February 27, 2020

One year later the Men’s Shed continues to transform and enrich lives

Jean Guy Asselin’s shed in Braeside was sitting unused full of equipment and tools, when Darrel O’Shaughnessy, Chair, Greater Arnprior Seniors Council, approached him more than a year ago about using it as the home base for the new Arnprior McNab/Braeside Men’s Shed (The Shed). With the plan to have […]
February 26, 2020

The Hospital expands program to monitor heart irregularities in real-time

February 26, 2020 – Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) has expanded technology available to meet the growing need to monitor more patients’ heart irregularities in real-time. This best ensures issues are captured instantly and patients get the right care and treatment to prevent a heart event from happening. As a best […]
February 6, 2020

Arnprior Regional Health well prepared for COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation

February 6, 2020 – While the risk of COVID-19 (coronavirus) remains low for Canadians, Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) is well prepared, ready to respond and closely monitoring COVID-19 as the situation unfolds. “The COVID-19 risk to our patients is currently low and it’s business as usual at the hospital and […]
January 28, 2020

Update on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation

*For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Renfrew Public Health website. What is the current risk of contracting COVID-19 here in eastern Ontario? Currently, the Public Health Agency of Canada states that the risk to Canadians is low. What is ARH doing? The ARH team is well prepared, ready […]
January 28, 2020

The Grove welcomes new team members ahead of the 2021 move to expanded home

At the Grove, it is the staff who help make the home special for residents – thanks to their commitment to providing compassionate and exceptional care, engaging recreation activities and meaningful social interactions. In preparation for the move to the new Grove in 2021, the team has welcomed new leadership […]
January 8, 2020

Respiratory illness outbreak declared over

We are pleased to share that our respiratory illness outbreak has been declared over. There are no longer any visitor restrictions at the hospital. We continue to encourage our community to get their flu shot and practice regular hand hygiene to help stop the spread of illness.
January 7, 2020

Ontario government invests $475,000 in Arnprior Regional Health infrastructure renewal

January 7, 2020 – The Ontario government has announced that through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF) it is investing more than $475,000 into Arnprior Regional Health’s facilities. “This funding is part of our government’s commitment to invest $27 billion in hospital infrastructure over the next ten years in order […]
December 18, 2019

New Emergency Department Chief focused on a preventative and personalized approach to care

Dr. Terence Woods has been an emergency physician at Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) for nearly 10 years and was recently appointed as the new Chief of the Emergency Department (ED) – taking over for Dr. Mark Borzecki, who provided his leadership for the past eight years. Dr. Woods began his […]
December 9, 2019

Mammography Unit achieves accreditation for delivering highest quality care

December 9, 2019 – The Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) Mammography Unit has been re-accredited by the Canadian Association of Radiologists for meeting Cancer Care Ontario standards that confirm its delivery of high-quality mammography services to patients. The accreditation is for a maximum three-year period. The Mammography Unit received accreditation based […]