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  • Transfusion Clinic
    Would it surprise you to know that at Arnprior Regional Health we use on average about 25 units of blood per week There are two clinical areas responsible for blood utilization the emergency department and the Medical Day Program a program implemented this past year Through the emergency department blood is used for many reasons Patients receiving blood can be due to low platelets in cancer patients victims of motor vehicle accidents injuries resulting in a loss of blood and many other critical situations Patients on route to a larger trauma centre may receive blood in the ambulance These are the unforeseen or unplanned uses of blood The Medical Day Program began in October 2011 and runs each Wednesday The Medical Day Program is for patients requiring procedures such as blood transfusions IVIG Albumin Iron Infusions Pamidronate and phlebotomy These procedures were previously done in the emergency department as it was necessary for patients to be monitored the entire time by a registered nurse While our new Emergency Department is a much improved space than before it is nicer for patients to have a room dedicated to their specific procedures Depending on the procedure required it can take anywhere from one to seven hours The Medical Day Program is of great benefit to our patients Dedicated appointment times away from the rush of the emergency department help facilitate access to day procedures in a timely manner said Dr Jennifer Rivington Francis has been coming into ARH since March 2012 Prior to using the services here at ARH his son would take time off work and drive him to one of the hospitals in the city On the days his son was unavailable to take him Francis would rely on Seniors at Home to get him to the hospital Francis requires

    Original URL path: https://www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca/index.php/clinical-services/transfusion-clinic (2016-05-02)
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  • About Arnprior Regional Health
    priority Mission Achieving excellence through working partnerships we deliver responsible quality healthcare each day Values Honesty Accountability Respect Teamwork Arnprior Regional Health ARH is constantly changing and growing to meet the needs of our local communities ARH is a regional leader and hub for selected acute long term care and other health care services We are no longer just a hospital and a nursing home we are much more We are responding to the needs of our communities keeping pace with new clinical innovations such as less evasive surgical procedures therapies and drug treatments and finding new ways of delivering care in a community setting For example we introduced the Assisted Living Services Program We broadened our surgical program with a greater focus on day surgery And we expanded our Telemedicine program to virtually link patients to health care providers without the need for travel By bringing all of these services under the ARH umbrella we can provide enhanced patient client resident care and improved navigation of the health care system We are building upon a long history of caring for our communities continually evolving to meet their needs And we are keeping in touch to understand your needs and to move forward together That commitment and caring will not change Senior Team Eric Hanna President and CEO Tel 613 623 7962 ext 220 E mail This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Gail Atwill Vice President Finance and Support Services Vice President Finance and Support Services Tel 613 623 7962 ext 223 E mail This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Susan Leach Vice President of Patient Resident Services Chief Nursing Executive Tel 613 623 7962 ext 237 E mail This email address

    Original URL path: https://www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca/index.php/arnprior-regional-health/about-us (2016-05-02)
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  • Board of Directors
    President Medical Staff Christina Fiedorowicz Douglas Kromrey Bernice O Connor ARH Auxiliary Jerome Taylor ARH Board of Directors Accountability Statement Bylaws Corporate Bylaws Professional Bylaw Board of Directors Meetings The meetings of the Board of Directors of Arnprior Regional Health ARH are open to the people in our community staff physicians volunteers media and any other interested people As a public organization we are committed to open and full accountability This initiative is one way in which we hope to demonstrate our commitment to ensure communication with our community With occasional exceptions Board meetings are held at 7 00 pm on the third Thursday of each month in the Hospital Board Room from September to June All meetings include an in camera session during each meeting that is attended by Board Members only Guests will be asked to leave for this portion of the meeting Videotape recording equipment and cameras are not permitted at Board meetings Public agendas for regular meetings of the Board of Directors will be posted on the Events Calendar of the ARH website and will be available on or after the Friday preceding the meeting date While we encourage all members of the public to attend Board meetings we ask that you register with the Board Secretary by calling 613 623 3166 x221 to indicate your plan to attend to ensure adequate space and seating Attendees may participate in Board meetings as observers but may not speak at Board meetings unless invited to do so by the Board Chair Should any individual or group wish to make a presentation to the Board a letter outlining the nature of their request should be sent to the Board Office at least 10 working days prior to the meeting The request will be considered by the Board Chair and

