CHD Education Day for Families

The first Labatt Family Heart Centre family day will be held Saturday September 12, 2009 and is called Healthy today, healthy tomorrow: An information day for children and families with congenital heart disease at the 525 Bay Marriott close to Sickkids.

"This day aims to provide children and their families with up to date information on congenital heart disease and health related research. Sessions are catered to the learning needs of children and their families 5 years of age and up."

AGENDA Saturday, September 12, 2009

8:00 AM - 8:40 AM Registration and breakfast

8:40 AM - 8:50 AM Welcome and introduction

8:50 AM - 9:10 AM Innovations in heart health

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM Physical activity and exercise

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Refreshment break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Healthy Eating

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Relationships, independence, self-esteem and having a say in your health

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Moving towards adult care

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Refreshment break

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sharing lived experiences with congenital heart disease

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Networking with others

Input was received from 70+ parents sampled during several months of clinic visits. Hopefully future days will include the young child and children who are palliative.

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