My Experience Working As A Member Of One Of Plan A’s COVID-Care Teams

I am an RPN student who has just completed my first year. I signed on with Plan A  Kingston/Quinte for a summer position with hopes of gaining lots of experience through multiple shifts at different LTC homes. COVD-19 changed that plan like it changed plans for so many people this summer. Just when things were looking …

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My Experience Working In A Long Term Care Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

I was introduced to Plan A by one of my peers who spoke highly of and strongly recommended the agency. As a novice nursing student, I was intrigued by an unconventional and unheard-of employment opportunity. I was extremely excited to start working for Plan A. After COVID delays and completion of the administrative paperwork, I …

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Navigating the World of COVID-19 as a Recent Graduate: A Thank You to Plan A

As a recent university graduate, COVID-19 took away a lot of what I was looking forward to. My last visits to my favourite shops and restaurants, final goodbyes to friends and classmates, and most of all a convocation ceremony. Having to move out of my apartment earlier than I expected to return to my home town …

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What Working In A Female-Dominated Industry Has Taught Me

You don't often hear the stories of men working in the healthcare field. Even just trying to do some research and find inspiration for this piece, I found pages among pages of articles discussing the nuances of women in male-dominated fields. But nothing of the reverse. While my story may not be of triumph or …

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Seeing First Hand the Difference We Are Making – Working for Plan A While My Father Lives in LTC

Did you know Dementia affects 1.1 million Canadians, either directly or indirectly and 16,000 of Canadians living with Dementia are under 65 years of age?  That is not something I knew 3 years ago when my father – 62 years old at the time – was officially diagnosed with Dementia. While I myself was 29 …

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My Experience as Team Lead of Plan A’s COVID-Care Teams

When I was young, I didn't expect my life to head in the direction of the health care and advocacy industries. I wasn't really certain of what career path I was going to choose, but one thing I always had was a strong, commanding voice that spoke with certainty. I always found myself in a leadership role, …

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My Challenges Going Paperless In My Business & My New Goals

Did you know the average office uses about 10,000 pages of paper every year? That’s the equivalent of 1 small tree.  If every business went paperless, that could save entire forests! The eco-friendly benefit of going paperless is one of the reasons I decided to switch to a paperless business. While I’m all about doing …

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