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Palliative Care Volunteers Return to Home and Hospital

Palliative Care Volunteers return to Menno Home and Hospital, Monday, August 17, 2020. These volunteers will follow protocols outlined to them by Menno Place. They have all participated in a COVID-19 orientation in order to return to safely sit with one palliative resident per shift. We are grateful for their return.


CAMPUS-WIDE NETWORK OUTAGE – AUGUST 20, 1600-1900 HOURS There will be a campus-wide network outage on August 20th from 1600 – 1900 hours. Access to all servers including but not limited to email, GoldCare, file sharing, access control, SharePoint, ProActivity will be affected. Computers and iPads that are online at the beginning of the outage […]

Social Visits Begin at Menno Home and Menno Hospital

Yesterday was our first day of safe visits for families. Three visits took place in the Fireside Treasures Gift Shop for spouses in Hospital E1. These were emotional visits for the spouses and they were grateful to our staff for facilitating these safe visits. We have three staff who will be facilitating the visits – […]

What is the response from Families and Friends about Social Visits re-opening?

On June 30, 2020, we sent Families and Friends a survey to give us input into their experience and thoughts. Here are the survey results of 192 respondents – CLICK HERE Since many of the respondents comments were confidential (names included), Sharon Simpson made a video and read most of their comments. You can watch […]

Update on Visits Re-opening in Menno Home, Hospital and TE AL

On June 30th, Bonnie Henry, BC Public Health Officer and Adrian Dix, BC Minister of Health announced that we would re-open visits to long-term care homes and assisted living apartments. We continue to await funding promised by Adrian Dix for up to 3 FTE staff at each of our three locations to support safe and […]

Kim Scott and Smitha Varghese – Directors of Care

We are pleased to announce that both Kim Scott (formerly Cantwell – Kim was married on Dec. 21, 2019) and Smitha Varghese have accepted the position of Director of Care (DOC), effective July 6th. Kim Scott, Director of Care – Menno Home Smitha Varghese, Director of Care – Menno Hospital Congratulations on your new roles, […]