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November 26, 2020

Arnprior Regional Health celebrates staff and physicians’ excellence and service a little differently this year

Last spring, COVID-19 threw a wrench into the event plans for the Annual Employee and Physician Service Recognition and Awards—and they were postponed until the fall. With a bit of creativity and a few new twists, the revised Service Recognition and Awards were hosted differently (but safely) last week as […]
November 20, 2020

Ashley Barr: Focused on helping each resident have a great day

When Ashley Barr was in high school, her mom worked as the Grove’s cook and it sparked her own interest in healthcare. “I did my high school co-op hours at the Grove—I really enjoyed it and never left,” explained Ashley. “That’s how I got into my dietary aide position.” Fast […]
November 17, 2020

Rhianna Barry: Embracing challenges and learning opportunities as a new nurse

In junior high, Rhianna Barry had an affinity for healthcare and knew it was where she was meant to end up. Fast forward a few years and Rhianna enrolled at Memorial University of Newfoundland to study nursing. “I just knew that I was meant to be a nurse,” reflected Rhianna […]
November 9, 2020

Alma Delarge: The behind-the-scenes puzzle master who always delivers

When a staffing position came up at an Ottawa hospital, Alma Delarge’s good friend knew she would be a great fit. She was eventually convinced to apply for the job—and got it. More than 20 years later, Alma continues to find fulfillment in the challenge of solving staffing puzzles. “From […]
November 6, 2020

The Grove Nursing Home’s COVID-19 outbreak declared over

November 6, 2020 – Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) declared the Grove Nursing Home’s COVID-19 outbreak over. However, with the current level of community spread many of the restrictions will remain in place. Dr. Rob Cushman at RCDHU has directed all long-term care homes in Renfrew County to continue ensuring each […]
October 30, 2020

Dallas Lawson: Invested in delivering exceptional nursing care to seniors

Dallas Lawson was certain he wanted to be in the medical field, and it came down to choosing a career in paramedics or nursing. Nursing won. “In the end, I chose nursing because I liked the idea of seeing people through their care experience,” said Dallas, a RPN at the […]
October 26, 2020

Join in the season of giving at The Men’s Shed Woodworkers’ Christmas Craft Fair

October 26, 2020 – The guys at The Arnprior-McNab-Braeside Men’s Shed are making a list and checking it twice just in time for their inaugural Woodworkers’ Christmas Craft Fair that will give the community a chance to add locally-made, one-of-a-kind  gifts to their holiday lists. The Men’s Shed and partners […]
October 23, 2020

Grove Nursing Home COVID-19 outbreak update

October 23, 2020 – In follow-up to the COVID-19 outbreak being declared, the affected Grove Nursing Home staff member was retested for COVID-19 and the second test came back negative. As per Renfrew County and District Health Unit’s direction, our COVID-19 outbreak at the Grove is not over and all […]
October 22, 2020

The Grove Nursing Home declared on COVID-19 outbreak

October 22, 2020 – Today, the Grove Nursing Home was declared on COVID-19 outbreak. Through the biweekly surveillance, one staff member received a ‘detected’ result, which is considered a positive test. This individual has been retested and is currently self-isolating at home for 14 days. At this time, there are […]
October 22, 2020

Arnprior Regional Health’s COVID-19 community update

October 22, 2020 Dear community members, We are now in the second wave of an unprecedented pandemic that feels quite different from the first wave because of our greater preparedness, deeper knowledge of how the virus works and a proven approach to modifying behaviours. This has put us in a […]
October 22, 2020

Angela Gibbons: Inspired by the difference early breast cancer detection makes for patients’ outcomes

When Angela Gibbons was in her final years of high school deciding what to do next, it was her photography class that gave her inspiration. “I was enjoying enriched photography – developing film, printing images – so medical radiation technology fit into was I was already doing,” said Angela, who […]
October 7, 2020

The new Grove Nursing Home construction nears the halfway mark to completion

October 7, 2020 – The construction of the Grove residents’ new home is approximately halfway to completion and remains on track to open its doors to 60 per cent more residents in August 2021. “Our whole community has been a driving force behind the Grove redevelopment project from the beginning […]
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