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

12
Jan
22
Gananoque woman celebrates more than 30 years of volunteering
Madelene Wood of Gananqoue reached a milestone last fall that few people will achieve in their lifetime. In September 2021, she celebrated 30 years of volunteering with Carveth Care Centre, a popular retirement lodge and long-term care home in this gateway town to the Thousand Islands. “My mother was at Carveth Care Centre and my husband used to drive me over there every time there was a bingo,” the friendly woman says from her Stocking Hill apartment in early 2022. “I liked to help her play.” After her mother died,…
05
Jan
22
Dietary Aide starts New Year with first workplace award
The New Year is starting on the right foot for a kitchen worker at Carveth Care Centre. 18-year-old Hunter Cook is the home’s Employee of the Month for January 2022. He has worked at the long-term care home as a Dietary Aide for almost two years. “This is my first job,” he says with a smile during his lunch break late last month. “That’s why this award is so amazing.” Born and raised in Gananoque with three sisters and one brother, Hunter responds when asked about his job, “I love…
08
Dec
21
Home studies England this December
Residents of a long-term care home in Gananoque are expanding their understanding of the world by studying different cultures and countries through a program called Culture Club. This month, residents of Carveth Care Centre are studying England which is part of the United Kingdom. Speaking for her 95-year-old mother who has lived at the long-term care home since the spring of 2021, Eleen says Peggy Webb was born in Fishbourne and left England at 19 as a war bride. “My mother loved the flowers there, especially in the spring with…
02
Nov
21
Kitchen worker enjoys caring for others
Shelley Hartley smiles a lot at work. As a Dietary Aide for the past 13 years at Carveth Care Centre, she finds her job fun and satisfying. “I love it,” she says with a smile during a break from her work in the kitchen at the popular retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque. “They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. I enjoy filling the residents’ stomachs and making them happy.” Shelley, 47, considers the home special. “People look out for each other here,”…
05
Oct
21
New program celebrates countries around the world
A new program has an old face at Carveth Care Centre, a retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque. Known for its innovation and exceptional health care, the popular home launched a Culture Club this October which replaces Roaming Party Carts on Tuesday afternoons. The program celebrates the food, culture, music and traditions of a different country every month starting with Hungary which is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Carveth Resident Elizabeth Nagy reflects fondly on her time living beside Balaton Lake in Hungary, the largest lake in…
22
Sep
21
Home to host Family Harvest Hour
Families of Carveth Care Centre are invited to join us for Family Harvest Hour from 2-3 pm on Oct. 6. This event is in our Herbert Street parking lot and includes refreshments and live music by Fiddle Earth. Famlies can enjoy apple cider, warm cinnamon buns and a farmers' market. Please send proof of full vaccination to our Activation Department prior to attending: 613-382-4752 ext. 107. Thanks and we'll see you there!
08
Feb
21
In the quilt of life, friends are the stitches that hold it together
A group of women in Lyndhurst has used their time and talent to brighten the lives of residents of a local nursing home. “I think what they did is very sweet,” says Tammy Kean, a Recreation Professional at Carveth Care Centre in Gananoque. “They’re both extremely beautiful,” she says about the two quilts that were stitched with love for the long-term care home. “I was touched by that.” Speaking on behalf of the Stone Bridge Quilters who made and donated the comfort quilts, Jane Griggs says, “We felt they should…
01
Feb
21
Front-line health care worker wins workplace award
Katelyn Lozo is good at making the best of a bad situation. As a front-line worker, she hasn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic interfere with her duties to provide health care to long-term care residents; one of society’s most vulnerable populations. “For me, not much has changed,” says the 28-year-old from her home in Brockville that she shares with her boyfriend and dog. “I go to work and I come home.” For the past 10 years, Katelyn has worked as a Personal Support Worker (PSW) at Carveth Care Centre where her…
26
Oct
20
Residential Aide wins workplace award
A worker at Carveth Retirement Lodge has won her first workplace award. Tracy Harmer of Brewers Mills smiles brightly when informed of the recognition for almost two years of work as a Residential Aide at the accredited retirement home. “I love it,” she replies when asked about her work. “I wish I had done it (taken the job) years ago. I really enjoy it and I have no intention of leaving anytime soon.” The proud mother of three adult children and one-grandson, Tracy works mostly nights at the home. She…
25
Sep
20
Lansdowne woman dreams of cross-country adventure
Gloria Brewster’s dream is to travel across Canada and see the country she calls home. Born in the Philippines, Gloria moved to Canada 16 years ago. Since then, she has always wanted to see this big, beautiful country. “I know it’s impossible now, but someday, hopefully when the pandemic is over, I’d like to travel across Canada,” says the friendly woman who moved to Lansdowne approximately seven years ago. “I’ve only been to Ottawa so far and I’d like to see more of Canada. That’s my dream.” Gloria smiles as…