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“That was wonderful”, “I know some of those children”, “Thank you so much”

“That was wonderful”, “I know some of those children”, “Thank you so much”
Students from Morrisburg Public School made 467 empathy cards that were distributed to patients and staff at WDMH. Cards will also be shared with residents at Dundas Manor. – Submitted Photo Winchester – These were just some of the comments overheard as students from Morrisburg Public School toured WDMH, handing out empathy cards and singing Christmas carols for patients and staff.... Read More

WDMH: Christmas is Coming Despite postal disruptions

WDMH: Christmas is Coming Despite postal disruptions
In case you are waiting for it in the mail … Christmas is still coming – despite the current postal disruption. And the Judy Lannin Christmas Wish Tree appeal letter is on its way too. “The WDMH Foundation has mailed the Wish Tree letters but we recognize that delivery may be delayed,”  explains Managing Director Kristen Casselman. As well, it might take... Read More

WDMH Foundation Christmas Wish Tree Lighting Set for December 11th

WDMH Foundation Christmas Wish Tree Lighting Set for December 11th
Winchester – Please join us for the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Foundation’s annual Wish Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, December 11th at 4:00 pm in the hospital lobby. Prior to the event, at 3:00, students from Morrisburg Public School will tour the hospital delivering empathy cards to patients. Media who wish to tour with the children should meet in the front lobby at 3:00.... Read More

Dundas Manor: We Are Ready!

Dundas Manor: We Are Ready!
Winchester – For more than four years, the Dundas Manor Board of Directors has been working with residents, families, staff members and our local community to plan for the new Dundas Manor. It will transform the look and feel of the residence to create a truly home-like environment where we can also welcome thirty additional residents. “We welcomed the recent provincial government announcements... Read More

New Deprescribing Program at WDMH Supports Patients Taking Multiple Medications

New Deprescribing Program at WDMH Supports Patients Taking Multiple Medications
Winchester – Edda Lefebvre says she is feeling back in control, thanks to a new program at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. It’s called Deprescribing, but Edda likes to think of it as a complete reboot. “I wasn’t feeling well and was taking a lot of medications. My health just spiraled,” she remembers. “The team in Winchester took the time to figure things out.... Read More

Winchester District Memorial Hospital: Amazing Stars

Winchester District Memorial Hospital: Amazing Stars
Winchester – Each year, the Winchester Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star chooses a project to support and raise funds for. This year, Worthy Matron Ila McElheran and Worthy Patron Blaine McElheran chose Winchester District Memorial Hospital – and we are very grateful. On October 23rd, chapter members visited WDMH to present a cheque for $1,700 for the Cancer Care Fund.... Read More

WDMH Diabetes Education Program Celebrates 20 Years of Caring

WDMH Diabetes Education Program Celebrates 20 Years of Caring
Winchester – In 1995, WDMH’s clinical dietitian Deirdre Cooke noticed a big increase in referrals for diabetes education. She knew that these patients needed more support. So, she started looking for ways to expand services. Three years later, the Diabetes Education Program at WDMH was launched, thanks to funding from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Today, the program runs five days... Read More

Winchester Hospital: The Bols Family Likes to Run!

Winchester Hospital: The Bols Family Likes to Run!
Winchester – About 50 family members of the Bols family, along with some friends, continued their unique way of giving thanks this past Thanksgiving weekend. They held the Running of the Bols fundraising event to support Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) – raising $1,755. Since 2009, the Bols Family has organized four runs, raising more than $8,300! This special family has lived in... Read More

Winchester Hospital: Russell Pharmacy Supports Patients

Winchester Hospital: Russell Pharmacy Supports Patients
Winchester – The Downtown IDA Russell Pharmacy team cares for its customers and they want to help them. So, they came up with a great way to do so! “So many of our patients’ lives are affected by cancer,” explains Cindy Cecillon, Pharmacist and Co-Owner. “We wanted to donate to our local cancer care centre so that they can continue to provide... Read More