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New health service proposal reviewed transfer over to rehabilitation or other types of inpatient or outpatient care. These types of services handle stroke survivors, patients with acquired brain injuries, amputees, and older patients who have become debilitated following an illness or injury and are in need of follow-up support care. prior to release is also recommended. “Significantinvestments”fromtheLHINin home-therapy support, ambulatory services, and other community based sub-acute health care services is also recommended along with redistribution where possible of sub-acute bed space within the Champlain LHIN region. This redistribution would be based on demographics to try to reduce the amount of travel time and distance involved for patients in sub-acute care.The plan also proposes making the most efficient use of convalescent units in long-termcare homes. The plan recommends a $5.6 million

Sheds burgled A pair of sheds in the backyard of a Main Street home in Hawkesbury were broken into overnight between July 7 and 8. The thief or thieves broke the locks securing the shed doors. Stolen from the sheds were some fishing rods, a tackle box, and a fish finder. A 2008 15hp Mercury outboard motor, valued at $3000, was also taken off a small boat parked on the property. Anyone with information can call the OPP at 613-632-2729 or toll-free 1-888- 310-1122. The Champlain Local Health Integration Network board (LHIN) has approved a proposal for a new long-termplan for making the best use of sub-acute services within the Champlain LHIN region.The LHIN oversees fundingmanagement and other planning for the Champlain health services region, which includes Ottawa, the Five Counties and parts of Renfrew and Leeds-Grenville counties. LHIN administration has determined there are more than 870 sub-acute care hospital beds in the Champlain LHIN region available for patients who have finished with their acute care treatment and may More efficient use of sub-acute services for out-patients is part of a new plan for hospitals and health service providers in Eastern Ontario.

investment for the Champlain LHIN’s sub-acute care services program for inpatient care. Most of the money would go towards more intensive rehabilitation services. Another $11.3 million investment is recommended for community-based services. The Champlain LHIN board approved the plan and asked LHIN staff and their partners in local health services facilities and centres to develop a detailed strategy for putting the plan to work as part of the LHIN’s overall strategy for improving patient care and support services throughout the region.

Impaired driving Cory Phillips, 37, of Kahnawake, Quebec, is charged with driving with a blood-alcohol level exceeding 80 milligrams following an OPP R.I.D.E. checkstop on John Street inHawkesbury on June 25. Police stopped Phillips, who was driving a blue 2006 Honda Civic, at 1 a.m. at the checkstop and determined he had been drinking. His car was impounded for seven days and his driver’s licence suspended on the spot for 90 days. He was scheduled for a July 13 provincial court appearance in L’Orignal. identification and prevention strategies to help patients avoid future hospital stays resulting from relapse or new injuries or illness during their sub-acute care period. Monitoring patient care during hospital stays to prevent any hospital-acquired disabilities The new plan was developed through the LHIN’s sub-acute capacity steering committee through consultation with patients, caregivers, and health service providers. It recommends early-

Devastating fire in Riceville claims 54 cows


damage that is estimated at $ 1million.”One lone cow, Ninja, and two calves were spared. No fewer than 35 firefighters were on hand to battle the flames. As for the cause of the fire, it would still undetermined but Hovey believes the incident could be of an electrical matter. «This incident is all the more sad for us because this farmbelonged to one of our firefighters,” expressedHovey. “Our thoughts are with them.” It was the second event of its kind in three years for the Ryan family that intends to rebuild the farm and livestock. A previous fire destroyed another barn on the property.

The ashes of the church of St-Isidore were still warm in the evening of July 23 when, at around 8 pm, firefighters in the area were called to fight a major fire that com- pletely ravaged the dairy farm Ryandale in Riceville. According to the Fire Department of the Nation municipality, the farm, which was more than 150 years old, is a total loss. “The farm is a complete loss and so are 54 dairy cows and three grain silos,” said fire chief Tobias Hovey. “In total, we’re talking about

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