Carveth News

The latest news and announcements from Carveth Care Centre in Gananoque.

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Jan
19
Gananoque woman makes people feel welcomed and loved
Katlyn Renaud wears her passion on her sleeve and holds her heart in the palm of her hand. A Residential Aide at Carveth Care Centre since 2015, the 30-year-old mother of three is passionate about the wellbeing of others. “Some of the people here don’t have family to visit,” she says when asked about her favourite part of the job. “I like to think I make their day a little better by making them feel welcome and loved.” Known for her hard work and quick smile, Katlyn is the home’s…
17
Jan
19
Residents of long-term care home make social impact
A group of seniors in Gananoque is bridging the generation gap by helping children stay warm in the winter and feeding hungry families. The seniors are members of the Carveth Care Centre Residents’ Council, a long-term care home in the heart of the Thousand Islands. Every year, the group gives money to the Alzheimer’s Society of Leeds and Grenville, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Gananoque Humane Society, Sheba’s Haven, Gananoque Wheels of Care, Terry Fox Run, Legion Poppy Fund, Food Bank and Salvation Army. Near the end of…
20
Dec
18
Dietary Aide recognized for good work
For Brittany Turner, work is a family affair. Speaking from Carveth Care Centre where she has worked since high school, the 24-year-old Dietary Aide smiles often when talking about the popular nursing home and her coworkers. “I really, really like it. I always have. It’s kind of like home here,” says Brittany. “I work with my sister and best friend. Both of my grandmothers worked here, and my grandfather helped the Wheels of Care.” Speaking from the accredited long-term care home a few days before Christmas, Brittany admits, “I feel…
16
Nov
18
Personal Support Worker wins award for helping others
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. Angela Ballantyne knows this well. A Personal Support Worker at Carveth Care Centre in Gananoque, Angela has been lifting people up since she started working at the long-term care home almost 18 years ago. “I love my job,” she says with a smile in November 2018. “I’ve been doing it for 18 years. If I didn’t love it, there’s something wrong.” Dressed in scrubs, the 53-old-year Kingston woman was recently honoured by residents and staff…
29
Oct
18
Worker embraces selflessness, the greatest gift of mankind
Cathy Webster has few desires. At 60, she has spent most of her life manifesting plainness and embracing simplicity. Her modesty and humbleness is refreshing and inspiring. Speaking from Carveth Care Centre where she has worked for the past 29 years providing health care to vulnerable residents, Cathy has spent her entire adult life helping others. “Good friends and family are the most essential things in life,” she says kindly about her values and priorities. Dressed in scrubs on a late Saturday morning in October 2018, Cathy has loved and…
25
Oct
18
Home to host Christmas Family Fun Day
Enjoy a visit with Santa at Carveth Care Centre's annual Christmas Family Fun Day on Dec. 15. To be held from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, this event inlcudes great food, live music and family-friendly activities. For details, please call Shannon Buell in the Activation Department at 613-382-4752 ext. 107.
22
Oct
18
Trick or treaters invited to Halloween at Carveth Care Centre
We host a lot of fun activities & events and one of the best is Halloween. This year, we're featuring an inflatable funhouse. Please join us with your little ghost or goblin from 5-8 pm on Oct. 31 in the Carveth Multipurpose Room for treats and fun. For details, call 613-382-4752 ext. 107.
19
Oct
18
Favourite Recipe Contest
Our Food Service Nutrition Manager, Theresa Running, is always looking for DELICIOUS meals to serve our residents. As such, she's created the Carveth Care Centre Favourite Recipe Contest. Please consider sending Theresa your favourite recipes and we'll add the best ones to our menu. We'll also publish them in our January Newsletter. To participate, just email your recipes by Dec. 1 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
28
Sep
18
PSW recognized for outstanding work at nursing home
A 25-year-old Personal Support Worker from Gananoque has won a prestigious award by the town’s nursing home. Manny Belsham is the Employee of the Month for October at Carveth Care Centre, an accredited retirement lodge and long-term care home owned and operated by the Gibson family. “I’m a bit shocked. I didn’t expect it,” says the friendly man about the award. A staff member at the home for the past seven years, Manny was selected by residents and staff. “Manny is always smiling,” says Tanya Evaristo, co-worker. “He will lend…
23
Aug
18
Mallorytown woman wins workplace award
Tanya Evaristo isn’t the type of person who cries when something is over, rather, she smiles because it happened. Tanya, 25, beams brightly when told she is the Employee of the Month for September at Carveth Care Centre where she has worked as a Personal Support Worker (PSW) for the past three years. “I love it here,” says the petite brunette when asked about her job assisting 104 residents in long-term care. “I like learning about the residents.” Typically found on one of the bath teams, Tanya does her best…