Multidisciplinary Council’s Recognition Awards highlights the excellence of clinical staff throughout CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Members of the project team Boramey Pech, Tim Halal, Claudia Corbu, Teeshila Rungien, Kathy Esetvez, Martine Dugazon accepting the Interdisciplinary Award for “Interdisciplinary education on chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease)”
Members of the project team Boramey Pech, Tim Halal, Claudia Corbu, Teeshila Rungien, Kathy Esetvez, Martine Dugazon accepting the Interdisciplinary Award for “Interdisciplinary education on chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease)”

The inaugural edition of the Multidisciplinary Council’s Recognition Awards were handed out in June during the Council’s Annual General Assembly on June 6. Ibrahima Diallo, President of the Multidisciplinary Council Executive Committee, says that the awards are the initiative of the Executive Committee “for us to recognize the quality, innovation and team work that our members bring forward each day to our users.” Mr. Diallo said that the Committee was very impressed with the quality of the twelve projects submitted, and that this is a testament of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal’s clinical excellence.

Winners of the 2019 Multidisciplinary Council Recognition Awards

Innovation Award

Provincial pulmonary telehealth rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Project goal: Increasing the accessibility of pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD clientele, throughout the province of Quebec; minimizing the costs on the healthcare system by revising the approach for care and by integrating technology; promoting front line services, exercises and education in the management of COPD patients

Team Members:

  • Nathalie Saad, Pulmonologist, Director of the Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Yujie Hu, Nurse, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Albert Sicondolfo, Project Manager, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Sandra Sol Edery, Respiratory Therapist, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Maria Stathatos, Physiotherapist, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Christine Nguyen, Occupational Therapist, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Barbara Panayotidis, Dietitician, Mount Sinai Hospital

Outreach Award

Orthotics Technicians Aurélie Cribierand Geneviève Levert accepting the Outreach Award for the project “Mobilization of the Orthotics and Prosthetics team to inform people on their services”
Orthotics Technicians Aurélie Cribierand Geneviève Levert accepting the Outreach Award for the project “Mobilization of the Orthotics and Prosthetics team to inform people on their services”

Mobilization of the Orthotics and Prosthetics Technical Aids Service team for informing people on their services

Project goal: To equip therapists in identifying their client’s needs in regards to orthotics and prosthetics throughout Quebec

 Team members:

  • Aurélie Cribier, Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician, Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre
  • Geneviève Levert, Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician, Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre

Interdisciplinary Project Award

Members of the project team Boramey Pech, Tim Halal, Claudia Corbu, Teeshila Rungien, Kathy Esetvez, Martine Dugazon accepting the Interdisciplinary Award for “Interdisciplinary education on chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease)”
Members of the project team Boramey Pech, Tim Halal, Claudia Corbu, Teeshila Rungien, Kathy Esetvez, Martine Dugazon accepting the Interdisciplinary Award for “Interdisciplinary education on chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease)”

Interdisciplinary education on chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease)

Project goal: Educating clients on the management of their health and on the services available to them in the community.

Team members:

  • Bormaey Pech, Program Manager, General Services, CLSC de Benny Farm
  • Martine Dugazon, Program Manager, General Services, CLSC René-Cassin
  • Catalina Estevez, Program Manager, Catherine Booth Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Tim Halal, physiotherapist, Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre
  • Claudia Corbu, Nurse Clinician, CLSC de Benny Farm
  • Teeshila Rungien, Administrative Agent

Public Choice Award (tie)

1. Resuming the professional role following mental illness

Hélène Plourde and Isabelle Rhéaume of the Mental Health Directorate, accepting the Public Choice Award for “Resuming the professional role following mental illness”
Hélène Plourde and Isabelle Rhéaume of the Mental Health Directorate, accepting the Public Choice Award for “Resuming the professional role following mental illness”

Project goal: for health professionals unable to find assistance for mental health issues; aims for a return to their previous functional capacity and to avoid chronic problems.

Team members:

  • Hélène Plourde, Occupational Therapist, CLSC de Parc-Extension
  • Isabelle Rhéaume, Occupational Therapist, CLSC Métro

 

 

2. Art Hive (art therapy), a tool for creativity and community involvement at the Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Center

Art Therapist Sondra Goldman accepting the Public Choice Award for the project “Art Hive (art therapy), a tool for creativity and community involvement at the Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Center”
Art Therapist Sondra Goldman accepting the Public Choice Award for the project “Art Hive (art therapy), a tool for creativity and community involvement at the Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Center”

Project goal: interdisciplinary and intergenerational, the art hive studio challenges the assumption that long-term care is just a place where people come at the end of their life by creating a home space filled with creativity, hope and potential. The art hive is for residents, friends, families, staff, volunteers and students.

Team member

Sondra Goldman, Art Therapist, Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Center

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