Hey everyone, with the topic of VACCINES for COVID-19 coming up, there have been questions about providing informed consent for immunization. Thanks to the BCCEO network for sharing resources around this topic!
Click here to read what the BCCDC says about Informed Consent for Immunization, and inability to provide consent for immunization.
Click here to be taken to the Ministry of Health form for Consent for Vaccine-for Adults Assessed as Incapable of Giving Informed Consent.
Hey everyone, your social distancing reminder of the week is inspired by the current edition of the Plan Institute’s newsletter, which has a great article about connecting intentionally with others during these trying times – check it out here! Their suggestions include:
creating a “virtual bubble”
connecting within your neighborhood
calendars of Covid-safe events to look forward to
As well as many others! Give something new a try and share your favorites in the comments!
As it says in this fantastic blog post, “Mental health is health, and it matters.” The holidays can be a very difficult time of year for many people; especially this year, with the added stress of COVID-19. Reach out for help if you need to. Here is a list of resources from HealthLink BC. There is also this webpage of resources focused on dual diagnosis (i.e. developmental disability and mental health).