    Original URL path: https://www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca/index.php/arnprior-regional-health/board-of-directors (2016-05-02)
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  • Quality Plan
    Services Adult Day Program Assisted Living Services Program The Grove About The Grove Directions Information for Family Information for Residents Partners Links Public Reporting Quality Safety Resident Services Activities Respite Care Arnprior District Memorial Hospital About Arnprior District Memorial Hospital Patient Relations How to Pay Your Bill Patient Family Advisory Council Patient Declaration of Values Information for Patients Information for Visitors Partners In Caring About our Foundation Donate Today Our promise to you Legacy Society Heart of Gold Club Upcoming Events Thank you Allied Health Services Dentist Family Counseling Gamma Dynacare Lab Ottawa Valley Physiotherapy Psychologist Search Homepage Arnprior Regional Health Quality Plan Quality Plan Arnprior Regional Health s Quality Improvement Plan QIP is a full strategic plan that applies to the health services offered to the region s constituents The plan is based on the principles of the vision and mission of the corporation In addition the Board has defined quality as Doing the right thing at the right time in the right way for the right person and having the best possible results The strategic priorities of the organization are centered around the five pillars of experience quality people finance and community These strategic goals have been identified by the Board of Directors of the Corporation and incorporated into the Quality Improvement Plan Each day as we live our values of Honesty Accountability Respect and Teamwork we work to improve the experience for our patients residents and clients 2016 2017 Workplan Narrative of the Workplan Events Calendar May 2016 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 Become a Donor Find out more about

    Original URL path: https://www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca/index.php/arnprior-regional-health/quality-plan (2016-05-02)
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  • Strategic Plan & Corporate Goals
    PDF 1 996Kb A rnprior Regional Health includes a dynamic rural hospital and a vibrant long term care LTC facility and rapidly expanding assisted living services With an aging population and a healthcare system in the midst of significant transformation the organization must take proactive steps to ensure that the corporation is positioned to be an effective health service provider in today s evolving health system It will need to make choices in how and what services we will provide and which processes can be further refined to create a better patient resident client experience In addition the organization must continue to effectively respond to increasing needs for accountability in areas such as quality of care and achieving a balanced budget The 2013 strategic plan outlines strategic themes and goals the corporation will need to achieve as it participates in the transformation of the provision of health services within the Champlain Local Health Integrated Network LHIN This document will support and inform key decisions such as Patient resident client experiences Focuses required in operational effectiveness Priorities with respect to patient resident client safety and quality of care Health System Integration and Staff engagement To achieve the strategic goals identified in this report management will develop annual goals with corresponding specific measures and related targets The Board of Directors will provide a mix of foresight oversight or ongoing insight with respect to the implementation and monitoring of the strategic goals Corporate Goals 2015 2016 Experience 50 of Emergency Department Patients will rate their care as excellent Quality Achieve one strategy to reduce the number of patients with mental health issues who return to the emergency department within 30 days 13 6 or less of residents will have had a fall in the last 30 days 13 6 or less of residents

    Original URL path: https://www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca/index.php/arnprior-regional-health/strategic-plan-a-corporate-goals (2016-05-02)
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  • Accessing Your Health Information
    About The Grove Directions Information for Family Information for Residents Partners Links Public Reporting Quality Safety Resident Services Activities Respite Care Arnprior District Memorial Hospital About Arnprior District Memorial Hospital Patient Relations How to Pay Your Bill Patient Family Advisory Council Patient Declaration of Values Information for Patients Information for Visitors Partners In Caring About our Foundation Donate Today Our promise to you Legacy Society Heart of Gold Club Upcoming Events Thank you Allied Health Services Dentist Family Counseling Gamma Dynacare Lab Ottawa Valley Physiotherapy Psychologist Search Homepage Arnprior Regional Health Accessing Your Health Information Accessing Your Health Information Please direct requests for personal health information to Arnprior Regional Health Health Records Department Attn Manager 350 John Street North Arnprior Ontario K7S 2P6 or 613 623 3166 ext 207 Please direct privacy related questions or concerns to Arnprior Regional Health Chief Privacy Officer 350 John Street North Arnprior Ontario K7S 2P6 or 613 623 3166 ext 261 Events Calendar May 2016 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1

