Healthy Nail Salon Workers Project


I Background
II Methodology
III Key Findings
IV Outcomes
V Recommendations for Policy, Practice, or Further Research
VI Key Learnings for Community Health
VII References

--Submitted by Cate Ahrens and Linor David, Queen West – Central Toronto Community Health Centre

I Background

Recruiting and Retaining Bilingual Staff

Submitted by Andrea Bodkin and Estelle Duchon, HC Link

I Introduction

II Background

III Recruiting bilingual staff

IV Retaining bilingual staff

V When bilingual staff leave

VI Case Study

VII References and further resources


Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Online Resources Related to Feature 714

Smoking and the Bottom Line: Updating the Costs of Smoking in the Workplace outlines the costs of tobacco use to employers and makes the business case for helping employees quit. Developed by the Conference Board of Canada.

Building on our Gains, Taking Action Now:  Ontario’s Tobacco Control Strategy for 2011 – 2016. Report from the Tobacco Strategy Advisory Group.  October 2010.

Windsor-Essex (W.E.) Can Quit: Helping Employees Quit Through the Workplace


I Introduction: Tobacco use in Ontario – Everyone’s business
II Tobacco use in Windsor-Essex County
III Windsor-Essex (W.E.) Can Quit: Workplace Smoking Cessation Pilot
IV Workplace Partnerships
V Program Implementation
VI Evaluation  
VII W.E. Can Quit Impact and Findings
VIII Implications
IX Next Steps

--Submitted by Shawna Scale, H.P. Specialist, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

Valuing Volunteers in Healthcare Organizations

I Introduction

II Step 1: Estimate Volunteer Contributions

III Step 2: Estimate benefits received by volunteer

IV Step 3: With your financial accounts, put it all together in a Expanded Value Added Statement

V Conclusion

--by Laurie Mook, Betty Jane Richmond & Jack Quarter, Volunteer Value Added Project

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Assessing the Value of Volunteer Activity

Type of Resource: Article
Source: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 28 (1999): 3-17.
Author: Brown, E.

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