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Q: What Makes a Great Basement? Lori Paton week concierge service to an onsite 24 hr per day
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A: In a word, design. Design is truly what makes or breaks the
basement you will either choose to spend time in or not. Hospital to Home: Making the Transi on Easier Dr. Lesley Naumowich 905-338-0377
The design of the basement should be an extension of the
A hospital stay can be a turning point in anyone’s life, especially if they
are aging or experience a decrease in their ability to func on at home. Question:
rest of the home. Thus providing a continuous flow from When preparing to leave the hospital there is a lot to consider. Below Why do my children need an eye exam if a
the main floor carrying it right through to your unfinished you will ﬁnd 5 ps to make the transi on to home easier.
vision screening is performed at their school?
storage space in the basement. 1. Have a discharge day plan: You may feel weak when leaving the
The process begins with the expertise of a professional
hospital. Plan to have assistance with transporta on home, medica on
pick up and preparing your ﬁrst few meals. Answer:
2. Arrange equipment: Depending on your condi on, some specialized A vision screening does not replace a comprehensive
structural engineer who will aid you in the elimination of
equipment might be necessary such as a raised toilet seat, grab bars in eye examination by an optometrist. According to the
some, if not all of those annoying jack posts, or load bear- the bathroom, a walker or an emergency response system. Ontario Association of Optometrists, as many as 43% of
ing walls. It is from this point that the great room of the 3. Follow instruc ons: Once we return home many of us forget some of the
children with vision problems are able to pass a vision
house begins to unfold. Open concept basements, that instruc ons given to us regarding medica ons, diet, exercise etc. You will
o en receive wri en discharge instruc ons from the hospital but take screening. Secondly, considering that 80% of learning
begin at the foot of the stairs, allows for multiple uses in your own notes as well. If you get confused, call your doctor’s o ce. is done through the eyes, it is important to have your
one large space. Home theatres, bars, gyms and spas are 4. Monitor progress: As you recuperate at home, be sure to track your
child’s eyes examined before they start school in order
progress. Let your doctor know of any challenges you are facing or if you
just some of the ways people are utilizing their new found are feeling any unexpected discomfort. o
to give them the best opportunity to succeed. As wellwell,
living space. Basements are no longer the cold un-inviting 5. Consider a caregiver: Everyday ac vi es can be challenging when vision screening programs are no longer as common as
storage spaces they used to be. The basement has become a returning from hospital. If a spouse or family member is not an op on,
call Nurse Next Door. We will do whatever it takes to bring the peace
they once were and it is possible that they aren’t even in
new dynamic living space in its own right. of mind you need. Be it personal or medical care, cleaning, cooking place at your children’s school.
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Registered Nurse at no
addi onal cost. under for an eye exam every 12 months. It is in your
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