Patients with mobility issues can now exercise their arms, wrists and shoulders while in bed instead of having to be moved to the gym in the Physiotherapy Department. A new, mobile arm ergometer unit, purchased through a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant, is easily transported to a patient’s bedside for required cardiovascular strengthening and conditioning, increasing accessibility for these patients.
Welcome to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. We are delighted to welcome you to our healthcare team.
You are among our city’s most generous and compassionate citizens. We appreciate and admire your generous gifts of time, energy, and service. We hope that you will receive as much from your experiences as we know you will be providing to the patients and families we serve, to your volunteer and staff colleagues, and to our overall community.
Orientation is a mandatory and essential component of your volunteer placement to ensure you have the proper tools to be successful.
Orientation is divided into three categories:
There are 6 mandatory e-learning modules which require completion before your placement can begin: