person-centred care

TagsCommunity & Culture

Care during unusual times

I’ve always looked forward to spring and summer. Spending time in my garden, extra time with my grandchildren, and travelling to scenic spots in our trailer are some of the typical highlights. But I’ll remember the summer of 2021 for very different reasons. A pandemic, the tremendous heat waves and an awful wildfire season to…

TagsHealth & Wellness

Caring for survivors of sexual assault

When survivors of sexual assault arrive at Penticton Regional Hospital, they are cared for by a dedicated team of specially trained nurses and social workers. Shelley and Marcy are part of the sexual assault response team in Penticton When a person is referred to the sexual assault team, they are first met by a social…