Guides to Maintaining Your Health


This guide includes physical activity, nutrition, meal preparation tips for seniors, along with the Canada Food Guide recommendations for seniors.

Assisting Seniors Safely

How to Assist Seniors Safely

A toolkit created by St. Elizabeth Health Care.  Includes tips on assisting seniors in and out of a vehicle and chair, along with walker and wheelchair safety tips.

Caring for Alzheimer’s and dementia
Client Safety – A Guide to Safe Living

Support for Seniors and the Community to better Independent Living

Community Resource Guide

ESS Community Resource Guide

Coping with Caregiver Stress

Alzhiemer Society of Canada

Caregiver Stress Management – Tips for taking care of yourself


ESS Ethics Program

Ethics Program Manual and Employee Reference Guide


Falls Prevention

Healthy Steps – Your guide to falls prevention and home safety

Infection Control
Prevent the spread of germs in your home.

  • Preventing and controlling the spread of infections in homes and through our services is an important part of your safety.
  • Residents are at increased risk of getting infections by virtue of their age, immune status and other multiple health problems.
  • Prevention is best because an infection causes illness that can affect the quality of life for residents and may also spread to others causing an outbreak.
  • Was or sanitize your hands often and thoroughly.
  • If you are feeling ill, drink lots of fluids, stay home and rest.
How to Handwash

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