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					Clean Hands Protect Lives                                                                                 Free Living
                                            Hand cleaning is one of the best ways you and
                                            your health care team can prevent infections from             Healthy
                                            spreading.
                                                                                                          Seminars
                                            HHS is actively participating in the Clean Hands Protect
                                            Lives Campaign, recently launched by the Ontario              Destination Diabetes: Let’s Change Tracks
                                            Hospital Association (OHA) and the Ministry of Health         (A Diabetes Screening/Prevention Event)
                                            and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). The campaign outlines            With Dr. P. Eddenden, Medical Advisor, Halton Diabetes Program &
                                            the key times when healthcare providers should clean          A. Gleeson, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Halton Diabetes Program
                                            their hands and wear gloves and how patients and
                                                                                                          Monday, November 17, 2008 – 7:30 pm
                                            visitors can do their part.
                                                                                                          *Diabetes Screening from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.
                                                                                                          Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, 327 Reynolds Street, Oakville
Healthcare Providers
Your healthcare team is committed to giving you clean, safe care. There are important moments
when your healthcare team should clean their hands, such as:
• After touching objects in a patient’s room and going to another room
                                                                                                          Introverts & Extroverts: Different Types,
• Before and after treating patients
                                                                                                          Different Stresses
                                                                                                          With Dr. D. Posen, Stress Specialist
• Before and after special procedures
                                                                                                          Thursday, November 20, 2008 – 7:00 pm
• After contact with body fluids, such as blood and urine.
                                                                                                          LeDome Banquet Hall, 1173 N. Service Road East, Oakville
Patients and Visitors
                                                                                                          To reserve a seat for a health seminar, please call 905-338-4379 or
When you come to the hospital, hand cleaning is your job too. Whether you are a patient or a visitor,
                                                                                                          email: elittle@haltonhealthcare.on.ca
do your part to prevent germs from spreading. Make sure you clean your hands often and especially:
• Before and after eating
• After using the washroom
• After sneezing or coughing

Visitors who do not feel well should not come to the hospital to visit. When you are a patient in the
hospital, don’t be shy about telling visitors to stay home if they are not feeling well. That’s another
big way we can keep infections from spreading in our hospitals.



Holiday Cards Now Available
The 2008 OTMH Holiday Cards are now available. This year there are two designs to choose from.
One is a watercolour illustration of Bronte Harbour, created by Robert Boast-Cornish. The second
is a photograph taken by Scott Robertson of the clock tower in downtown Oakville.




                                                                                                                                                                            VISION
                                                                                                                                                 To create with and for the Community a
                                                                                                                                      distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that
                                                                                                                                  provides, through the efficient use of resources, the
                                                                                                                             highest quality of clinical patient-centered care to the
Robert Boast-Cornish, ‘Village of Bronte’           Scott Robertson, ‘The Town Square’                            Community within an innovative environment that supports the
The OTMH Holiday Cards are available in the Gift Shop in the OTMH lobby. You can also purchase                  physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the Community.
these cards online at www.oakvillehospitalfoundation.com within the Latest News section.
A package of 10 cards, with envelopes, is $12 (including tax). Proceeds from the 2008                                              To stay up-to-date with the
Holiday Cards will be used to purchase new medical equipment for OTMH.                                                        New Oakville Hospital Project log on to
                                                                                                                                  www.newoakvillehospital.com
Thank you for making a difference to the health of our community.
                                                                                                    One of the most rewarding volunteer experiences you’ll ever have.

                          OAKVILLE-TRAFALGAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL • 327 REYNOLDS STREET • OAKVILLE • ON • L6J 3L7 • 905-845-2571

				
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