by: Rebecca Taylor

October was a month of transition around the home. We watched as the leaves changed around the building, as the decorations for Thanksgiving and Halloween went up, and some employees changed offices and work locations as our front of house renovation neared completion.

On the afternoon of the 7th, over a hundred people who had received a special invitation received a tour at the ribbon cutting of our front of house renovations which include a therapeutic pool, new therapy department, offices, a board room and training center, resident lounge, dining spaces and modernized shipping and receiving and waste management center. On the 10th, employees were given the guided tour and on the 11th, residents had the chance… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

September was a busy month for activities and renovations. Here are a few highlights.

Mario Bourassa provided residents with an amazing musical afternoon in the main dining room on the afternoon of the 7th. Friday teas resumed on the 8th after a summer break. The fall session of painting classes has also began on Thursday mornings. Bible study on Tuesday afternoons is also back in session. Boutique Diane held a clothing sale in the Shaw 1 solarium on the 9th. The Terry Fox walk was held on the afternoon of the 11th, and numerous employees and residents got outside to enjoy the sunshine and remember Terry and his legacy. There was music in the dining room on… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

July was another great month at the Home. Here are some of our highlights.

 

On the 1st, a Canada Day barbecue and dance was held. The entertainment was provided by Jim Allen and Friends. On the 3rd, zootherapy was held on our nursing care units. This time the joyous menagerie included some young rabbits. On the 4th, Jim and Alice provided residents with musical entertainment in the living room. On the afternoon of the 6th, a special activity called ‘Let’s Talk Babies’ was held in the living room to celebrate our activity assistant Marie-Christine, and to share stories about raising children.  On the afternoon of the 13th, musical guests joined us in the living room… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

This is an exciting time of year around the Wales Home. Outside, the flowers are blooming and are most enjoyable to look at while out for a breath of fresh air. The petting zoo animals also returned at the end of May and are another attraction while taking in the sights and sounds of the Home. Our renovations continue to move forward and everyone is happy to watch the progress which is taking place.

 

The tally from our May silent auction has been done and we raised a considerable amount of money which will be used to better the lives of our residents. Thank you to our extremely supportive community for all that you did to… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

Another month has come and gone and we want to tell you a bit about it. If you are looking for more information after you’ve read the details below, you can visit our website at www.waleshome.ca and Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/R%C3%A9sidence-Wales-Home-CHSLD-Wales-Inc/359173890897086 for photos, news updates and a copy of the monthly activity calendar and chatter. You can also give us a call at 819-826-3266 for information on admissions, pricing etc., or if you’d like to become a volunteer. We are currently seeking volunteers to drive residents to/from medical appointments and to do some one-on-one visiting with residents.

 

This month’ feature movie Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo was shown on the evening of the 1st. Zootherapy was… Continue reading