Update to Outdoor Visitations

2020-07-16T18:51:22+00:00July 16th, 2020|

Dear Residents and Families of Holy Family Home: The COVID-19 pandemic has produced unprecedented times, requiring ongoing adaptation to public health protocols and directions. Holy Family Home recognizes and appreciates the importance of visitation with family and loved ones for our residents. The deep commitment of families to the well-being and quality of life of our residents is acknowledged and valued. We are pleased to inform you that a third tent has been established for outdoor visits to increase the accessibility of visitation beginning July 20, 2020. With this addition, we have also extended hours into the evening on Tuesdays [...]

Music Therapist Nominated for Spiritual Artist of the Year

2020-07-08T19:48:23+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Our very own Danielle Savard has been nominated for the 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards Spiritual Artist of the Year! We are so fortunate to have such a talented musician working with our residents. Congratulations Danielle and we wish you the best of luck! Check out Up To Speed with Ismaila Alfa - June 25, 2020: Danielle Savard is a fresh face in the Manitoba Music scene, as she lands one of 44 WCMA nominations for the province. Linked here (please scroll to the June 25th episode)

Farewell and Thank You!

2020-06-30T14:01:19+00:00June 30th, 2020|

From the Desk of Jean R. Piché I first joined HFH in March 2001. I will never forget how warmly I was welcomed by the staff and the community we serve.  I knew then that HFH was an amazing place. I sensed a sacredness and a true ‘family’ spirit. In fact, I remember saying in those early days that one could feel that special spirit in every corner of the Home. It could be seen in the day-to-day interactions among all staff, and in their collective desire to provide loving care to our residents. It could also be seen in [...]

Guidelines for Outdoor and Indoor Visits – effective July 13, 2020

2020-06-26T19:23:45+00:00June 24th, 2020|

RE:       Revised PCH Visitation Principles during COVID-19 Dear Families / Friends As announced by the Minister of Health on Monday, June 22, 2020, PCH visitor guidelines have been adjusted to allow outdoor and indoor visitation. According to Shared Health, the purpose of these principles is not to replace clinical and operational judgement but rather to provide guidance to minimize the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks in Manitoba PCHs while supporting operators in fulfilling the needs of residents to have regular communication and visitation with close family and/or friends as defined below. Protecting the health and well-being of our residents and staff [...]

Manitoba to Develop Outdoor, All-Season Visitation Shelters at Personal Care Homes

2020-06-24T13:50:06+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

Government Also Accepting Proposals for Safety and Capital Upgrades: Friesen The Manitoba government is working to develop outdoor, all-season shelters that will be located near personal care homes and be suitable for residents to safely visit with loved ones, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Allowing personal care home residents to safely maintain the connections they have with their families and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic is central to their ongoing health and well-being,” said Friesen. “We are planning ahead by moving forward with the development of all-season shelters, ensuring those needed and valuable visits can [...]

Province of Manitoba News Release Related to Indoor Visits

2020-06-24T13:49:22+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

COVID-19 BULLETIN #115 Public health officials advise two new cases were identified over the weekend and one new case of COVID-19 was identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 314. The data also shows: • no individuals in hospital or intensive care, • 14 active cases and 293 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19, and • the number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seven. As of yesterday, an additional 1,951 laboratory tests were performed between June 19 and June 21 (Friday – 733, Saturday [...]

Province Releases Final Plan for Third Phase of Restoring Services Safely

2020-06-18T17:04:42+00:00June 17th, 2020|

PROVINCE RELEASES FINAL PLAN FOR THIRD PHASE OF RESTORING SERVICES SAFELY - - - Efforts of ‘Team Manitoba’ Enable Further Reopening of Businesses, Communities on June 21: Pallister **Following feedback from the public, the Manitoba government is releasing its plan to further ease public health restrictions and continue safely restoring services, effective June 21, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “Thanks to the efforts of all Manitobans and based on advice from our public health officials, I pleased to announce that we are in a position to move forward once again in our phased approach of restarting our economy,” said Pallister. [...]

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