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THE FIRM OF G. TACKABERRY & SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED GENEROUSLY DONATE $50,000 TO THE UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN

THE FIRM OF G. TACKABERRY & SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED GENEROUSLY DONATE $50,000 TO THE  UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) would like to thank the firm of G. Tackaberry & Sons Construction Limited for their generous donation of $50,000 to the “Under One Roof” Campaign in support of the Brockville General Hospital’s Phase II Redevelopment Project. This donation is a part of the recently announced $20.6 million raised for the campaign.... Read More

New Year, new stats Orkin Canada releases its list of top bed bug cities for 2019

New Year, new stats Orkin Canada releases its list of top bed bug cities for 2019
TORONTO – The highly anticipated Orkin Canada list of top bed bug cities is out! Similar to the past three years, larger cities and travel centres claimed the top spots. This past year saw significant bed bug sightings across the country, from infestations in federal buildings to private homes. In less than two decades, Cimex lectularius, better known as bed bugs, have... Read More

Canadians living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign: “I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.”

Canadians living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign: “I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.”
Affected Canadians urge acceptance and better support TORONTO – Canadians living with dementia are going public for a third consecutive year in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing discrimination they experience in their day-to-day lives. “When did it become a crime to forget something?” asks Manitoba resident Tanis, a former nurse living with vascular dementia. “I want to... Read More

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb
Carleton Place – It was a fitting honour for a special gentleman. On November 25th, Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) unveiled a plaque to recognize Gordon MacNabb and his tireless efforts on behalf of the Hospital. Gordon’s wife Lorna, as well as their six children and several grandchildren, were on hand for the celebration. Gordon has made numerous contributions... Read More

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers
Winchester – Every year, more than 250 students come to Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) to learn. In fact, 50 nursing students were at WDMH in the last term alone. Christopher Regpala is a 2nd year Registered Practical Nursing (RPN) student at St. Lawrence College in Brockville. He and his classmates have been coming to WDMH every Tuesday for 11 weeks.... Read More

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!
Winchester – The Iroquois-Matilda Lions Club Bingo Night at the Iroquois Legion is a lot of fun. And the benefits to health care close to home are even better! On October 30th, the Lions Club Executive presented a cheque for $2,000 to the WDMH Foundation from their Bingo Fund. The gift, in support of the Foundation’s General Equipment Fund, will... Read More

Winchester Hospital: Welcome donations – thanks to the Chesterville Fair!

Winchester Hospital: Welcome donations – thanks to the Chesterville Fair!
Winchester – Local crafters have been busy over the summer – and patients and residents at Winchester District Memorial Hospital and Dundas Manor are benefiting from their creativity. It all began at the Chesterville & District Agricultural Society’s annual fair held this past summer. Local residents were invited to participate in the Homecraft Division and make baby hats for WDMH... Read More

KDH achieves Silver in the 2018 Green Hospital Scorecard

KDH achieves Silver in the 2018 Green Hospital Scorecard
KEMPTVILLE – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce it has been awarded Silver status in the Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) measuring participating hospitals’ annual environmental performance. “We are delighted that our ongoing sustainability efforts have been rewarded with the Silver rating for the fourth year running,” said the hospital’s Building Services Manager, Tammy Buehlow. “And I’m proud to... Read More