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July 28, 2021

The Men’s Shed delivers 96 memory boxes thanks to community generosity

Giving back more to the community than they receive guides and motivates the guys at The Arnprior & McNab-Braeside Men’s Shed. That’s why they set out to volunteer their time and labour to build 96 memory boxes – one for each resident at the new Grove Nursing Home. They didn’t […]
July 15, 2021

Andrea McClymont: Always ready to take on new challenges and support her team

Family life is paramount to Andrea McClymont. Growing up in her tight-knit family, Andrea’s parents instilled a strong work ethic that shines through in her own career today. Born and raised in Almonte, Andrea graduated high school with a few ideas of what she would like to study next. “I […]
June 25, 2021

Tennille Wright: Helping make the Hospital an even better place to work and receive care

When Tennille Wright was growing up, she was inspired by her mom’s friend who was a nurse and decided she wanted to follow in her footsteps. After studying to become an RPN at Algonquin College in Pembroke, Tennille has not once regretted that decision. Tennille began her nursing career at […]
June 23, 2021

The Arnprior Regional Health Board appoints two new directors from local community

June 23, 2021 – Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) welcomed two new directors to its Board whose community roots and financial management experience will help lead ARH through COVID-19 recovery, further expansion of the Grove Nursing Home and the creation of the Seniors’ Village. The two new volunteer directors are: Doug […]
June 18, 2021

The Arnprior Regional Health Board of Directors appoints a new Chair

June 18, 2021 – After serving as the Chair of the Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) Board of Directors for six years, Barb Darlow has completed her final term and will continue to provide leadership as a member of the Board of Directors until June 2022. The Board of Directors has […]
June 17, 2021

Dana McCabe: Building on the strength of the Seniors Active Living Centre

The Seniors Active Living Centre (SALC) in-person programming may be on hold temporarily due to COVID-19, but that has not stopped Dana McCabe, the new Program Coordinator, to work with her team to find new ways to keep local seniors connected and engaged—while also planning at full speed for when […]
May 31, 2021

The Grove launches recruitment campaign ahead of move to new, expanded home

May 31, 2021 – A recruitment campaign has launched to significantly expand The Grove Nursing Home Team ahead of the move to a brand-new, 96-bed facility in Arnprior, Ontario that will be home to a 60 per cent increase in residents. The new, modern Grove is on schedule to welcome […]
May 27, 2021

Amanda Cavanagh: Invested in patient safety and rehabilitation

Amanda Cavanagh loves getting involved in her work community and is an active member of ARH’s Social Committee, the CUPE representative for the Joint Health and Safety Committee and is part of the Nursing Week Planning Committee. “I spend more time with the people in this building than I do […]
May 27, 2021

Adult Day Program launches one-on-one sessions during provincial lockdown

May 27, 2021 – When the current stay-at-home order came into effect, Arnprior Regional Health’s Adult Day Program (ADP) had to temporarily close its group program as a safety precaution. “Our program has a big impact for the clients and their families,” said Molly de Ruiter, Recreation Assistant, ADP, Arnprior […]
May 21, 2021

CEO Update: Green light to begin ramp up of non-urgent day surgeries

Community update from Eric Hanna, President and CEO May 21, 2021 Earlier this week, the Ministry of Health (MoH) gave hospitals the green light to gradually ramp up non-urgent day surgeries that have been postponed since Monday, April 26, 2021. In order to resume services, it was stipulated that a […]
May 19, 2021

Charlene Barr: Inspired to launch a second career as a PSW in the community

In 1999, Charlene Barr started working at The Grove in the kitchen. When her mother decided to become a PSW later in life, Charlene was inspired to also go to college to start her second career as a PSW. After graduating in 2016, she was hired to work as a […]
May 13, 2021

Nursing Hero: Laurie Hebert, Patient Flow and Discharge Planner

When Laurie Hebert was about 8 years old, she would finish up her school day and join her mother at the Arnprior Hospital to sit and spend time with a lady who was chronically ill. “I knew I wanted to work at this Hospital,” said Laurie, who is now the […]
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