About The Wales Home
(Re-Formulated November 17th, 2006)
We are committed to respecting the dignity of all seniors by providing them with a clean, safe and secure homelike environment while promoting independence, friendship and comfort for residents and providing a welcoming atmosphere for their friends and families.
Vice President: Lee Gale
Recording secretary: Anne Tremblay
THE WALES HOME USERS' COMMITTEE
services and social services (art. 209, LSSSS), The Users’ Committee of the Wales Home has been
formed to defend the collective rights and interests of the residents.
To read more on the responsibilities of the Users' Committee click here.
Executive Director: Brendalee Piironen. Ms. Piironen became Director of Operations at the Wales Home in February of 2007. Ms Piironen worked at the Wales Home as a student during her studies Champlain college. Brendalee then attended York University (TO) to study Psychology for one year, during this time she worked for a private Jewish organization supporting developmentally challenged adults, after which she returned to work at the Wales Home as a caregiver on the Alzheimer’s unit. She then became the part time activity coordinator for the long term care units and eventually the main Activity coordinator. In 2006 Brendalee became the Director of resident services and acting COO. In May 2008 she obtained her certificate in long term care management from the Canadian Healthcare Association and in July 2008 her certificate in not for profit long term care from the Ontario Association of Non-profit Homes for Seniors. In 2011, Ms. Piironen became the Executive Director of the Wales Home. email@example.com
Maintenance Director: Jean Louis Huard. Jean Louis has been and employee at the Wales home since 1982. In 1991, after 9 years of service, Jean Louis transferred into the Maintenance department and eventually became the Maintenance Manager in 2003. He has his License for Méchanicien Machines Fixes Classes #4. Passionate for golf, Jean Louis is also the father of two children Martin, and Carolyn, and has two grandsons Zoïk and Ekel. firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos by Tracey Vidal
Head of Food Services: Joanne Goorts
Purchasing: Ian Valliant
Quality and Complaint Commissioner: Denis Beaulieu
Activity Coordinator/Social Facilitator: Carol Ann McElrea
Activity Aide: Lisa Fowler
NURSING AND REHABILITATION
Physical Rehabilitation Therapist: Edith Bourassa, Sophie Boisvert & Fredericka Gregoire
QUALITY AND COMPLAINT COMMISSIONER
Horace Pettes Wales, founder of the Wales Home
Mr. Horace Pettes Wales had a brother who resided in the United States, along with three nieces. Mr. Wales himself was childless. He retired to the area where his family had been located for three generations and died in 1918.