2020 Blog Archive

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Extendicare Long-Term Care Staff Testing Program continues to protect Ontario’s residents

Posted: 2020-11-23

The COVID-19 pandemic hit long-term care homes hard around the world. It’s an aggressive virus that poses a huge risk to us all, but especially to the health of seniors.

Extendicare moved quickly in early 2020 to secure personal protective equipment supply lines and establish protocols with public health officials to protect the people we care for. Informed by our experience in the first wave of the pandemic, we knew we had to get ahead of the virus to better ensure the safety of the residents in our homes.

Thank You to Telus and Powerland for iPad Donations!

Posted: 2020-04-23

We are tremendously grateful to Telus and Powerland who donated iPads to our homes in Manitoba! Thank you for supporting our residents and keeping them connected to their families.

Celebrating Black History Month with Lillie Johnson

Posted: 2020-02-28

If you ask Lillie Johnson about the most important part of her upbringing childhood, she’ll tell you two things – family, and education. Family gave her the deep passion in caring for others, and education provided her with the necessary tools to turn that passion into a career.

Holiday spirit shines through a new, innovative partnership between Extendicare and The Ottawa Hospital

Posted: 2020-01-12

Extendicare and The Ottawa Hospital are making the holiday season a special one for seniors and patients thanks to a new partnership at Extendicare West End Villa!