Month: August 2016

22 Aug
2016

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 exception buy! Reachers and grabbers …

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19 Aug
2016

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 University Research Ethics Board in …

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4 Aug
2016

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 programs and regular follow ups …

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4 Aug
2016

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, from 10 am – 7 …

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4 Aug
2016

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 place on Tuesday Octobre 18, …

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2 Aug
2016

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 volunteers. One of which is …

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