Helen Henderson News

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

27
Sep
19
Home partners children and seniors for new program
Helen Henderson Care Centre is excited to unveil a new program called Grandfriends which partners local children with seniors. Scheduled to start Oct. 18, we're confident this will create special moments that will last a lifetime. For details, please contact Activity Director Donna Joudoin at 613-384-4585 ext. 224.
23
Sep
19
Residential Aide enjoys good year
Amy Esipu is having a good year. Speaking from Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge where she works as a Residential Aide, the mother of four smiles brightly when told she is the home’s Employee of the Month for October; good news that follows on the heels on the recovery of her eldest son who suffered a serious brain injury two years ago. “He’s been doing amazing, considering,” says Amy when asked about her 16-year-old son, Curtis, who was struck by a vehicle outside their home in Sydenham while riding his bicycle.…
09
Sep
19
Retirement Lodge to host Fall Open House
A retirement home in Amherstview is showcasing its award-winning programs and services at an open house this fall. 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, OCT. 26 from 1 to 4 pm. Featuring live music by AMBUSH and delicious food, Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge Fall Open House includes prizes and free tours. Admission is free and open to everyone. “We hope the community takes advantage of this opportunity to tour our retirement…
29
Aug
19
Home hosts Halloween Party
It's going to be spooktacular. Join Helen Henderson Care Centre on Oct. 31 for a Beetlejuice Halloween Party. Trick or Treaters can find treats and decoations starting at 6:30 pm in the Lodge Lounge. For details, contact Activation at 613-384-4585 ext. 224.
19
Aug
19
Enterprise woman divides time as personal support worker and farmer
Rachel Baker appreciates what many people take for granted. A caretaker of people, animals and land, the 29-year-old is passionate about preserving and improving the world around her. “When I’m not working as a Personal Support Worker, I’m working on the family farm in Enterprise,” she says. “I enjoy working with the beef cows and goats. It’s kind of my relaxing time. I like to walk-out in the field with them.” Speaking from Helen Henderson Care Centre where she has worked as a Personal Support Worker for the past year,…
19
Jul
19
August holds special meaning for this nurse
This August is going to be a great month for Jasmyne Preston. A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) at Helen Henderson Care Centre, Jasmyne is celebrating a workplace award and marriage. “It’s a great month,” says the 25-year-old Amherstview woman with a smile. Speaking from the long-term care home where she is the   Employee of the Month, Jasmyne has delivered frontline health care at the accredited home for one-year. She has been an RPN for five years. “I love my job,” says the friendly brunette when asked about her work. “It…
27
Jun
19
Nursing home recognizes good work of Kingston RPN
A Kingston nurse has been recognized by her peers for delivering excellent health care. Speaking from Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview in late June 2019 where she has worked for the past 12 years, Nicole Sullivan notes, “I like my job. It’s busy, but I love the residents and the girls I work with. I love to hear the residents’ stories and interact with them.” A Registered Practical Nurse, Nicole, 31, helps obtain optimal health for the home’s 104 residents. The residents’ safety and wellbeing are my priority, she…
03
Jun
19
Family Fun Day
Enjoy LIVE MUSIC, DELICIOUS FOOD and FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES at the Helen Henderson Care Centre Family Fun Day. This annual event is from 4-6 pm on July 16. Remember to wear something you'd find at the cottage! Please RSVP our Activation Department by July 1 at 613-384-4585 ext. 224.  
03
Jun
19
Charity Car Wash and BBQ
Join Helen Henderson Care Centre for a Summer Fling featuring a car wash by Loyalist Township Emergencey Services and BBQ. Proceeds from this event will benefit the residents of our home. Please join us from 9 am to 1 pm for this fun community event!
15
May
19
Retirement lodge nurse enjoying banner year
Kim Wakeling is ready to plant roots. A Registered Practical Nurse at Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge in Amherstview, the brunette appears to be having a great year. She bought a house, plans to get married this November and hopefully honeymoon in Japan. She is also the home’s Employee of the Month for June. “I love it here,” the friendly woman says about the accredited retirement lodge in Amherstview. “I enjoy working with my coworkers. We have a great team. We have fun together. The residents are friendly and fun to…