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Carrie Klassen speaks to media at Legislature. Patrick Book, paNOW Staff.
Carrie Klassen speaks to media at Legislature. Patrick Book, paNOW Staff.

SK families worry about level of support at care homes

By Patrick Book
April 23, 2013 - 7:01am

More people are joining the call to have the province mandate staff levels at seniors long-term care homes.

Since News Talk Radio reported on about Cindy Klassen's visit to the Legislature two weeks ago, it has spoken to many more families who worry their loved ones are in danger.

The Valley Hill Youth Treatment Centre on opening day. paNOW file photo.
The Valley Hill Youth Treatment Centre on opening day. paNOW file photo.

Valley Hill Youth Treatment Centre pushes for awareness

By Sarah Stone
April 23, 2013 - 6:13am Updated: April 23, 2013 - 7:05am

Only eight months after the Valley Hill Youth Treatment Centre officially opened, it is still trying to get its name into various communities.

The youth treatment centre helps both male and female participants aged 12 to 17 overcome their ‘misuse’ of drugs through a holistic approach.

Minister Harpauer, Rosemary Fenrich, Premier Brad Wall and Minister Draude. Kevin Martel, paNOW Staff.
Minister Harpauer, Rosemary Fenrich, Premier Brad Wall and Minister Draude. Kevin Martel, paNOW Staff.

No more waiting: More services for SK residents with intellectual disabilities

By Kevin Martel
April 22, 2013 - 4:04pm

There’s new hope for those in Saskatchewan living with an intellectual disability. The government announced Monday that a wait list of 440 people struggling to find a place to live, or trying to find programs to fulfill their needs, is now gone.

Lucian Williamson was diagnosed with Lukemia when he was only seven months old. Photo taken and submitted by Tracy Kerestesh
Lucian Williamson was diagnosed with Lukemia when he was only seven months old. Photo taken and submitted by Tracy Kerestesh

SK government to review RQHR plan to merge pediatric wards

By paNOW Staff
April 16, 2013 - 12:19pm

The Saskatchewan Health Minister says the government will not sign off on a possible plan to merge the children’s cancer treatment program with the pediatric unit at the General Hospital until they know it's safe.

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