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Complementary and Integrative Medicine Guide

Complementary and integrative medicine (CAM) encompasses medical and health care practices that are not considered to be convention or mainstream. Integrative medicine helps people to better manage chronic conditions and improve their quality of life. Common practices include acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic manipulation, First Nations healing, homeopathy, and massage therapy.

Day Care Guide

The Day Care industry in Canada provides day care services for infants and children, primarily those under the age of five.

Doula and Midwife Guide

Midwives and doulas are trained non-physician healthcare providers who specialize in supporting individuals through a significant health-related experience such as childbirth, miscarriage, induced abortion or stillbirth. Doulas that assist in non-reproductive experiences such as dying are often distinguished as Death Doulas. A midwife is a licensed health professional specializing in the care for mothers and newborns from pregnancy through delivery and in the aftermath of childbirth.

Home Care Providers Guide

In Canada the Home Care Providers industry is centered around helping people receive care at home rather than in a hospital or residential facility. Home Care is primarily delivered by regulated health care workers (eg. Skilled nurses) who provide a range of home care services. These include personal care services, homemaker and companion services, physical therapy, medical social services, dietary and nutritional services, speech therapy, audiology, medications and even intravenous therapy.

Natural Health - Nutritional Consulting Guide

Natural health is a holistic approach to wellness that addresses every component of life: how you eat, how you take care of your body, how you deal with stress, and which healthcare providers you entrust with your care. Natural health practitioners formulate nutritional programs and inform clients about living healthy lifestyles. They may also suggest remedies such as herbal products, natural health supplements, and vitamins and minerals. The aim of natural health and nutritional consulting is to improve health and prevent illness in people of all ages by using alternative therapies and medicines.