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The October Edition | October 6, 2022

Welcome to the October Edition of the Comfort Connection!

October 10 is World Mental Health Day, so in recognition of that, we've gathered resources and personal stories to help you (and your loved ones) learn more about mental health.
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on youth. Jillian among them.

“I’ve been really struggling with my mental health. I’m lonely and isolated, which I think is about not being in contact with other human beings for almost two years.” 

Jillian was able to find a private therapist, but the cost was too great. Thankfully, her grandmother was able to step in...

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Monthly Spotlight: World Mental Health Day

Stigma and discrimination continue to be a barrier to social inclusion and access to the right care... We can all play our part in increasing awareness about which preventive mental health interventions work and World Mental Health Day is an opportunity to do that collectively.
We envision a world in which mental health is valued, promoted and protected; where everyone has an equal opportunity to enjoy mental health and to exercise their human rights; and where everyone can access the mental health care they need... 

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Caregiver of the Month

Congratulations to our most recent Caregiver of the Month, Doris B.!
Doris is deeply dedicated to her clients. She shows great compassion and empathy while working — when in need of a caregiver, our office staff know they can depend on Doris to get the work done!
Doris will drive 45 minutes across the city to visit her clients in the hospital, and she puts in the effort to complete all extra training and courses so she can be fully updated with her clients’ needs...

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Recipe of the Month: Blueberry & Nut Oat Bake

Swap your regular porridge for a healthy baked version, packed with oats, juicy blueberries, and crunchy almonds. It's a warming breakfast for cold mornings and can be helpful for boosting your mood and well-being!

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Video: I Had a Black Dog

The black dog may always be part of my life, but he will never be the beast that he was... I’ve learnt through knowledge, patience, discipline and humour, the worst black dog can be made to heel.

If you are in difficulty, never be afraid to ask for help.

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Self/Family Managed Care

Did you know? Manitoba offers Self and Family Managed Care to eligible home care recipients!
This program offers money in exchange for home care services, which can be used to hire a care company such as Comforts of Home – Care. By going this route, not only do you have a say about who comes into your home, you can ensure consistency and quality of care.

Learn more about how it works and apply today

Kind Words

"As an employee at Comforts of Home - Care, I feel like I am part of a family that cares…. The staff coordinators and office staff are super awesome."

- Doris

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