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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IS THE LETHMIDOE HERALD January If, 1971 Nursing care for shut-ins: VON helps out in the home SUNSHINE FROM A LITTIE FLOWER Smiling as she stands in her walker, ten- By Jl'DE TURIC Sun Writer It's a long time since 1896, and Lady Aberdeen would be happily surprised at the ad- vancements and recognition her modern nurses are getting from the people they treat and the communities they serve. The Victorian Order of Nnrses lias become the symbol of se- curity, companionship and help (or many Canadians. Not only tor the aged who require help In the home, but also for the young mother who is apprehen- sive about her first child, and to the school child who would rather be at home with his parents than in the hospital. The VON nursing service in Lethbridge has grown since Sep- tember to a slatt of three full- time nurses, and a relief group of three part-time nurses. The VON nurse is always on call, so the relief staff lightens her work load and allows her some time to herself. With only two cars availabli the nurses must'plan their d: before beginning their round The cars are donated by th BPO Elks, and the third gir uses her own car, with mileag paid for by the VON The nurses' cases sre divide equally, and the division resull in each girl having 12-15 pa tients on her visiting list per day. Often, this number varies and one girl might only see four or five persons. "But those explained Tina Friesen, "might require extensive care, and our da would be taken up." The nursing care program o the VON covers the needs o both the elderly and the youni "The majority of our cases are said Tina, "bu we serve every age group." The VON has been In Leth bridge for the past 16 years and its offices have been new! located at the Gait School o Nursing residence, main floor They provide "service accord ing to the needs of the com munity" and serve in area which are not under the direc tion of other health agencies. Requests for patient care ea come from many sources Some visits are undertaken a the request of the families o .twin n rkwwihn ua 3iiw aiunas in nor wamwr, Ten- L r- j- Donalda Erickson, .how, off for her VON Kar.n Yurquhart. "XS M who has cerebral palsy, (brain damage that causes a loss of doesn't let it interfere wilh being happy. She enjoyi having her picture token. it difficult to cope with the sit nation. Others are from doc tors who feel a patient will need SANDWICH TIP The Poultry Products Insti- tute of Canada suggests combin- ing chopped cooked turkey and chopped hardcooked egg and diced celery or radishes for a tasty sandwich filling. MANY VISITORS TEL AVIV (AP) More that tourists visited Israel during the first 10 months of 1971, some more than in all of 1970, the government said. BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY of Jackpot In 61 _ 12 Games in 7 Humbert 4th 8lh Doubled in 7 Humbert 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 14 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE New kennel club executive Richard Judd of Milk Rive was elected president at the an nual meeting of the Letbbridg and District Kennel Club, whic was held this week. Mr. Judd is a member of th Canadian Kennel Club and is breeder of English springer spaciete. Other new members of the executive are Glen Piers on Wayne Dooiittle, Joy Kennedy Shirley Arar, Sharon Derrick GREEN'S ANNUAL JANUARY SHOE SALE CONTINUES AND FURTHER SHOP EARLY FOR MEN'S SHOES Savage, Rand, MacFarlane, Torino. Reg. to NOW ONLY Pedwin, Hush Puppie, Crosby Sqyaro Jogging Shoei Rtg. to NOW ONLY 14.99 7.99 WOMEN'S HEEL HUGGER PUMPS Short and Discontinued only. ,99 Regular to 121 JANUARY CLEARANCE 14 REDUCTIONS ON MOST LINES BEST SELECTION. TEENERS1 SHOES by Savage-Wooley-Pavel Marie Clare-Nu Way Loafers, etc. SELECTION SELECTION Rtg. la lUg to NOW ONLY NOW ONLY 5.99 7.99 WINTER BOOTS INCLUDING SKI-DOO and FASHION IOOTS NOW PAIR 7-" 9-w CHILDREN'S SHOES MUST BE CLEARED Children's wlnttr booti Includtd. luittr Brown Savagi Clmnwtt. Reg. to NOW ONLY........... MESS PUMPS SANDALS LA VAUEY-OOLD CROSS-PAVEL to NOW ONI? SAVAGE-WOOLEY-ROSITA Stliction to NOW ONLY........... PURSES A .nlco.Seltttion Sthclian NOW ONLY ALL WINTER BOOTS CREEN'S 5-00 20% off SHOES ON SIXTH STREET SOUTH OPEN WID. TILL P.M.-THUM. TILL P.M. I Leaane White, Frances Hoy anc Susan Horovitch. The club has had a good re- sponse to its newly formed Jun- ior Kennel Club, and plans are underway for obedience classes and other programs for the younger members. The next general meeting of the club will be held on Mon- day, February 21. Women's lib fighting tax on lady dogs SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) libbers nave a bone to pick with the city round! for doubling the tax on female dogs. A group of them march- ed to i council meeting Thurs- day and called the signed to reduce the dog pop- ulation discriminatory. The council made an excep- tion. Female dogs wilh a veter- inarian's showing they're past the change of life will pay (he licence fee just like the men dogs. LONG OVERDUE CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Two books checked out of the University of North .Carolina 3i- ta-ary in 1921 and 1M2 were re- turned recently. They were dis- covered by a woman in her mother's estate. love sending him a card for no special reason. borne care, and tome from mit- rons and administrators of homes for the aged. The nurses check the hospitals weekly for people requiring care after dis- charge. Dally rounds for the nurses can vary from administering Insulin and vitamin injections, to assisting patients with tub baths who find it difficult to manoeuvre themselves, and care of heart and cancer pa- tients. The duties of nurse Tamura Hironaka continue past this point, and are carried on to shampooing and setting the tiair of women parents unable to do so themselves. Donalda Erickson, a victim of cerebral palsy, is visited daily by VON Karen Yurqu- hart. Karen has been working with Donalda since June and iuls her through a series of heraputic exercises. Mrs. W. Erickson, a house- wife with multiple sclerosis, is usually visited by another of the girls, Karen Friesen, who helps her in a routine of lim- bering exercises. The role of the VON U one which is performed in a relaxed and friendly home atmosphere. As a general nurse, she be- comes acquainted with the ov- erall needs of her patients, and has extensive one-to-one con- tact with them. Her presence in the community provides an es- sential service for all income brackets, ages, and illnesses, with payment scaled according to earnings. For the elderly she IK a com- panion, someone to talk to and enjoy a visit with. For the young, she is a helper who will speed recovery. And-for the In- valid and the handicapped, she is the driving force that can keep them going on with a normal life. Her work is best appreciated by those she serves, and is best described in the words of her patients, "They're just great, I wouldn't know what to do with- out Old time and western square dance classes will be held at a p.m. on Thursday in the Dr. Hanunan school in Taber. These will be held In conjunc- tion with the recreation depart- ment, and everyomt is wel- The Pensioners and Senior Citizens Ladies' Auxiliary, af- filiated with the Provincial and National Pensioners and Se- nior Citizens Organization will meet Friday at 2 p.m. in Gym 2 of the Civic Sports Centre. Bingo and lunch will follow the business meeting. Tea hostess- es will be Mrs. Anne Bozaje- sU and Mrs. Mary Czemliw- sb. All members ind friends welcome. The Lethbridge In- stitute concert band ud band will present a concert on Thursday at 8 p.m. In Ihe Yatct Memorial Centre. The family of Mr. and Mri. Sidney Dodd will honor their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house. Friends of the couple are invited to cttl it Eagles Hall basement from p.m. Saturday. No gifts, by re- quest. TWINS TWICE Mrs. Beverly Schmidt has had two sets of twins within a year. New arrivals are Kendra, left, and Kent, right. On their mother's lap are Shirley end Sandra, both born a year ago. 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