Helen Henderson News

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

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…
16
Apr
19
Cook wins accolades for fresh and innovative meals
Shaun Stephenson finds happiness in the kitchen. A cook at Helen Henderson Care Centre for more than two years, the friendly 42-year-old is known for the delicious meals he prepares at the accredited nursing and retirement home. “I like it,” he replies when asked about his job to feed approximately 170 residents. “I like it very much.” Looking relaxed on a warm morning in April 2019, Shaun says the secret of his success is to care about the food. He appears pleasantly surprised to hear he is the home’s Employee…
21
Mar
19
Bath woman recognized for work excellence
Brenda Wilson is living proof, energy and persistence conquer all things. A Personal Support Worker at Helen Henderson Care Centre for the past 33 years, the 62-year-old is powered by passion. “I love anything to do with movement,” says the attractive brunette about her interests such as running, speed-walking and swimming. “I don’t mean to blow my own horn, but I’m very, very fast. I still think I can keep up with anyone half my age. I’m very active.” A respect worker in the long-term care home, Brenda is the…
11
Feb
19
Kitchen worker celebrated at nursing home
A popular nursing home in the Kingston area is celebrating the good work of a kitchen worker. A Dietary Aide at Helen Henderson Care Centre for the past three years, Renee Kish smiles brightly when told she is the Employee of the Month for March. “What a pleasant surprise,” says the 52-year-old woman. “I love the staff and the residents here; the entire building, really,” she says kindly. “It’s very special here.” Speaking from the Patio Dining Room on a February afternoon, Renee admits she is proud of her work…
23
Jan
19
Napanee woman recognized for workplace excellence
Tracey Taylor has spent much of her life caring for others. Speaking from Helen Henderson Care Centre where she has worked as a Personal Support Worker for the past five-years, the 50-year-old mother of three smiles when informed she has won a workplace award for her care and compassion. Nominated and chosen by staff, Tracey is the home’s Staff Spotlight for February. “I love working here,” says Tracey kindly. “I love the residents. I love the people I work with.” Asked what she enjoys about the job, Tracey admits, “I…