William Osler Health System Rallies Around Change Day Ontario
Improving safe, quality care will always have a positive and powerful impact on patient experience. This thinking not only aligns with Change Day Ontario’s system-wide objective, but also with Osler’s internal objective.
“Your pledge should help guide you in your role” Says Kensington Health's Zelda
Zelda Bernardo is a Registered Nurse who’s been working at Kensington Health for 16 years. In 2017, she noticed that the nursing team did not have specific supplies readily available to provide care to residents who were approaching end-of-life.
CorHealth Ontario are proud to be part of Change Day Ontario for two years!
Change Day Ontario has been a great reminder that we are part of a global healthcare community trying to make a difference by collaborating to achieve shared goals. At CorHealth Ontario, we aim to advance cardiac, stroke, and vascular care, with a specific focus on improved quality.
Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare pledged to involve patients/clients and families in their care
We knew that we could not make a pledge that would speak to enhancing the experience of the patients in our care without actually consulting them, so as we do with the majority of our work, we brought our Change Day Ontario pledge ideas to our Patient and Family Engagement Council’s (PFEC) table.
pt Health's Change Day Journey: One Pledge at a Time!
This year I pledged to consider the visible and invisible battles that others may be fighting and approach them with kindness. The OPA Directors pledged to be advocates for enhancing patient access to physiotherapy services in Ontario!
Joining forces in November: Pledging to prevent falls
November is a month that not only marks Change Day Ontario’s celebration of pledges, but also Fall Prevention Month. We're teaming up with Fall Prevention Month this month to spread awareness about the potential dangers of falls. It takes a community to keep us all safe!
Samantha's inspiring road to becoming a Registered Nurse
Samantha Sinopoli was born with a lot of, what society would call, problems, but she likes to think of them as awesome differences. SickKids was her second home, with the staff there becoming her second family. Samantha became a Registered Nurse to be the positive impact that the doctors, nurses, and surgeons had on her, for someone else. Read more about her story and her pledge.
Building Momentum for Quality Improvement at Kensington Health
The team at Kensington Health is proud to be involved in an initiative like Change Day. They truly believe that no matter the size of your organization, every little change can help to collectively improve compassionate quality health care. Read more about what they're doing to encourage their team to be agents of change.
WellFort's Change Day Journey from 2014-Today!
The team at WellFort has been involved with the Change Day movement since it's inception in 2014. Over the years, they've seen an incredible amount of engagement, energy, and enthusiasm towards change! They view pledging as important because it allows us to commit to taking one action that will ultimately improve the patient's’ experiences.
Clerks at The Ottawa Hospital take on #HelloMyNameIs
Staff at The Ottawa Hospital work hard to give patients the same type of care that we would want for our loved ones. They firmly believe a smile and a “Hello my name is…” is a key first step when meeting people. Members have now formalized their commitment to this by making this their pledge for Change Day Ontario.
YorkU Nursing Students Pledge for Change
At the School of Nursing at York University, approximately 500 senior nursing students were given the assignment to critically analyze a nursing issue and were encouraged to tie their projects to the Change Day Ontario initiative. Students researched and analyzed issues, and then created a change initiative/pledge on how they would begin to address the issue.