    Original URL path: https://www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca/index.php/arnprior-regional-health/accessing-your-health-information (2016-05-02)
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  • Freedom of Information
    of Privacy Act FIPPA the Ontario law that provides a right to access information under the control of institutions in accordance with the principles that Information should be available to the public Necessary exemptions from the right of access should be limited and specific Decisions on the disclosure of government information should be reviewed independently of government FIPPA protects the privacy of personal information of individuals held by institutions It also provides individuals with a right of access to and correction of that information Directory of Records Arnprior Regional Health Directory of Records provides a listing of the types of records held by the hospital as required by the Ontario Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Making a FIPPA Request To make a request for information held by Arnprior Regional Health you must send a letter that includes enough detail to allow our staff to find the information You must also include a cheque for the 5 application fee payable to Arnprior District Memorial Hospital You must send your request to FOI Coordinator Arnprior Regional Health 350 John Street North Arnprior Ontario K7S 2P6 The staff time required to locate and prepare records that contain your personal information is free of charge however you may be charged for the cost of photocopying For non personal information you may be charged for the time required to locate and prepare the records photocopying costs shipping costs and costs associated with replying to the request Once we receive a request and the application fee a decision letter outlining our response will be issued within 30 days In cases where the request involves an extensive search this time period may be extended All decisions made by Arnprior Regional Health including the final determination and any fees or time extensions may be appealed

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  • Auxiliary (Volunteers)
    for sewing and mending items for the hospital Over the years the Auxiliary has grown adding programs to meet the changing needs of the hospital and the nursing home Our Mission Statement The Auxiliary to the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital is a group of dedicated volunteers who assist Health Care Providers at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital and The Grove Arnprior and District Nursing Home We do this by helping to bring quality care and comfort to patients and residents in a spirit of generosity and compassion As we strive to reflect the care of our community Auxiliary Volunteers participate in approved fundraising activities and community partnerships What is the volunteer program There are over 200 volunteers who provide almost 20 000 hours of service annually Volunteers at the hospital and nursing home contribute in a variety of areas serving customers in the Opportunity Shop and Gift Shop to helping with patient activities administering the HELPP lottery and assisting in an office You may volunteer several times a week or once a month whatever suits your schedule and interests New volunteers New volunteers are made aware of the various programs and are placed according to their abilities preferences and need Volunteers receive a thorough orientation to their new position and automatically become members of the Auxiliary Youth Volunteers Volunteers are the back bone of our organization and play an important role with our patients and residents We are especially happy to welcome youth volunteers Volunteer Service Areas Description Duties In Hospital VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Help with juice cart and refreshments Water flowers Patient transport Sewing Room Sewing and repairing items as needed Gift Shop VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Gift Shop is entirely volunteer run and offers various gift items reading materials and confectionary items It is open 10am to 4pm Monday Friday All proceeds benefit the Hospital and Nursing Home Opportunity Shop The Opportunity Shop is located on John Street and recycles second hand items from the community to re sell them This is a major fundraising source for the Hospital and Nursing Home Volunteers here will sort donated goods price items and place on floors and put up window displays Out of House Crafts Prepares crafts and items to sell at Gift Shop This is done in the comfort of your own home Continuous Complex Care Helps with the home cooked breakfast event Assists with the once per month birthday club celebration helps serve cake and refreshments Bingo games assists with special tea events Water flowers Grove Nursing Home Breakfast Assistance VOLUNTEERS NEEDED These volunteers assist the residents at the Grove with their breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings approximately 8am 9 30am Grove Nursing Home Activity Adult Day Program Helps to plan and organize events games celebrations and outings with residents Volunteer Application Process Please follow these steps to join our team of volunteers Complete the Volunteer Application form below Volunteer Services will then call you to schedule an interview time should a suitable opportunity arise Successful applicants

    Original URL path: https://www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca/index.php/arnprior-regional-health/auxiliary-volunteers (2016-05-02)
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