August 21, 2020

Gary Colombe: A passion for cooking and helping seniors

Gary Colombe’s career did not begin in health care, but he considers himself lucky that his institutional cooking experience led him to work at the Grove Nursing Home. After retiring from 30 years as a cook with the Canadian Armed Forces, Gary eventually found himself relocating from Newfoundland to the […]
August 13, 2020

ARH welcomes Janice Marks to lead HR and Community Programs

Janice Marks, the new VP of People and Community Programs, began her career in Queen’s University laboratories as a biochemist investigating cancer and later the genetics of beluga whales. When Janice had the opportunity to become a safety trainer for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), she made the pivot […]
July 30, 2020

Physiotherapy Team offers virtual care allowing patients to recover from home

Patients now have a new virtual option that provides them with the same level of outpatient physiotherapy care while staying safe at home during the pandemic. In June, Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) collaborated with other hospitals in the region to launch the Patient Portal that gives individuals easy access to […]
July 16, 2020

Kate O’Connor: Our new in-house IPAC expert comes at the right time

Microbiology was one of Kate O’Connor’s favourite subjects when she studied nursing at the University of New Brunswick. It is one reason she decided to make the move from the Inpatient Unit (IPU) to become Arnprior Regional Health’s Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator. “I was ready for a change and […]