Carveth News

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

08
Dec
17
Sled dogs to visit Carveth Care Centre
Gananoque is hosting eight special visitors this winter. A team of six sled dogs and two Siberian Husky therapy dogs will be visiting Carveth Care Centre on Jan. 3. The visit is a special event hosted by the home as a way to introduce the grace, strength and intelligence of the animals. The visit is also a chance for residents to learn how to harness the dogs and learn the commands used by mushers. The dogs, owned by Greg Martin, can be seen in the Carveth Multipurpose Room and an…
04
Dec
17
Christmas Family Fun Day at Carveth Care Centre
Ready for another magical event at Carveth Care Centre? Please join us for our Christmas Family Fun Day on Dec. 16 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. It's a winter wonderland of music, refreshments and family fun. Please use the Herbert Street entrance to our Multipurpose Room. We'll see you there!
24
Nov
17
Christmas Ecumenical Service
Join Carveth Care Centre for a special Christmas service on Sunday, Dec. 3. This popular service starts at 2 pm in the Multipurpose Room and will be conducted by the Gananoque Ministerial Association.
13
Nov
17
Gananoque Santa Claus Parade
Please join Carveth Care Centre at the Gananoque Santa Claus Parade on Nov. 25! This evening parade starts at 4:30 pm and includes a visit with Santa. We'll see you there!
03
Nov
17
Dietary aide recognized for three decades of nourishment and care
Brenda Knapp is good at her job. Quietly working at a nursing home in Gananoque for almost 30 years, the dietary aide is passionate about keeping residents nourished and safe. “I like my job and I love the residents,” says Brenda about the 104 people she assists at the home, owned and operated by the Gibson family. “I have worked for three generations of the same family.” Known for her infectious laugh and efficiency at work, Brenda works hard to brighten each resident’s day. A proud mother of two, Brenda…
25
Oct
17
Find great deals at this Christmas Bazaar
Join Carveth Care Centre on Nov. 18 for our annual Christmas Bazaar! To be held in the Multipurpose Room from 9 am to 1 pm, this event includes GREAT savings. Parking is FREE and refreshments will be avaible. Everyone welcome!
25
Oct
17
The Haunted Walk of Canada
One of the best kept secrets in Gananoque is Halloween at Carveth Care Centre. If you like to be spooked, you're going to want to join us this year for our Haunted Walk of Canada. You can catch the fun in our Multipurpose Room (Herbert Street entrance) on Oct. 31 from 5-8 pm. Trick or treaters welcome!
28
Sep
17
This PSW was born with his heart on his sleeve and a fire in his soul
For sensitive people like Mike Watson, every word, action and energy goes straight to the heart. “My downfall is that I care so much, it affects me as a person,” says the soft-spoken 44-year-old in the fall of 2017. Wearing blue scrubs and running shoes, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) takes a minute from his busy job at Carveth Care Centre to accept the home’s Employee of the Month award for October. A single father of one, Mike radiates energy and happiness. He smiles often which is surprising for a…
30
Aug
17
Laughter is the best medicine for this nurse
Vicky Truesdell likes to tell the truth, work with laughter and love with heart. Working as a Registered Practical Nurse at Carveth Care Centre for the past 12 years, the health care professional smiles when asked about herself. Dressed in a flowered shirt and blue scrub pants, she looks relaxed on a day that is uncommonly warm for late August. Vicky has graciously stopped her paperwork in the long-term care home to talk about her life and job. Her words feel almost reluctant, a typical response from someone blessed with…
25
Aug
17
Fall Open House at Carveth Retirement Lodge
A retirement home in Gananoque is showcasing its award winning programs and services at an open house this fall. Carveth Retirement Lodge, an accredited retirement home in the Thousand Islands, is opening its doors to the public on Sept. 24 from 1 to 4 pm. The open house is part of a province-wide initiative by the Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) to showcase amenities for people looking for assisted living. The open house will also introduce residents and dedicated & dynamic staff. Featuring the taste, sound and beauty of Canada,…