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Photo of Recognizing PSW Day in Ontario: Meet Juliet Dandoy, a Personal Support Worker at Extendicare Halton Hills

Recognizing PSW Day in Ontario: Meet Juliet Dandoy, a Personal Support Worker at Extendicare Halton Hills

Posted: 2022-05-19

Today marks Personal Support Worker Day in Ontario. We celebrate and recognize the many dedicated Personal Support Workers who dedicate their time, energy and compassion to residents across Extendicare in our long-term care homes every day. Thank you all for being a vital part of our care teams and of our home communities.

Juliet Dandoy is a Personal Support Worker at Extendicare Halton Hills. Juliet never loses sight of the positive impact she can have in the lives of others.

Photo of Celebrating National Nursing Week: Meet Rosa, a Registered Nurse at ParaMed, Toronto Central Team

Celebrating National Nursing Week: Meet Rosa, a Registered Nurse at ParaMed, Toronto Central Team

Posted: 2022-05-09

It’s #NationalNursingWeek. At Extendicare, we celebrate the incredible impact made by thousands of nurses within our care teams, who provide care to residents in our long-term care homes and to patients in their homes and communities.

National Nursing Week coincides with the birthday of Florence Nightingale –a nursing pioneer and inspiration to nurses around the globe.

Today, meet Rosa, a registered nurse at ParaMed with the Toronto Central Team.

Photo of Celebrating National Nursing Week: Meet Leona Utko, a Registered Nurse at Extendicare Vista Park Lodge in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Celebrating National Nursing Week: Meet Leona Utko, a Registered Nurse at Extendicare Vista Park Lodge in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Posted: 2022-05-09

It’s #NationalNursingWeek. At Extendicare, we celebrate the incredible impact made by thousands of nurses within our care teams, who provide care to residents in our long-term care homes and to patients in their homes and communities.

National Nursing Week coincides with the birthday of Florence Nightingale –a nursing pioneer and inspiration to nurses around the globe.

Leona Utko, a registered nurse at Extendicare Vista Park Lodge, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, has dedicated her life to help the people we serve live better every day.

Photo of Celebrating International Women's Day: Meet Tatjana, Unit Coordinator at Extendicare Oakview Place

Celebrating International Women's Day: Meet Tatjana, Unit Coordinator at Extendicare Oakview Place

Posted: 2022-03-08

Following the footsteps of her mother and grandmother into nursing has led Tatjana to her current role helping to oversee resident care at Extendicare Oakview Place in Winnipeg, MB. However, Tatjana’s path hasn’t always been direct or easy.

Photo of Celebrating International Women's Day: Meet Natasha, Senior Director, Corporate Quality and Risk, Head of COVID-19 Command Centre

Celebrating International Women's Day: Meet Natasha, Senior Director, Corporate Quality and Risk, Head of COVID-19 Command Centre

Posted: 2022-03-08

Natasha came to Extendicare from the hospital sector, where she most recently led quality and risk. She brought that expertise to her new role, involving leadership, infection prevention and control, quality improvement, risk management, and clinical education, and that includes leading the COVID-19 Command Centre.

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Deepening our Commitment to Long-Term Care in Canada| Leading Change for a Stronger Future

Posted: 2022-03-01

By: Dr. Michael Guerriere, President and CEO | As a physician, I have worked in hospitals and the health sector for more than 30 years. Seeing the growing aging population and need for seniors’ care services that lay ahead, I jumped at the chance to join Extendicare in 2018 to shift my focus to home care and long-term care.

I knew that the solution to caring for seniors was not to be found in hospitals. Seniors want to live independently, so we need to be really good at supporting them in their own homes as long as it is possible to do so safely. Then, when needs cannot be safely met at home, long-term care needs to be available to fill the gap.

Photo of Marking Black History Month at Extendicare | Meet Mr. S. Williams, a resident at Extendicare Scarborough

Marking Black History Month at Extendicare | Meet Mr. S. Williams, a resident at Extendicare Scarborough

Posted: 2022-02-28

What are you passionate about?

I like to relax and have a cold drink by the porch. I am really passionate about working with my hands and fixing things. I love classic cars, especially Oldsmobile vehicles. I used to purchase classic cars at auctions, fix them, then flip them. I value relaxation and connectedness to people more than wealth.

Photo of Leadership in action | How one Registered Nurse is Spearheading Clinical Excellence and Diversity

Leadership in action | How one Registered Nurse is Spearheading Clinical Excellence and Diversity

Posted: 2022-02-25

Mildred Ababio started her nursing career in neurosurgery at McGill University Health Centre and has since had the opportunity to work in both urban and rural areas in Ontario and Quebec. She has also had the privilege of working with many different populations.

Photo of Marking Black History Month at Extendicare: Meet Edmond, a resident at Extendicare Brampton

Marking Black History Month at Extendicare: Meet Edmond, a resident at Extendicare Brampton

Posted: 2022-02-01

Edmond says “As a Canadian Black man, Black History Month represents what we have gone through in order to be where we are now. Black History Month gives a chance to celebrate who we are.”

Photo of Stepping up to assist those who need our support most | ParaMed continues its mobile vaccine clinic to deliver third doses to homebound patients and teachers in Kitchener-Waterloo

Stepping up to assist those who need our support most | ParaMed continues its mobile vaccine clinic to deliver third doses to homebound patients and teachers in Kitchener-Waterloo

Posted: 2022-01-14

Throughout the pandemic and long before it, ParaMed Home Health Care has played a vital role in home and community health care, connecting patients with access to the care they need. To help bridge care gaps in our community, ParaMed has once again partnered with Waterloo Region Public Health to continue its mobile vaccine clinic that provides homebound patients in Kitchener-Waterloo with a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.