Health Services Authority Dr. Faisal Khosa – Associate Professor, Radiology, Vancouver General HospitalDianna Mah-Jones Award of Excellence in Person-Centred Care International Seating Symposium – Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, Provincial Health Services AuthorityThe International Seating Symposium has created an international forum that fosters an exchange of ideas and a network of consumers, rehabilitation therapists, physicians, designers, and manufacturers of positioning and mobility equipment. This has inspired improvements in rehabilitation equipment and technology that have improved mobility, comfort and quality of life for people with disabilities.Dianna Mah-Jones Award of Excellence in Person-Centred Care Residential Care for Me: Megamorphosis – Seniors Care and Palliative Services, ProvidenceThe goal of Residential Care for Me: Megamorphosis is to change the residential care culture from an institutional to a social model of care, and improve quality of life for residents by rapidly testing and implementing changes that focus on emotional connections, allow residents to direct each moment, and create the feeling of home.Top Innovation SNIFF: C. Difficile Canine Scent Detection Program – Vancouver Coastal HealthAn innovative and dedicated team of people and a growing roster of pups known as the C. Difficile Scent Detection Program is pioneering a cost-effective method to improve and enhance C. Difficile surveillance and improve infection control and prevention practices.Workplace Health Innovation VGH Emergency Department Healthy Workplace Initiative – Vancouver Coastal HealthVancouver General Hospital’s emergency department formed a multi-disciplinary team with the goal of working together to improve workplace health and safety, leading to an improved working climate where staff report feeling engaged and better able to provide the type of quality care that emergency patients deserve.Collaborative Solutions Improving Indigenous Cancer Journeys: A Road Map – BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres, BC Cancer (Provincial Health Services Authority), First Nations Health Authority, Métis Nation BCThe Indigenous Cancer Strategy is a collaborative strategy that will improve indigenous cancer outcomes by addressing all steps of the cancer journey, from prevention and treatment, through to survivorship and end-of-life care.This year’s Awards of Merit recipients are:Dianna Mah-Jones Award of Excellence in Person-Centred Care • Resources and Needs Review – Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Island HealthTop Innovation • Symphony QuickCall – Workforce Management Solutions, Provincial Health Services Authority• Fall-unteers: A Volunteer-Based Falls Prevention Strategy in Residential Care – Holy Family Hospital Residential Care, ProvidenceWorkplace Health Innovation • Reducing Workplace Injuries through Leading Practices – Menno PlaceCollaborative Solutions • Regional Strategy for Reducing Ambulance Turnaround Times – BC Emergency Health Services, Provincial Health Services Authority, Fraser Health• Vancouver Shared Care Team – Doctors of BC, Providence, Vancouver Coastal HealthSince the awards launched in 2007, more than 200 Gold Apples and Awards of Merit have been awarded to health employees who are improving BC’s healthcare system and patient care.The 2018 BCHC Awards are generously supported by Great-West Life, Healthcare Benefit Trust, and Pacific Blue Cross.Visit BCHealthCareAwards.ca,to learn more about the 2018 awards winners.The Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC) is the accredited bargaining agent for most publicly funded health employers in the province, representing denominational, proprietary and affiliate health employers, as well as the province’s six health authorities. HEABC coordinates the labour relations interests of 250 publicly funded healthcare employers and negotiates five major provincial agreements covering more than 120,000 unionized employees. Media contactRoy Thorpe-DorwardHEABC Communications604.767.2307 or [email protected]