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carveth helen henderson seniors healthcare centresThe latest news features for Gibson Family Health Care or Carveth and Helen Henderson Care Centres.

11
Jun
19
Home to bring outdoor fun to people in wheelchairs
A local home for seniors is making the outdoors slightly more accessible to people in wheelchairs. Carveth Care Centre, a retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque, is raising money for a special swing that allows people in wheelchairs to enjoy light exercise surrounded by sunshine and flowers. “We’re hoping to raise enough money to buy this special piece of equipment for our residents,” says Shannon Buell, Activity Director. “People with disabilities are often restricted in where they can go and what they can do because of limited access…
07
Jun
19
Homes mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Gibson Family Health Care cares deeply about the health and happiness of seniors. A family owned and operated business in Amherstview (Helen Henderson Care Centre) and Gananoque (Carveth Care Centre) - Gibson Family Health Care makes the health and happiness of seniors its top priority. This June 15, both retirement/long-term care homes are marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by encouraging residents, staff, families and supporters to wear PURPLE. Managers are also sharing information about the importance of elder care and respect. “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is an important…
29
May
19
Retired bookkeeper wins Resident of the Year
A retired bookkeeper has won Resident of the Year at Carveth Care Centre. Speaking from her room at Carveth Retirement Lodge in late May 2019, Jean Leeder admits, “I was very surprised to hear I had won this award. I’m very honoured. I really didn’t expect it. A lot of people do more than I do.” Jean has lived at Carveth for almost three years. In that time, she has made a positive social impact on the home and its residents. “I like the companionship of the residents in the…
28
May
19
Home to open doors for Spring Open House
A retirement home in Amherstview is showcasing its award-winning programs and services at an open house this Saturday. Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge, an accredited retirement home owned and operated by Gibson Family Health Care, is opening its doors to the public on Saturday, June 1 from 1 to 4 pm. Featuring a delicious BBQ, Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge Spring Open House includes live entertainment by Mark from AMBUSH. Admission is free and open to everyone. “We hope the community takes advantage of this opportunity to tour our retirement lodge and…
14
May
19
WWII veteran shares story of bravery and heroics
Bill Campsall never thought he’d survive the war. Sitting in his room in a retirement home in Amherstview, the gentle 95-year-old’s eyes glisten with tears as he talks for the first time about his service 78 years earlier as a paratrooper in WWII. “I hadn’t got my notice yet,” he says softly about his voluntary enlistment in October 1941. Born and raised on a farm in Sydenham, Bill went to Fort Henry in Kingston at the tender age of 17 to join the Canadian Armed Forces. After a routine medical…
Carveth Care Centre is holding a Spring SALE! Clean and affordable rooms are available now in our assisted retirement lodge. Please call Lodge Manager Phyllis Lorbetskie for a FREE tour or details at 613-384-4585 ext. 110.
02
May
19
Gananoque businessman selected for elite Ivey program
Boosting entrepreneurial talent is critical for our country’s future. To help Canada develop its talent, successful CEOs and business leaders from across the country will be taking an intensive program this month at the Ivey Business School in London, Ontario. These entrepreneurs are on the way to taking their companies to the next level. Gibson Family Health Care is pleased to announce today that Brett Gibson, Owner and Administrator of Carveth Care Centre, has been selected as a participant in QuantumShift, a unique leadership development program founded by Ivey Business…
Private rooms are now available at Carveth Retirement Lodge! Find your AFFORDABLE assisted retirement living in our accredited home located in the heart of the beautiful 1000 Islands. For more information, contact Phyllis Lorbetskie at 613-382-4752 ext. 110.
Join Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge for a Spring Open House on Saturday, June 1. See our spectacular gardens while enjoying live music and a BBQ lunch. This event is free and open to everyone! Take a tour of Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge and see how you can enjoy life, stay active and have fun in assisted retirement living. Come home to Helen Henderson and let our family care for your family For details or to schedule a tour another day/time, please contact Lodge Manager Audrey Young at 613-384-4585 ext. 233.
25
Feb
19
Bruno and Chester spread happiness through pet therapy
Bruno Mathieu has found so much love and comfort in his 16-month-old Cavapoo named Chester, he wants to share it with others. A retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces, Bruno, 58, brings Chester to Carveth Care Centre, a retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque. “We started here in January,” says Bruno in late February 2019. “I love it. It gets me out.” Diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Bruno uses Chester as a therapy and service dog. The duo work under the supervision of St. John Ambulance.…