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27
May
2019
National AccessAbility Week - May 26 - June 1
27 May 2019
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National AccessAbility Week - May 26 - June 1   National AccessAbility Week May 26 – June 1, 2019 By Don Epp, Facility Planner The Government of Canada has declared the last week in May (May 26 - June 1) as National AccessAbility Week. The goal is to promote accessibility and inclusion across our country through our communities. Accessib...

04
Jan
2019
Fire Inspection Documentation
04 Jan 2019
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Fire Inspection Documentation By Don Epp, Facility Planner Did You Know?: Group home, group living homes, and approved private service home operators are required to renew their licensing agreement with the Ministry of Social Services annually. These licensing agreements, as outlined in the Residential-services Facilities ...

06
Dec
2018
Fire Safety Is Life Safety
06 Dec 2018
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Fire Safety Is Life Safety By Don Epp, Facility Planner There has been a lot of talk in the sector recently about fire safety, and here’s why: On January 1st, 2018 Saskatchewan adopted National Building Code (NBC) 2015 and National Fire Code (NFC) 2015 into law. The changes to fire safety and fire sprinklers requirements...

06
Sep
2018
What Makes a Bathroom Accessible?
06 Sep 2018
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What Makes a Bathroom Accessible? By: Don Epp, Facility Planner One of the most common inquiries I receive from Members is – how do I make our bathrooms more accessible? Often an accessible bathroom is the deciding factor whether a resident can be supported in a home or not. In this article, I will review some ideas that have ...

28
Jun
2018
Ramp Up Your Safety With a Slip Resistant Surface
28 Jun 2018
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Ramp Up Your Safety With a Slip Resistant Surface By: Don Epp, Facility Planner Wheelchair ramp safety is an important concern for many organizations. The risk of slipping while traveling on a wheel chair ramp can be high if you have not taken any precautions. Rain in the summer and the buildup of snow and ice in the winter can make travelling o...

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