343 Masks Donated to Holy Family Home

2020-09-17T18:43:08+00:00September 17th, 2020|

Long time Holy Family Home Auxiliary member Oksana Bodie, sewed 343 masks for the staff at Holy Family. The masks were all donated to the Home. Thank you, Oksana! A wonderful blessing during this time! We are very grateful for your generous contribution Sr. Darleane Pelechaty, Oksana Bodie and her daughter Janice BodieOksana Bodie and her daughter Janice Bodie with Pat Turkalo, President of Holy Family Home Auxiliary

Invitation to Bid

2020-09-16T14:43:23+00:00September 15th, 2020|

Invitation to BidHoly Family Home, Inc.Prime Consulting Service for Elevator Upgrade Project – Building BProject ID #SS-HFam-2715-21Issue date for RFQ is September 15, 2020Bids will be accepted before 2:00 PM local timeWednesday, September 30, 2020 atHoly Family Home165 Aberdeen AvenueWinnipeg, Manitoba R2W 1T9A non-mandatory site tour is scheduled forMonday, September 21, 2020 at 11:00 AMMeet at Holy Family Home, Front ReceptionBids will be evaluated on a “Best Value” basis,The lowest or any bid may not necessarily be acceptedBid Documents are available at Holy Family HomeOr online at www.biddingo.com or www.winnipegconstruction.ca

Mask Update for Visitations

2020-09-02T20:23:31+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

September 2, 2020 Dear Family Member: The number of active COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Manitoba and there are outbreaks in several long term care facilities which are of great concern.  Visitation from families is recognized as being a vital part of maintaining the well-being and quality of life of our residents.  Holy Family Home continues to have indoor visits for the 2 designated family caregivers from 10 am – 2 pm seven days/week.   We are striving to maintain the safety of residents, families and staff during these uncertain times.  Cooperation from all visitors and staff is necessary to [...]

Note to Families

2020-08-26T19:39:16+00:00August 26th, 2020|

Dear Family Member: Holy Family Home continues to have indoor visits for the 2 designated family caregivers from 10 am – 2 pm daily. The increased opportunities for residents to have family involvement and enhanced socialization been shown to have positive impact on the residents. Holy Family Home continues to strive to maintain the safety of residents, families and staff during the pandemic and as the active cases of COVID19 have increased substantially in Manitoba, these efforts are critically important for everybody. We need your consistent observance of the following the safety protocols implemented as directed by provincial public health to [...]

Invitation to give feedback about single-site staffing for Personal Care Homes

2020-08-21T16:27:21+00:00August 21st, 2020|

Hello, On May 1, 2020, all licensed personal care homes (PCHs) in Manitoba were required by order of the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer to limit the number of PCHs that nursing and support staff work in to one.  This change was a preventative measure put in place to protect PCH residents and staff from COVID-19.  We would like to invite you to participate in a survey to share your feedback about single-site staffing.  This survey is for personal care home residents and their family members/loved ones. Shared Health has asked the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation [...]

Music in the Park

2020-08-20T18:41:13+00:00August 20th, 2020|

We are so pleased to share with you that since our park is now open, Holy Family has started a Music in the Park series for our residents on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Holy Family has welcomed back Q Ball and Tony, long time entertainers of the Home, to play outside in the park for our residents. We screen our entertainers are before having them enter the park through a gate, to avoid entering the home. Around 40-50 residents attend each concert. 4 units attend on Tuesdays and another 4 on Thursdays to ensure adequate space for physical distancing. We [...]

Designated Indoor Visitations

2020-08-06T20:57:48+00:00August 6th, 2020|

Dear Families, On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020, Holy Family Home began indoor visits for designated family caregivers, and we wish to welcome these visitors into the home as they spend valuable time with our residents. The special contribution family visitation makes for our residents is recognized, particularly during these difficult times. Holy Family Home continues to be vigilant in sanitization, distancing, and all measures mandated by public health, to protect our residents, staff, and now families during the pandemic. We request your utmost cooperation in following the following guidelines to ensure safety for all during these visits: Practice frequent hand [...]

Revised Visitor Guidelines – Effective August 5, 2020

2020-07-24T14:30:06+00:00July 24th, 2020|

Dear Residents and Families of Holy Family Home: RE: Introduction of Revised Visitor Guidelines – Effective August 5, 2020 Recognizing the Province of Manitoba announcement of Phase 4 – Restoring Services, Holy Family will begin to allow indoor visitation in the resident rooms for 2 “designated family caregivers” which is defined as those identified by the resident or substitute decision-maker as essential partners in care, providing the resident with active, regular and meaningful support.  There has been careful and thoughtful preparation as we adapt to the new visitation guidelines to ensure mitigation of risk while enhancing the quality of life [...]

Changes to Visitor Restrictions

2020-07-22T14:44:39+00:00July 22nd, 2020|

Dear Residents and Families of Holy Family Home: Yesterday, the Province of Manitoba announced the Restoring Services Draft Plan – Phase 4 which includes proposed changes to the visitation restrictions in personal care homes as soon as July 25, 2020.  There have been no additional details determined further to the press release. As further information and direction is received, we will communicate this forward to you.  Holy Family will not begin to implement any changes to the current visitation protocols until these details are known and a plan for implementation is developed, recognizing the continued dedication to the safety of [...]

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