Carveth News

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

21
Mar
19
Lyndhurst woman recognized for good work
Janette Wheeler finds purpose and meaning in helping others. A Nurse’s Aide at Carveth Care Centre for more than 30 years, Janette helps care for 104 residents in the accredited long-term care home. “I love it,” the Lyndhurst woman replies quickly when asked about her job. “I’ve always liked this type of work. I love working with people and helping people. The residents feel like family. Their stories from years ago are fascinating.” She smiles when informed she is the home’s Employee of the Month for April. “Janette is a…
15
Mar
19
Nursing home praised for quality health care
A Gananoque company is being praised for delivering quality health care in a caring environment. “Carveth Care Centre asked family members to tell us if they are satisfied with the care provided to residents in long-term care,” says Paula Lewis, Policy and Program Development for the accredited home. “The feedback was invaluable because it told us we are doing a good job.” Home to 104 residents, the long-term care home is known for its quality health care, comfort and compassion. It conducted the survey in 2018 and released the results…
07
Feb
19
Baby Photo Contest at Carveth Care Centre
Celebrate the arrival of spring by entering the Carveth Care Centre Baby Photo Contest. Entries will be accepted until April 18. Winners of best vintage, cutest and black & white photos will receive a prize. Please note, entries will become the properrty of the home and may be displayed on our walls. Here is a complete list of rules:
17
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.