Course highlights- Section 1

  • Efficient and effective management of equipment is the responsibility of all SHS personnel;
  • All SHS physicians, personnel and contracted employees shall use SHS equipment and vehicles only with appropriate training and according to manufacturers’ specifications;
  • Clients of the Stoney Nation can obtain equipment such as walkers, crutches, bath seats and raised toilet seats with a physician’s prescription or via NIHB. If a client is not eligible for a new piece of equipment or needs a piece of equipment for only a brief time, items may be borrowed from the Home Care program
  • The client and/or family are responsible for the installation of equipment in the home. This is not the responsibility of the Home Care Program;
  • Home Care stores large, useable items in locked storage sheds outside at the rear of the Health Centre.