Dear Families, We are very sorry to inform you we had a resident pass away earlier this week who had recovered from the infectious period of the COVID-19 virus in November. This was reported to public health as required. Our sincere condolences and prayers to the family during this difficult time. Indoor resident room visits began on March 9, 2021 for one designated family caregiver per day from 10 am – 2 pm – Monday through Sunday. Designated family caregivers are those 2 individuals who have been previously identified in discussions with the Home. As per provincial guidelines, each resident [...]
The following is a news release from The Long Term and Continuing Care Association of Manitoba. The battle against Covid-19 in personal care, supportive housing and assisted living residences has been real, overwhelming and sadly heartbreaking. They have been hit the hardest, and even though staff and management fought hard and worked long and exhausting hours, they lost many residents. Often times, these residents were people they knew well and cared for like family or close friends. These staff committed acts of bravery and self-sacrifice and because of them, many were saved. The Long Term and Continuing Care Association of [...]
On March 10th, the staff at Holy Family Home were treated to a boxed Subway lunch from a generous anonymous family member. Cindy and Baljeet from Subway on Broadway dropped off boxed lunches with a sub, chips and cookie, for all staff on all shifts. Thanks again to our very generous donor from all the staff at Holy Family Home.
This past Valentine's Day, staff at Holy Family Home paraded to resident units to spread some cheer! Each resident received a helium heart balloon for Valentine’s Day. Watch the video below to have a look at some of the festivities. https://youtu.be/4rfAlPCwW_k
Coming soon… “Exercises with Pan Ihor” – A collaboration between the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba and the Holy Family Home Adult Day Program, Music Therapy, Recreation and Rehab departments. Join “Pan Ihor” and a guest exercise instructor as they take you through different chair exercise sessions to stimulate mental and physical well-being. From fall prevention focus to fun with pool noodles. Pan Ihor will have 8 unique, active exercise chair exercise sessions for you to follow along with using a tablet or smart TV. Sessions Schedule Tuesdays: March 2, 9, 16, 23Thursdays: March 4, 11, 18, 25 Stay active [...]
Dear Resident/Family, The health and safety of our personal care home residents, and the staff who care for them each and every day, is our top priority. Since the spring, we have implemented a number of precautions to protect your loved one. Beginning March 1, 2021, our facility will begin voluntary asymptomatic surveillance testing of staff in addition to the many precautions and preventative measures we already have in place. This initiative will use the Abbot Panbio COVID-19 rapid antigen test and will test staff that are showing no symptoms of COVID-19 and have no known exposure to the [...]