August 2016

The Caring Circle

Reachers and grabbers

Caregivers  brought a variety of helpful items to the Show and Share Caring Circle Café session on August 18. Amongst the shared ”tools” was a  nifty dollar store reacher that elsewhere sells for $30. Session participants all gave it a try and remarked that for the price it was an …

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The Caring Circle

What to do with all the stuff?

  One of the many challenges caregivers face is cleaning out a loved one’s home after they have moved elsewhere. If you have items that are no longer needed but could still be useful for others, consider donating them to a local non-profit organisation so the can be re-purposed. Some …

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The Caring Circle

Request for Research Participants: Caregivers of Seniors

Dear Potential Research Participant, Cheryl Gosselin, Ph. D., in the Sociology Department at Bishop’s University, Quebec, has been awarded a grant by the McGill Health Institute for Health and Social Policy to study the difficulties experienced by English-speaking caregivers of English-speaking seniors in Quebec.  This research was approved by Bishop’s …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

PIROUETTE ET CABRIOLE

Patro Roc-Amadour  (2301, 1re Avenue, Quebec, Qc G1L 3M9) will soon be opening registration for their psycho-motor programs for parents and children under 5 years of age. These parent -child activites provide fun learning for everyone and a chance to practice your French! Classes are given en français by a …

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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

Perinatal Resources

Perinatal pamphlet 26 july 2016

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Québec 101

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Volunteer Voices

Volunteer Resources

Many steps are in place to ensure that you are well prepared to volunteer your time with us. Among them are an interview, sensitization training, orientation, job descriptions, an annual volunteer training session, a lending library complete with resources and our training DVD, a buddy system for on-site training in certain …

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Volunteer Voices

Jeffery Hale–Saint Brigid’s Friends’ Foundation golf tournament

  The Jeffery Hale–Saint Brigid’s Friends’ Foundation is raising money to support the hospital in it’s mission to provide quality health and social services to all its residents and clients, in a safe and caring setting. The Friends’ Foundation will be hosting its annual fundraising Golf Tournament on Friday, September 16th, …

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Volunteer Voices

Live training session for WE volunteers 2016

Training Session for WE volunteers! Become a certified Hero in 30! The Wellness Centre welcomes you to our free training session for our volunteers. Learn from our experts on topics such as sanitation in and around the kitchen, assisting seniors without pulling your back and general care giving etiquette. This session will take …

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Community WellnessHealthy Seniors

Day Centre Finale Show ‘A Trip Around the World!’

The 2016 Finale Show is put on by the dedicated staff of the Day Centre before they take a breather for the summer.This year’s theme was ‘A trip around the world’ complete with songs inspired by 12 countries around the world.This fun-filled energetic show for seniors attending the centre is also open to staff and …

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