Inside COVID’s ‘Invisible Hospitals’ | Globalnews.ca

2022-01-29 4:14:00 PM

Take an interactive journey into the lives of three COVID patients — and the rehabilitation facilities fighting to help them get home.

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Take a look inside Canada's rehabilitation hospitals , where the sickest COVID -19 patients fight to go home. See the interactive story here:

Take an interactive journey into the lives of three COVID patients — and the rehabilitation facilities fighting to help them get home.

116 days in acute care hospital. 127 days in rehab hospital.Chris took COVID seriously and heeded all the precautions.My eyes are open, like, I'm looking down seeing all these tubes down my side. I can't move anything. I can't move my hands, can't move my feet. I can't talk. – Chris Smith

West Park Healthcare Centre opened 23 long-term ventilation beds and added 70 staff.I don't think that a lot of people understand what these rehabilitation hospitals do or that they even exist. It's the hospital you don't know until you need it. — Dr. Mark Bayley, Medical Director, Toronto Rehab — UHN

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PM Trudeau in isolation after COVID-19 exposurePrime Minister Justin Trudeau has been exposed to COVID -19 and is isolating for five days. He said that after learning about the exposure last night he took a rapid test and tested negative. The prime minister said he is feeling fine and will be working from home. Either it’s a good excuse to not meet and speak at the trucker rally or an even better excuse to head to Costa Rica today. LMFAO 😂 😂 🤣🤣. His way of avoiding 50,000 truckers and a half a million people TruckerConvoy2022 TruckersForFreedom2022

Shaun has five adult sons.Article was updated 8 mins ago JOIN THE CONVERSATION Truckers with the “Freedom Rally” will make their way through the GTA’s main roadways Thursday.“Last night, I learned that I have been exposed to COVID-19.Social Sharing PM says he was exposed Wednesday night CBC News · Posted: Jan 27, 2022 9:40 AM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not be in the House of Commons on Monday after he was exposed to a case of COVID-19.

He didn’t want to be vaccinated. The side effects worried him. Follow live rolling coverage on Thursday. What did you make of COVID? I just thought it was a joke — and then, it was just like a big flu that was going around. I feel fine and will be working from home. We weren't wearing masks.m. We were going anywhere we wanted to.

— Shaun Balkaran 116 days in acute care hospital. While about 85 per cent of the Canadian truckers who make regular border crossings to the US are vaccinated, this group has spoken out against mandates. He addressed the truckers protest against vaccine mandates, saying vaccination is the way out of the pandemic and urging the remaining minority of truckers to get a jab. 127 days in rehab hospital. Chris Smith, IT Project Manager Chris took COVID seriously and heeded all the precautions.m. The same day he was rushed to hospital, he received a text saying he could get his first dose of a COVID vaccine. A spokesperson for the PMO told the Star that Trudeau's exposure came after Wednesday's late-day press conference on Ukraine, and that he did the rapid test Wednesday night, showing a negative result. Chris woke after six weeks in an induced coma. In one such clip from the camera at the CentennialParkway overpass on the QEW, supporters can be seen stretching down the length of the overpass.

My eyes are open, like, I'm looking down seeing all these tubes down my side. I can't move anything. There are also reports supporters have started to gather near Vaughan Mills mall, where the convoy is. The office would not say whether Trudeau has had a molecular, PCR test, which is more accurate than a rapid test. I can't move my hands, can't move my feet. I can't talk. – Chris Smith 161 days in acute care hospital. Symptomatic people are presumed to have COVID and required to isolate.

33 days in rehab hospital. Rehab centres were forced to expand quickly to take the pressure off acute care hospitals. West Park Healthcare Centre opened 23 long-term ventilation beds and added 70 staff.. Toronto Rehab Bickle Centre opened 60 transitional care beds and added 100 staff. Toronto Grace Health Centre created 3rd floor long-term ventilation unit and added 175 staff.

I don't think that a lot of people understand what these rehabilitation hospitals do or that they even exist. It's the hospital you don't know until you need it. — Dr. Mark Bayley, Medical Director, Toronto Rehab — UHN It takes a team of health-care specialists, providing around-the-clock care, to help a patient recover. Tap a person to learn more COVID patients fight the lingering impacts of the virus — and the ICU interventions which saved their lives.

After being sedated for nearly a month, Paty’s body is so weak that her left hand trembles Chris was put on an ECMO machine: a last resort for the sickest patients. His blood was pumped outside his body and oxygenated before being returned. The life-saving machine didn’t allow blood flow to reach his extremities — and four of his toes turned black. Reveal graphic image Once a day, Chris’ toes are cleaned with saline, swabbed with antiseptic and rebandaged. His care team believes they will heal.

In rehab, severe COVID patients have to reteach their bodies the most basic skills. Breathing. Eating. Walking Paty has been on a feeding tube for three months. This week, she began eating on her own again.

Vanilla pudding, mmm. This is better than sex. Trust me, wow. — Paty Romero Among the cruellest of COVID complications: nerve damage. It can take years to heal completely.

The mental battle is just as arduous. The mind knows what is possible. The .