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For caregivers of children with a neuromotor disability such as cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, myelomeningocele, brain injury, muscular dystrophy or any other disability that prevents or limits their ability to control their
muscles and feel sensations. Information on how to help your child's …
This pamphlet explains the role of the Social Work Department within the Sunny Hill Health Centre.
Defines "intellectual disability" and provides a list of resources and support services for families.
Answers frequently asked questions about the services provided by Sunny Hill.
A pamphlet that explains how to deal with some common problems that people experience with catheters.
Information about the Assistive Technology team at Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children.
Information on how to care for a child with a pacemaker used to treat an irregular heart rhythm (arrythmia). Including: how to care for the incision; activity recommendations; signs of possible problems; travel information; environmental hazards.
Includes information about the Hearing Loss Team (HLT) at Sunny Hill - who they are, what services they provide, how to set up an assessment with the team, and how to prepare for an assessment.
Provides information and answers questions about parents spending a night or two at the hospital, to be close to and help care for their baby.
Explains what a seizure is, what you should and should not do when your child is having a seizure.
Services provided by the feeding team at Sunny Hill including: feeding assessments, oral motor assessments, nutritional, medical & nursing evaluations, feeding study, tube feeding.
Information on how to care for a child with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) used to treat an irregular heart rhythm (arrythmia). Including: how to care for the incision; activity recommendations; signs of possible problems; travel information; environmental hazards.
For caregivers of children with neuromotor disability (such as cerebral palsy, spinal cord
injury, myelomeningocele, brain injury, muscular dystrophy...) who may have some problems with their bone health.
This pamphlet provides a description of how to use a nebulizer with a compressor for asthma treatment; includes cleaning instructions.
This handout is written for parents of young children in levels 4 and 5. The pamphlet includes Information about power mobility for children with special needs.
This pamphlet was developed by the professionals of the BC Children's Hospital Youth Health, Division of Adolescent Health to highlight recent research from BC on alcohol use among teens. It also provides some important messages for teens and for adults about Youth who are binge drinking.
Helping British Columbia professionals understand their role, advise parents and access Canadian resources and links.
This handout goes through the steps of managing and taking care of a Blake Drain.
This pamphlet provides updated parking and navigation information for patients and families visiting BC Children's Hospital or BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre.
This guide is intended to help parents understand what autism spectrum ; disorder (ASD) is, recognize common signs and symptoms, and find the resources they need. Included in this booklet are questions that parents frequently ask when their school-age child receives an ASD diagnosis, and answers co…
This guide is designed to act as a resource for parents of children with both NF1 and learning disabilities at all school ages. Whether your child is just entering kindergarten, or is into his/her high school years, you will find relevant material to address his/her educational needs in this guide.
This pamphlet provides a description of how to use a spacer with mask and a metered dose inhaler (puffer) as well as cleaning instructions.
This pamphlet provides a description of how to use a spacer with mouthpiece and a metered dose inhaler (puffer) for asthma treatment; includes cleaning instructions.
This pamphlet offers advice for parents and caregivers on how to know if your child has a fever, what you can do at home, and how it's diagnosed by a doctor.
This pamphlet offers advice to parents and caregivers on how to care for your child with croup. It explains croup, the symptoms, what you can do at home, how it's diagnosed and also how it's treated.
This pamphlet is for parents with babies who have Cystic Fibrosis. It details signs to look for when deciding whether to go to Emergency, and when and who to call to make an appointment.
This pamphlet provides information about sodium and guidelines for sodium supplementation for your baby.
This handout provides helpful tips for parents of children and teens who are living with chronic pain. Also includes a recommended resource list.
This pamphlet provides information on the growing spine: what's ahead for a young child with scoliosis.
This Guide is intended for parents of adolescent children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to better understand the process of navigating the transition between the teenage years and young adulthood. It was inspired by the courage and positive spirit of all families who support the grow…
Developed by the Surgical Day Care Department, this pamphlet provides parents with answers to the most commonly asked questions when you have a child in the post anesthetic recovery room.
Written in Simplified Chinese, and developed by the Surgical Day Care Department, this pamphlet provides parents with answers to the most commonly asked questions when you have a child in the post anesthetic recovery room.
Written in Punjabi, and developed by the Surgical Day Care Department, this pamphlet provides parents with answers to the most commonly asked questions when you have a child in the post anesthetic recovery room.
Written in Traditional Chinese, and developed by the Surgical Day Care Department, this pamphlet provides parents with answers to the most commonly asked questions when you have a child in the post anesthetic recovery room.
Written in Vietnamese, and developed by the Surgical Day Care Department, this pamphlet provides parents with answers to the most commonly asked questions when you have a child in the post anesthetic recovery room.