Valerie's Viewpoint

March 16, 2023 Val's Column

In recent years, CVT has talked increasingly about the growing trend in healthcare towards virtual care and whole-person care. These two approaches are changing the way healthcare is delivered, making it more accessible, convenient, and patient-centered.

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Benefits of Good Sleep

March 6, 2023 EAP

Sleep is essential for overall health and well-being, especially for growth in infants, children, and adolescents. In adults, sleep helps improve learning, problem-solving, decision-making, and emotional control. Sleep also helps in fighting infections and managing certain health conditions. Experts recommend 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night for adults, but the amount can vary based on age and lifestyle.

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Communication & Teams

February 15, 2023 Mental Health

Communication forms the foundations of all relationships – at home, in the community, and at work. Communication does not only mean speaking skills, it is just one of the components. Typically, the speaker is perceived as powerful and in control, and the listener as passive, but actually the reverse is true. When we listen to others, we assess how to approach them and can then establish a rapport. The speaker then feels good about being heard and listens attentively to what we say.

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