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Carveth Care Centre (LTC) is in a COVID-19 outbreak. We have proactively implemented our outbreak protocols and are working closely with Public Health. Until the outbreak is resolved, visitors to the home are limited to one-essential caregiver per resident and visitors attending for palliative reasons. General visitors are not permitted at this time. The retirement lodge at Carveth Care Centre has a clear health status. Please visit anytime.

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

Carveth Culture Club to study Scotland this September
The beautiful landscapes, vast history and varied culture of the Scottish Highlands are the source of inspiration for many poets, novelists, and musicians. It is also the focus this September of the Culture Club at Carveth Care Centre, a retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque that boasts three residents from Scotland. Doris Lindsay has lived at Carveth Retirement Lodge for the past three years. She was born on the west coast of Ayrshire in Troon, Scotland in 1925. “My father was a ship builder,” she explains. “I had…
Carveth Culture Club celebrates the Philippines this August
The beauty and wonder of the Philippines will be on full display this August by Carveth Culture Club. Part of Carveth Care Centre, a retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque, the club selects a place to study every month. This August is the Philippines. Home to some of the happiest people in the world, the Philippines boasts world-renowned natural wonders like an underground river and rice terraces, incredible diving spots rich in biodiversity, colorful public transportation, unique cuisine, and vibrant festivals that showcase its colorful culture. Lucita Abinuman-Mariano was born in the Philippines 62…
Carveth Culture Club to study British Guiana this June
Carveth Culture Club is excited to study the beautiful Country of British Guiana which changed its name to Guyana in 1966 when it became an independent nation. British Guiana was a British colony, part of the mainland British West Indies, which resides on the northern coast of South America. Carveth Resident Teresa Ferreira was born there on April 13, 1930. She was born on Hatfield Street which was covered with white stones at the time. Teresa is the youngest of five children (three brothers and one sister) and attended school…
Health Care Aide retires after 34 years of service
Judy Covill is having a hard time saying goodbye to her workplace of 34 years. Looking around Carveth Care Centre in late May 2022, a long-term care home where she has worked as a Health Care Aide since 1988, the 66-year-old smiles sadly as she talks about leaving her work and friends. “It’s bittersweet,” she acknowledges about her impending retirement on June 3. “I love it here. I love the residents and I love what I do. That’s what’s going to be so hard – the staff is good here.…
Home celebrates India at March Culture Club
Carveth Culture Club is continuing its study of the world this March with a focus on India. Vikas Kumar is a Security Guard at the popular retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque. He was born and raised in India and moved to Canada in 2019 in Abbotsford. His family remains behind in his home country.  Asked about his fondest memory, he replies, “My fondest memory in India was my bike trip to Leh-ladakh, a tourist place in northwest of Jammu and Kashmir. It’s a serene and a peaceful…
Gananoque teenager wins workplace award
A Gananoque teenager has been recognized for her efforts to help a local nursing home through the COVID-19 pandemic. 19-year-old Gracie Bentley was named Employee of the Month for March 2022 at Carveth Care Centre, a retirement lodge and long-term care home. “I love it here,” she says in mid-February. “I love being around the residents and having people visit their families. It’s more rewarding than I expected. I love to see the happiness of families who are visiting their loved ones.” Smiling and happy, the young woman notes it…
Carveth Culture Club to study Holland
A fun program at Carveth Care Centre will be celebrating everything Dutch this February. “There are a lot of Dutch immigrants and descendants in Canada,” says Shannon Buell, Activity Director at the popular retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque. “We’re looking forward to studying their wonderful culture and celebrating their music, food and customs during our February Culture Club.” Started in the fall of 2021, Carveth Culture Club has been popular with residents and staff who have been learning about other parts of the world such as Poland,…
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,…
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…
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…