When Mila Alonzo goes in to clean a patient room, she tries to imagine that it’s her mother, father or brother who will be occupying the room. It's a scenario that helps put a human face on a sometimes overwhelming situation.
For Jonathan Russell, a nurse practitioner at Michael Garron Hospital, focusing on the positive is what helps him get through the uncertainty he faces every day. And it starts with patients.
Intense emotions come along with living through a pandemic. We are a couple months into this one, and you may be noticing some big emotions right now - in yourself, and in others around you. And sometimes, these feel scary.
Our community’s response to Michael Garron Hospital’s #1000masks challenge has been nothing short of incredible. And one volunteer has taken it upon himself to keep the momentum going, delivering and picking up fabric and masks right across the city.
We've asked those who've donated to our Emergency Response Fund to share words of encouragement that we've proudly displayed in our hospital to motivate, encourage and inspire our healthcare workers.
Creativity is good for distraction, it helps generate new ways of thinking and it leads to innovative solutions. But did you also know that creativity is good for our mental health?
Neighbours all around Michael Garron Hospital have been filling their windows with hearts for hospital workers.
Jaguar Land Rover is no stranger to making a difference. They’ve been making vehicles available to assist in natural disasters and humanitarian work around the world for over 65 years.
In this weekly series, Lois Didyk, MGH social worker shares her “mental health moments” to help keep us moving forward
We're grateful for East Toronto businesses like Home Depot for coming together to support healthworkers during COVID-19.