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Since 1965, Carveth Care Centre has been providing quality Long term Care and Assisted Living Services in Gananoque, Ontario. Carveth Care Centre offers an active, affordable lifestyle for retired seniors as well as high quality accomodations for residents that require continued long term care.

Backbone of nursing team recognized for work excellence
Lauren Roth loves her job. A Registered Practical Nurse at Carveth Care Centre for the past four years, the 25-year-old smiles brightly when asked about her work. “I love it,” she says with enthusiasm. “I love being a nurse. It’s what I’ve always wanted to do. I like to make people smile and laugh.” Known for her compassion for residents and kindness towards co-workers, Lauren is the home’s Employee of the Month for December. “I didn’t think I’d get nominated or win,” she says sincerely from the accredited home in…
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness
Faye Beckett knows nothing she wears is more important than a smile. A Personal Support Worker at Carveth Care Centre for the past 26 years, Faye’s smile is as standard as her nursing uniform. “I do love my job,” she replies quickly, startled by the news she is the home’s Employee of the Month for February. “I especially like it when I make the residents happy; knowing that I’ve done my job the best I can.” Married to her high school sweetheart for 38 years, the 55-year-old is a frontline…
Memorial garden for veterans to expand
A memorial garden for Canadian veterans is growing. Built into the courtyard at a nursing home in Gananoque, the Veterans’ Memorial Garden at Carveth Care Centre is set to expand with the addition of a new monument. “The entire poem In Flanders Fields by Lt. Col John McCrae is going on the stone,” explains Tammy Kean about the memorial stone by Leeder Monuments that will sit approximately three feet high after it is installed. “This means so much to our veterans,” says the Activity Aide and project leader, wistfully. “It’s…
FREE Dementia Information Series
Looking for information on dementia? Please join us for a six-week FREE information series starting May 9. We're hosting these sessions on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in our Multipurpose Room in conjunction with the Leeds and Grenville Alzheimer's Society. These sessions are open to the public and will answer: 1. What is dementia? 2. Dementia - How is it diagnosed? 3. Lifestyle factors affected by dementia. 4. How dementia affects behaviours and communication. 5. Coping strategies for caregivers of those with dementia. 6. How dementia affects socialization…
Gananoque woman recognized for exemplary care
Connie Turcotte drinks deeply from the well of good intentions. A graduate of the first Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program at St. Lawrence College, Connie has been providing medical care for more than three decades. “I have been in this business for 30 years,” the friendly woman says about her work to provide assisted living to residents of a local long-term care home in Gananoque. “It’s a very rewarding job, but it can also be mentally, emotionally and physically draining.” Married with three sons and four grandchildren, Connie smiles when…
Gananoque woman cooks up food and laughter
Pat Carter knows laughter is brightest where food is best. An employee of Carveth Care Centre for 21 years, Pat likes to spend her days laughing and cooking. “I’m a jokester,” admits the 65-year-old in late May 2017. “I get the biggest kick out of scaring people. I love it.” Smiling at the memory of a prank she pulled earlier that day, Pat has good reason to smile. She is the home’s Employee of the Month for June. “You can always tell when Pat is cooking at Carveth because you…
Cleaner’s earns workplace award
Joan Snyder knows pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real. A cleaner at Carveth Care Centre for the past two years, the 54-year-old speaks with modesty about her job and interests. “I love it here,” says the petite brunette with a gentle smile. “In the beginning, it was questionable. It took me a while to get used to the home, but I quickly adjusted. I feel comfortable now and I love what I do. I love the older people.” Well known around Gananoque for her work cleaning hotels,…
Dog Daze at the Park
Carveth Care Centre has some pretty nifty events and activities, but this one may take the cake. Welcome to our first annual dog party at Carveth Dog Park! (Yes, this is a real thing.). Bring your pooch to Carveth Care Centre on Aug. 16 for agility games, a doggie pool and cool treats. How's that for summer fun!

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