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Future-proofed curtains for Toronto Western Hospital

As a leading research hospital, Toronto Western always has an eye on the future of healthcare. Located in the vibrant heart of downtown Toronto, this 272-bed academic health science centre is a world leader in neuroscience that’s constantly pushing the boundaries of research, offering pioneering

Case study: Urgent handrail replacement, Nova Scotia

Shortcomings on handrail hygiene have been brought sharply into focus in the healthcare sector over the past 12 months.   Prior to the pandemic, many care homes were aware that their handrails should probably be replaced, but the arrival of Covid-19 presented them with a need

The Way Forward on Long-Term Care in Newfoundland

Over the next two decades, Canada will see massive infrastructure investments aimed at improving the lives of its citizens, especially those aged 65 and over. Within 20 years, the country’s senior population is set to double and as a result, the government is investing heavily
hospital curtains pandemic infection control

Preparing for the worst: a case study

With winter approaching and a second wave of Covid-19 looking increasingly imminent, healthcare facilities across Ontario are moving fast on their outstanding pandemic response plans – centred around bolstering infection control and increasing patient capacity. Of course, we all hope that our hospitals won’t be

Ottawa Carleton DSB: a case study in washroom excellence

We’ve blogged before about school washrooms and the intense demands placed upon them by students. Schools face considerable challenges around keeping their washroom facilities safe, hygienic and looking fresh. Of course, hygiene is the number one issue. All public washrooms are found to contain disease-causing

Case Study: OPP Detachment, Clinton, Ontario

CASE STUDY Project: OPP Detachment Location: Clinton, Ontario Client: Bird Construction The Ontario Provincial Police Department is one of North America's largest deployed police services with more than 5,800 uniformed officers, 2,400 civilian employees and 830 Auxiliary officers. The force is responsible for policing over