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Update on services offered

Sherbrooke:

All of our services are available including the thermal experience and the Fika cafe.

Nuns’ Island and Mont-Saint-Hilaire:

You can take advantage of our enchanting sites, with all outdoor areas open (hot tubs, hot and Nordic baths, thermal and Nordic waterfalls, swimming pool (Mont-Saint-Hilaire), dock (Nuns’ Island), outdoor relaxation areas (fireplaces, hanging chairs, daybeds, hammocks, covered areas and other relaxation experiences). Massage therapy and beauty treatments are also still available as well as the Nord to go take-out formula. The saunas, steam baths and indoor relaxation rooms are temporarily closed.

Old Quebec:

According to the latest public health announcements, only massage therapy treatments will be offered until May 2 inclusively.

Reserve your treatment now at 1-877-761-2772.

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Strøm Foundation | Caregiver

October 28th, 2020 by Strøm Spa Nordique

A MOMENT OF BALANCE

We all know someone, directly or indirectly, who devotes themselves to a loved one daily. And these peer supporters and caregivers deserve to be taken care of in return. We wanted to thank these courageous and inspiring people through the creation of the Strøm Foundation – Caregiver program.

Caregivers are always there, present, attentive, and caring. They support a loved one, a parent, or a spouse through difficult times, embodying balance in the face of adversity. They are a source of comfort for those who struggle every day. For those people who give so much without expecting anything in return, the Foundation was established so that they can enjoy a moment of their own. We would like to be at their side as much as we can, welcoming them to allow them to recharge their batteries, energize, and refocus, so that they can continue to offer what is most precious: balance, courage, and serenity. To learn more, visit: stromspa.com/en/company/strom-foundation 

Caregiving in a few words

WHAT IS A CAREGIVER?

According to L’Appui national, a caregiver is “someone who provides unpaid care and continuous support at home to someone with a significant or persistent disability likely to compromise their home care.” A caregiver may therefore take care of an aging parent suffering from a loss of autonomy, a child with a disability, a sick friend, or a neighbour who was the victim of an accident.

STATISTICS

  • In Quebec, more than 1 in 4 people are caregivers.
  • More than 50% of caregivers devote more than 5 hours per week to taking care of the care recipient.
  • Most caregivers in Canada are women.
  • Caregivers provide 85% of care for seniors.
  • To devote more time to the care recipient, 64% of caregivers have reduced their social or relaxation activities.

Source: Regroupement des aidants naturels du Québec, A Profile of Caregivers, ranq.qc.ca/en/services/statistics/

Information and resources: RANQ / Regroupement des aidants naturels du Québec / ranq.qc.ca/en

Advice and support: L’Appui national and Caregiver Support helpline / 1-855-852-7784 / lappui.org/en

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