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We are pleased to announce that Cheryl Dawes has accepted the position of Manager, Community Enrichment in the Apartments. She will oversee both the Assisted Living and Independent Living needs in our Apartments – 350 residents. Cheryl reports to Sharon Simpson, Director of Community Enrichment. Cheryl has most recently worked as the Resident Experience Partner […]
It’s T4 time again! We are currently preparing to send out the 2019 T4 slips. According to the Government of Canada instructions, your T4 must be provided to you through email or by mail. Unless otherwise instructed, we will be sending you your T4 by email to the same address where you receive your Menno […]
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Attention All Staff: As you know, we are all required to wear name tags to make it easier for residents, family members, visitors and each other to know who we are. It’s always nice to call someone by their name. If you do not have a name tag, please advise your manager or me by […]
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We are pleased to announce that Hilde Wiebe (retired Executive Director of Care Services) has joined the Clinical Nursing Team as the Projects Coordinator. This is a casual, project-based position that will support our Nursing Team. When you see Hilde around the Menno Place campus, please give her a warm welcome. Here’s more information about […]
https://mennoplacestaff.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/facebook_1580322006712.jpg720960Sharon Simpsonhttps://mennoplacestaff.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/mpstafflogo3.pngSharon Simpson2020-01-29 18:24:322020-01-29 18:28:22Hilde Wiebe - Returns to Menno Place as Project Coordinator for Clinical Nursing Projects
Menno Place is giving away a table that has been used in the Hospital Conference Room. This is the perfect table for crafts, sewing or a workshop. Dimensions: 9′ Long 32.5″ Wide 31.25″ Tall Scratched on laminate surface (see photo). Bowed in the center. Chairs not included. Email: Sharon.Simpson@MennoPlace.ca if you are interested. For immediate […]
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Next Violence Prevention Workshop – January 23, 2020 There are still openings for the upcoming Violence Prevention Workshop. If you’ve completed the 8 VP modules, feel free to register. Go to the Menno Place Staff Website to register.
Visitors – Who are you protecting this flu season? Once again, we are asking all visitors to wear a badge that indicates to the staff how they are participating in preventing infection and the spread of infection during the flu season. When visitors sign-in at Menno Home, Hospital and TE Assisted Living, they are asked […]
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Thank you to Gulsen for 11 years of loyal service to the residents of Menno Home while working in the kitchen. Her coworkers shared that Gulsen is a joy to work with, always bringing a smile and positive attitude to work. We wish Gulsen a well deserved rest and relaxation in her retirement.
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“Boys and their toys” — staff at Menno Place work to keep the roads and walkways clear of snow and ice After this week’s unusually cold weather, there are a lot of heroes that deserve praise for going beyond the call of duty. Frontline staff in hospitals and first responders, as well as the municipal […]
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Keep your weight forward and on your front foot Keep your arms out by your side to help you balance Walk flat footed and take short shuffling steps Wear footwear that provides traction Step down, not out from curbs Keeps your knees slightly bent Walk on snow or grass if possible
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May this message, written by the family of Gian Maestri to the staff of Menno Home, be an encouragement to you as you begin the new year. This is what makes our work in long term care so precious! You are making a difference in the most vulnerable time of people’s lives. This beautiful note […]
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WHMIS Education due – December 31, 2019 If you haven’t completed it it, please be reminded that your 2019 WHMIS education is due December 31, 2019 for all team members. Go to your Surge Learning site; Course Library; Health and Safety – Occupational H&S; Menno Place WHMIS 2015 Thank you.
Merry & Bright: Five Healthy Holiday Tips : Excerpt from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS) Newsletter Along with the joys, hustle, and bustle of the holidays can come an increased risk to your health and safety. Here are some tips to help you and your loved ones stay safe and sound […]
Hello team, In 2020, Menno Place is starting a podcast – well… several podcasts. It’s an ambitious project called “The Aging Matters Podcast Family”. One of the podcasts that will be published online is called, “A Bit Further Along”. This podcast is focused on the seniors-focused articles that I’ve been writing for The Light Magazine […]
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Please go to Reception to get your 2020 Calendars for your office – ask if you can take one home for your own home. These beautiful calendars have sayings and Bible verses that speak to the heart. In addition, there are resources listed on each page – you can find the links to those resources […]
Take a look at this video message from SafeCare BC, which shares many of the initiatives and resources that were created over the last year to enhance the health and safety of continuing care workers. In BC, the collective efforts are showing positive results – injury rates in long-term care, home care, and community health […]
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Thank you to Rhonda, a staff member at Menno Place, for heading up the Domestic Violence Awareness campaign during the month of November. Rhonda made hundreds of purple heart broaches for staff to purchase with the funds going to Victim Services in Abbotsford. The campaign raised $160 by staff and Menno Place matched the amount […]
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