December 1, 2021

Joshua Paterson: A former construction business owner discovers a new career in nursing

When the global financial crisis struck in 2009, Joshua Paterson owned a construction company in Australia that did not survive the recession. He had to take a fresh look at his career options. “I was drawn to healthcare,” reflected Joshua, RN, Emergency Department, ARH. “I was always interested in serving […]
November 25, 2021

Ashley Sulpher: A love for food, cooking, and helping others

Ashley Sulpher has always been interested in food, cooking, and helping people. That’s what makes her current role as The Grove’s Food Services Supervisor the perfect fit. “Restaurants were never my thing because I don’t like working late-night hours,” shared Ashley. “At The Grove, I get to combine my love […]
November 18, 2021

Stephanie Shier: Committed to getting in right by focusing on the details

Shortly after Stephanie Shier relocated from Montreal to Arnprior, she was exploring her new town when she came across the hospital and thought it would be somewhere she’d like to work one day. “I was always interested in working in a doctor’s office or a hospital without realizing how competitive […]
November 1, 2021

Ring in the season of giving at The Third Annual Men’s Shed Woodworkers’ Christmas Craft Fair

November 1, 2021 – The guys at The Arnprior-McNab-Braeside Men’s Shed have been busy in their holiday workshop designing and crafting locally-made, one-of-a-kind gifts for their third annual Woodworkers’ Christmas Craft Fair. The Men’s Shed and partners welcome community members to come by the Craft Fair on November 21, 2021, […]
October 29, 2021

Judy Cobus: Building a healthier community for seniors

When Judy Cobus was in grade seven living in Renfrew, she volunteered as a candy striper at the local hospital, and it made her certain she wanted to work in health care. This sparked Judy’s 33-year career in nursing that has brought her to numerous roles in various settings including […]
October 29, 2021

The Patient and Family Advisory Council is growing its membership and impact

October 21, 2021 – The Arnprior Regional Health’s Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is currently growing its team of volunteers to help create a healthy community and improve quality health care close to home. Over the spring and summer, PFAC welcomed two new volunteer members: Deborah Clark and Shelly […]
October 27, 2021

Experience the joy of giving back to your community by joining the Auxiliary

When Gail Okum retired from her 31-year teaching career, she knew that she didn’t want to stop helping others, but she needed a new way to give back. “I was certain that I wanted to be involved in helping others in a different capacity and it was important that I […]
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 […]