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Your Health Guide 2018

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Provided by the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Estrie – Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS), this guide will direct you to the right resources at the right time according to your health status and assist you in making enlightened decisions when it comes to your health. This file can also be downloaded from santeestrie.qc.ca/guide-sante.

 


Flu/Gastro Decision assistant

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Quebec’s Health Ministry has created a quick-reference guide to help determine your symptoms and decide what treatment to seek for the flu or gastroenteritis. The information in this publication is not meant to replace the advice of a health professional. If you have questions about your state of health, call info-Santé 8-1-1 or contact a health professional. More health information can be found online at sante.gouv.qc.ca

 


Seniors’ Health & Wellness Fundraising Guide  

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Created by Townshippers’ Association, this guide is designed to help organizations providing health and wellness programming to seniors in the historical Eastern Townships, in developing sustainable fundraising plans and diversifying their funding sources.  A fundraising plan can help your organization shift from being reactive to proactive. Instead of scrambling to find funding, you’ll be able to look forward, anticipate your needs, and work towards meeting them in the short and long term. 

Created with the support of the Community Health and Social Services Network, funded by Health Canada through the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2013-2018: Education, Immigration, Communities. Special thanks to the Uni-Aide Foundation for generously sharing guidance and past fundraising plans with the creators of this guide.

 


Your Simplified Guide: Do you require health care services? 

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A simplified guide for health care services in the territory covered by the CIUSSS de l’Estrie, provided by the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Estrie – Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke. To download, visit SanteEstrie.qc.ca or click the download button.

 


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Caregivers to the Elderly: Maintaining Life Balance while Caregiving  

Information and Support Guide for Caregivers

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Whether by choice or circumstances, care giving for a family member, friend or neighbour can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. The Information and Support Guide for Caregivers was created help current and future caregivers who are caring for an elderly family member or friend, whether planned or unexpected. The guide offers advice on various aspects of care,  as well as useful tips to help caregivers adapt to their new lifestyle and living arrangements in order to ensure a better quality of life for both the caregiver and the person they are caring for. 

The Cargivers guide is an initiative of the Table de réflexion et d’action des retraités et des aînés de La MRC Rivière-du-Nord with support from l’Appui Laurentides and CISSS des Laurentides


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Estrie Public Health Directors Report

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In September 2016, the public health director for the Estrie region released a report health and education outcomes of anglophones and immigrants and the region’s francophones. The “Responding to the needs of linguistic and cultural communities in the Estrie” report looks at a number of factors influencing the health and wellness of these communities and provides recommendations. Available on the public health directors website [santeestrie.qc.ca], Townshippers’ is happy to provide a copy of this report, in English, for download. 

Related: [links open in new tab]
CBC News: Anglophones, immigrants in worse health than francophones in the Eastern TownshipsSep 29, 2016
Gerald Cutting, President of Townshippers’ Association, talks to CBC Quebec AM’s Susan Campbell about the report.


Users’ Committees of the Estrie Region

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Curious about your rights as a user of health and social services in the Estrie? Download your user’s rights guide today.

 

 

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