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For more information about our home, please contact:
Director of Care Sue Reynolds: 613-384-4585 ext.240 | suereynolds@gibsonfamilyhealthcare.com
Owner/Operator/Administrator Lisa Gibson: 613-384-4585 ext.222 | lisagibson@gibsonfamilyhealthcare.com
Infection Prevention & Control Lead Faith McGee: 613-384-4585 ext.230 | faithmcgee@gibsonfamilyhealthcare.com

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News

The latest news and announcements from Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview.

29
Feb
24
Kingston man earns first workplace award
A Kingston man who is new to Canada has been recognized for his work caring for residents at a long-term care home in Amherstview. “I love working here with everyone,” admits Aaron Medrano, a 38-year-old Personal Support Worker (PSW) at Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview. “I like the teamwork. Staff are friendly and helpful; they treat everyone as family.” New to Canada, Aaron is a trained nurse who arrived in Kingston from the Philippines on Aug. 1, 2023. He started working at the popular home that November; a job…
05
Feb
24
PSW turned kitchen worker wins first workplace award
Jennifer Sears was deep into her career as a Personal Support Worker (PSW) when she decided to switch gears and become a Dietary Aide. It was one of the best decisions she ever made. “I needed that change,” Jennifer says thoughtfully from Helen Henderson Care Centre, a retirement lodge and long-term care home in Amherstview where she has worked for almost 19 years. “I worked as a PSW for 18 years. I liked the work, but it was hard on my body. I switched to the dietary department last year…
06
Dec
23
Tamworth woman wins workplace award
Shannon Lyman loves taking care of the elderly which is evident from her work at Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge in Amherstview. Speaking from the popular home in late November 2023, the friendly 46-year-old smiles when she talks about providing frontline health care to 65 residents. “I absolutely love it here,” she says with her trademark enthusiasm. “I have always enjoyed working with the elderly. I really like the residents.” Known for her reliability and good work since she started working at the home more than one year ago, Shannon is…
06
Nov
23
Festival of Trees
Please join us for our Third Annual Festival of Trees. This activity has been a lot of fun these past two years. Decorating can begin Nov. 12, 2023. Judging begins Dec. 18. We can't wait to see what you create! For details about this competition, please contact our Activation Department at 613-384-4585 ext. 224. Here are the rules and timelines:
23
Oct
23
Couple celebrates 70th wedding anniversary
Peter Davy had just turned 22 years old in 1953 when he married the love of his life. 70 years later, he reflects fondly on that day. “She was gorgeous,” says the friendly man about his then 19-year-old wife, Carol. “She’s a lovely person; the nicest person I have ever met. She’s an amazing woman.” Holding a photo album of their life together, Peter is proud to talk about the couple’s 70th wedding anniversary in October 2023. “I’ve been very lucky,” says the 92-year-old as nursing staff bustle around him…
11
Aug
23
Camp Week ends with happy memories
Lindsay Geris loves Camp Week. Held the first week every August at Helen Henderson Care Centre, the program is one of the most popular activities at the retirement lodge and long-term care home in Amherstview. Lindsay loves every minute of the music, games, food and campfire songs. Smiling at the home where she has worked as a Registered Practical Nurse for the past seven years, Lindsay is proudly sporting a camp shirt from her days at Camp Banting, a summer camp for youth with Type 1 Diabetes in Southeast Ontario.…
09
Dec
22
Santa and wife to arrive by horse drawn sleigh Dec. 22
A popular nursing home in Amherstview is expecting a special visitor this December who is going to arrive in a unique way. Santa and Mrs. Claus are scheduled to arrive at Helen Henderson Care Centre in a horse drawn sleigh on Dec. 22. They will be dropped off around noon and will spend the day visiting residents and staff. There will be a photo area in the home for pictures along with hot apple cider and homemade cookies. Speaking on behalf of the home, Activity Director Donna Joudoin notes, “Santa…
15
Nov
22
Festival of Trees
It's back! Please join us for our Second Annual Festival of Trees. This activity was a lot of fun last year. Decorating can begin Nov. 12, 2022. We can't wait to see what you create! For details about this competition, please contact our Activation Department at 613-384-4585 ext. 224.
05
May
22
New Dietary Aide wins workplace award
In the five months Jordan Carter has been working at Helen Henderson Care Centre, she has made a noticeable impact. Starting as a Hostess at the Amherstview home last January, Jordan was quickly promoted to Dietary Aide and then named Employee of the Month for May 2022. Speaking for the home, Food Service Nutrition Manager Shaun Stephenson notes, “Jordan is a light in the kitchen. She’s a great person; very upbeat. She’s a positive presence in our department.” Smiling from the long-term care home in late April, the 41-year-old seems…
08
Apr
22
Good work by young nurse celebrated
A young nurse in Amherstview has been recognized for her good work helping residents at a retirement home in Amherstview. “I love it here, I really do,” says Rebecca Timson, 31, when asked about her job for the past six months as a Registered Practical Nurse at Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge. “I like how you get to see the person behind the illness here as opposed to treating just the illness in an acute care setting.” Rebecca joined the home after her maternity leave for her son, Max. Prior to…