Volunteers play a very important role in our everyday lives, offering residents companionship and community involvement. Our Auxiliary hold fundraisers regularly to make sure every resident is remembered at Christmas and to help make wish lists for residents possible. They also purchase nursing equipment when requested. Our volunteers attend in-services on current topics such as Palliative Care, SAARS, HINI, and fire Evacuation so that they are more than just a daily events person. Responsibilities of the volunteers are set out in their orientation information handout. Volunteers are able to join in on activities and are encouraged to socialize on a one-to-one basis. Our volunteers are the true heart of the home.