For media inquiries, please contact Melissa McDermott at mmcdermott@arnpriorhealth.ca
October 15, 2021

The Grove Nursing Home residents have moved into their brand-new, expanded home

October 15, 2021 – Yesterday evening, the Grove Nursing Home residents enjoyed their first dinner together in their new and expanded home following a successful move day. After months of planning, organizing, purging, packing, and labelling, the residents moved from the old 60-bed Grove to the brand-new, 96-bed home. The […]
October 8, 2021

Darrel O’Shaughnessy, founding member of The Men’s Shed, honoured with Ontario Senior Achievement Award

October 7, 2021 – The Ontario government has announced Darrel O’Shaughnessy, founding member of The Arnprior-McNab-Braeside Men’s Shed and Chair of the Greater Arnprior Seniors Council, as a recipient of this year’s Ontario Senior Achievement Award. He is one of 15 outstanding seniors being celebrated for their exceptional contributions to […]
October 8, 2021

Adult Day Program provides aging seniors and their families much-needed support and engagement

A year after Louise McCormick was diagnosed with dementia, she began attending Arnprior Regional Health’s Adult Day Program twice a week where she often enjoyed the variety of programming and welcoming staff. “I knew she was safe, and it gave me a real break,” explained her husband, Terry McCormick. Terry […]
October 7, 2021

Leah Levesque: Staying connected to the frontline while leading health system transformation

Leah Levesque began her healthcare career at the bedside as a nurse working in the intensive care unit (ICU). It was when she started having a family that she considered other career options that didn’t include shift work. “I had watched other managers in their roles and thought maybe that […]
October 4, 2021

Corinne Finn: Volunteering her time to listen to the community and advocate for even better local healthcare

Corinne Finn was born and raised in a small town and when she moved to Arnprior from Ottawa 10 years ago, she felt welcomed by the close-knit community and was grateful to have the support of local healthcare. That’s why she decided to volunteer as a member of Arnprior Regional […]
September 29, 2021

Eric Hanna: Retiring after 13 years at the helm of ARH

When President and CEO Eric Hanna reflects on his 13 years with Arnprior Regional Health (ARH), it is his final milestone – the grand opening of the new Grove – that will be his fondest memory. “The Grove Grand Opening was a celebration of the efforts of the entire community […]
September 25, 2021

The new and expanded Grove Nursing Home opens its doors increasing long-term care capacity by 60 per cent

September 24, 2021 – The Minister of Long-Term Care joined Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) today for the grand opening of the new and expanded Grove Nursing Home. This marks the completion of one of the first construction projects as part of the current 20,161 new and 15,918 upgraded spaces in […]
September 23, 2021

Mandatory vaccination policy for hospital visitors and essential caregivers will take effect October 15th at all Renfrew County hospitals

September 23, 2021 – To help curb the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of those requiring hospital care, hospitals in Renfrew County will be aligning with others in the Champlain region to implement a mandatory vaccination policy for hospital visitors, essential caregivers and/or care partners effective October 15th.  […]
September 17, 2021

Our Ontario Health Team is approved

September 17, 2021 – A collaboration of over 60 health system partners from the Arnprior, North Grenville, Carleton Place, Almonte and West Ottawa regions reached an important milestone today in their application to become an Ontario Health Team (OHT), with the Ministry of Health officially approving their application. OHTs, being […]
September 8, 2021

Matthew Sharpe: Returning home to pursue his passion for clinical education

When Matthew Sharpe was studying to become a nurse at Nipissing University, he knew he wanted to be an educator in healthcare. “Education was always the goal,” reflected Matthew, who stepped into the new Education Coordinator and Clinical Informaticist role at Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) in August 2021. “I love […]
September 3, 2021

Arnprior Regional Health honoured with national award for the Hospital’s energy management transformation

September 3, 2021 – The Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES) awarded Arnprior Regional (ARH) with the 2021 Wayne McLellan Award of Excellence in Healthcare Facilities Management for the Hospital’s energy management transformation that upgraded the HVAC systems and provided ongoing annual energy savings. In 2015-16, The Hospital’s Facilities Team developed […]
September 1, 2021

New isolation room coming soon to the Emergency Department in response to COVID-19

Construction has begun at Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) for an exciting upgrade that will help keep our patients, staff, and physicians safer. In response to the COVID-19 experience, ARH is adding a second fully engineered isolation (negative air) room in the Emergency Department (ED) with funding support from the Ministry […]
For media inquiries, please contact Melissa McDermott at mmcdermott@arnpriorhealth.ca
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