Taking Care Video Series

Discover the ALS Society of Quebec’s very first ‘Taking Care’ video series! With the guidance and expertise of Ann-Marie Léporé, Occupational Therapist, families living with ALS and their caregivers are guided to explore potential home accessibility adaptations, modifications and energy saving tips that help to improve safety in key areas of your home.

Introductory Segment (Home Safety and Modifications in ALS)

Here’s a sneak peek at the very first segment of our “Taking Care” video series for caregivers, which explores various aspects of safety and home modifications in ALS; produced in collaboration with the Steinberg Centre for Simulation & Interactive Learning(SCSIL) at McGill University. Thank you to occupational therapist Ann-Marie Léporé for sharing her expertise with us, as well as, to all the occupational therapists across the province for making a difference in the daily life of people touched by ALS. Stay tuned for the official launch of this special project supported by L’Appui national pour les proches aidants d’aînés! (2:38)

1- General Home Modification Principles in ALS

Introducing the first segment of our “Taking Care” video series highlighting specific strategies to help families living with ALS to explore general principles related to safety, access and common home adaptations. With the expertise of Ann-Marie Léporé, Occupational Therapist, families will be guided to look at potential home adaptations that help to improve safety in the home environment.  This “Taking Care” video series has been produced in collaboration with the Steinberg Centre for Simulation & Interactive Learning at McGill University and financially supported by L’Appui national pour les proches aidants d’aînés (9:25)

2- Home Safety Modifications and Adaptations for ALS in the Kitchen

Here is the second video segment of our “Taking Care” video series on home modifications in ALS. In this second segment, Occupational Therapist Ann-Marie Léporé, highlights strategies  that help guide caregivers and families touched by ALS to make their kitchen safe for everyone. This “Taking Care” video series has been produced in collaboration with the Steinberg Centre for Simulation & Interactive Learning (SCSIL) at McGill University. Stay tuned for the additional upcoming segments of this four part series supported by L’Appui national pour les proches aidants d’aînés. (5:05)

3- Home Safety Modifications and Adaptations for ALS in the Bedroom

Here is the third video segment of our “Taking Care” video series on home modifications in ALS. In this third segment, Occupational Therapist Ann-Marie Léporé,  highlights strategies  that help guide caregivers and families touched by ALS to make their bedroom safe for everyone. This “Taking Care” video series has been produced in collaboration with the Steinberg Centre for Simulation & Interactive Learning (SCSIL) at McGill University. Stay tuned for the additional upcoming segments of this four part series supported by L’Appui national pour les proches aidants d’aînés. (10:34)

4- Home Safety Modifications and Adaptations for ALS in the Bathroom

Here is the fourth and final video segment of our “Taking Care” video series on home modifications in ALS. In this fourth segment, Occupational Therapist Ann-Marie Léporé,  highlights strategies that help guide caregivers and families touched by ALS to make their bathrooms safe for everyone. This “Taking Care” video series has been produced in collaboration with the Steinberg Centre for Simulation & Interactive Learning (SCSIL) at McGill University and financially supported by L’Appui national pour les proches aidants d’aînés (9:51)

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