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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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 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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Self-Care Tips for Social Distancing

While we all work to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing, we recognize the importance of self-care during this time. Make your mental health a priority by implementing these tips into your daily life: 1. Stay informed by gathering information only from credible sources such as local and provincial health agencies and …

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Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 as a Health Care Professional

At Plan A, we see and appreciate all health care professionals working on the frontlines and helping to fight the battle against COVID-19. We thank you for your effort and dedication during this difficult time. We want each of you to stay safe and healthy while you continue to deliver quality care to those who …

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