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Winchester Hospital: Turning a scary moment into one of relief

Winchester Hospital: Turning a scary moment into one of relief
Winchester – Imagine being so short of breath that you had to call an ambulance. That is what happened to a patient who came to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Emergency Department. In addition to worsening shortness of breath, Mr. M. was weak and had swelling in his legs. His oxygen levels were very low, and the nurse had difficulty hearing... Read More

Winchester Hospital Experts In Their Field: Caring for Our Patients with Advanced Education

Winchester Hospital Experts In Their Field: Caring for Our Patients with Advanced Education
Winchester – Ongoing education is a priority at Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) as staff and physicians continually sharpen their skills and update their knowledge. Three members of the WDMH team have recently completed advanced education in their fields – leading the way at WDMH and throughout the region. Frida Plourde, WDMH’s Infection Control Coordinator, obtained her Certification in Infection Control from CBIC (Certification Board... Read More

WDMH Offers Six-Week Program on Living Well with COPD

WDMH Offers Six-Week Program  on Living Well with COPD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Starts October 9th Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) is pleased to partner with Seaway Valley Community Health Centre to present a six-week program for people with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). This FREE program will help participants develop the tools to better manage their condition. The sessions will take place at WDMH. They... Read More

Decorating Back to School Classrooms … and Dundas Manor Too!

Decorating Back to School Classrooms … and Dundas Manor Too!
Winchester – On the last Tuesday of each month, the Activity team at Dundas Manor organizes a special celebration for residents who have a birthday that month. In addition to the party itself, the decorations extend into the lobby and main gathering spaces. It’s an opportunity to celebrate together and honour each resident’s special day. Each month, a different theme... Read More

3 Chosen to Receive WDMH Commitment Award

3 Chosen to Receive WDMH Commitment Award
Winchester – The latest Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Commitment Award recipients go ‘over and above’ – every day. Congratulations to David Scharf, Ali Elbeddini and Dr. Patricia Moussette From the moment you arrive at WDMH, David Scharf is there to help. As a WDMH volunteer, David shows compassion and respect for each patient that he greets. “He ensures that... Read More

Night Fever Disco Gala Raises Over $60,000 for Winchester Hospital Foundation

Night Fever Disco Gala Raises Over $60,000 for Winchester Hospital Foundation
Winchester – The disco ball has stopped spinning, the bell bottoms have been put away and the final tally is in. This year’s Saturday Night Fever Disco Gala for WDMH raised more than $60,000 to support patient care at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. “We are grateful to all of our supporters, including the Winchester Lions. Their recent donation of $2,500... Read More

Donate Your Car – And Support Local Health Care At The Same Time

Donate Your Car – And Support Local Health Care At The Same Time
Winchester – If you have an old car or truck sitting in your driveway, we can help! Donate your old or unwanted car to the WDMH Foundation, receive an official income tax receipt, and support local health care at the same time. The WDMH Foundation is pleased to partner with HospitalCars.ca. It accepts vehicle donations on the Foundation’s behalf. The vehicles... Read More

Dundas Manor: Keeping Our Residents Safe

Dundas Manor: Keeping Our Residents Safe
Residents and staff at Dundas Manor participated in a mock evacuation on August 16. – Submitted Photo Winchester – On Thursday, August 16th, the daily routine at Dundas Manor was interrupted by a Code Green – leading to the evacuation of all the residents. And while it was only a drill, the mock evacuation demonstrated an effective and efficient response... Read More

Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) – Our Caring Communities Make the Difference

Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) – Our Caring Communities Make the Difference
Kelly Runions Kennedy (left), Thirty-One Independent Consultant, presents a cheque to Cindy Peters, Manager of Direct Mail & Events. – Submitted Photo Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) is surrounded by caring communities who truly support health care close to home. Over the past few months, several individuals and groups have come together to raise funds for patient care... Read More

WDMH: Together You Can – And You Did!

WDMH: Together You Can – And You Did!
Winchester – The new echocardiogram machine has arrived – and we can’t thank our donors enough. “Thank you to everyone who gave to our General Equipment Fund in support of this new machine,” notes Kristen Casselman, Managing Director of the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Foundation. “You should all be proud of this accomplishment. It was important to bring this new... Read More