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Claudio, Excellence in Care Award for January 2016

Congratulations to Claudio, our first caregiver to be awarded the “Excellence in Care Award” in 2016! Claudio has been a part of the Proof of Care family since December of last year. Claudio has shown excellent understanding of being a caregiver and he has demonstrated the skills needed to work with our clients with Alzheimer’s[…]

Ariane – Excellence in Care Award for December 2015

Ariane has proven herself to be a reliable, passionate, and patient, caregiver. She moved to Canada earlier this year from the Philippines where she worked as a Registered Nurse. Ariane joined the POC family in September 2015, since then, she has continually demonstrated her energy and skill for the healthcare field. At Proof of Care,[…]

5 Strategies to Help Slow Down the Aging Process

Image courtesy of Women and Water Forum  Growing “old” is inevitable, sometimes it’s hard to hear but we will all age. There are more than a few modifiable factors that play a huge role in how we look physically and how we feel. We can avoid health complications and the natural effects of aging by[…]

“Leave No One Behind” – International Day of Persons with Disabilities

  International Day of Persons with Disabilities exists to promote awareness and mobilize support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development. “This day serves as an important reminder to us all of the determination shown on a daily basis by persons with disabilities in their quest for[…]

Meribeth – Excellence in Care Award – for November, 2015

This month, we are recognizing Meribeth with the Excellence in Care Award.. As a Registered Nurse back home, Meribeth utilizes her skills, knowledge, and compassion to motivate and care for our clients. By listening to our client’s requests, acting on them and by going above and beyond the call of duty she always puts our[…]

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November is Osteoporosis Month

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. This leads to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture (broken bones), particularly of the hip, spine, wrist and shoulder. Osteoporosis is often known as “the silent thief” because bone loss occurs without symptoms. Osteoporosis is sometimes confused[…]

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World Diabetes Day

      November 14th, 2015 is World Diabetes Day. Play the leading role in managing your diabetes. Take charge of your health with new tools from the Canadian Diabetes Association. You are the most important member on your health-care team. As you live day-to-day with diabetes, only you know how you feel and what[…]

What is Cholesterol? What role does it play in our bodies?

Must-Know Facts About Cholesterol It is a waxy, fat-like substance – made by the liver and found in some foods – that circulates in the bloodstream and is vital to the body’s healthy functioning. However, too much cholesterol in the blood can be dangerous to heart and vascular health. Here are some basic facts about cholesterol that everyone[…]

Part-time/Contracted Registered Nurse

Proof of Care Inc. is welcoming a compassionate, qualified and Registered Nurse to work with a dynamic, talented team of Health Care workers on the North Shore. Proof of Care promotes and maintains the health, safety, independence, comfort and wellbeing of our clients in the comfort of their homes. If you are honest, compassionate and reliable[…]

November is CPR Awareness Month

If you needed to save a life. Would you be up to the challenge?   Image from The Heart and Stroke Foundation. Cardiac arrest is a medical emergency and can strike without warning, affecting people of all ages and all fitness levels. If you see someone collapse and is unresponsive, call 9-1-1 or your local[…]