by: Rebecca Taylor

December at the Wales Home is one of the most magical times of the year. The building is decorated like a Christmas wonderland and there are tons of exciting activities every day. Here are just some of the month’s highlights. Despite some struggles with illness this month for some residents and some floors being temporarily closed to visitors, activities continued for those who were able to attend.  For more information, 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… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

In this short news article, you will read about some of the Wales Home’s highlights from November, but there’s so much more going on every day. For more information, 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.

 

On the 1st this year’s World Vision silent end came to an end, with final bids being placed at 3PM.  This month’s movie was The Sound of Music which was shown in two parts due to its… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

The month of October was action packed at the Wales Home. The beautiful leaves outside made strolling around the building or gazing out the windows very appealing.

 

To begin the month, a dance took place in the main dining room on the 1st in celebration of International Senior’s Day. Our entertainers were Wayne Nutbrown and Friends. Episodes of the Lucy Show (on the 3rd) and the Red Skeleton Show (on the 6th) were enjoyed on the big screen in the living room.  Residents and their drivers enjoyed breakfast at the DeliTrain restaurant on the morning of the 4th. A rummage sale took place on the 4th floor on the morning of the 5th. Confort Elegance… Continue reading

By: Rebecca Taylor

 

It was a busy month at the Wales Home as outside the leaves changed from green to shades of reds, yellows and oranges. Painting classes with Marie-Lyne Fontaine and Friday teas resumed this month after a summer hiatus.

 

On the 1st residents and their drivers enjoyed an outing to the Deli Train Restaurant in Richmond.

On the afternoon of the 7th, residents enjoyed a chance to get together at door 6 and have a corn husking bee. The corn was enjoyed for dinner the next day. In celebration of National Literacy Day, a storytelling / reading activity took place in the living room on the afternoon of the 8th. Thank you to the visitors who… Continue reading

By: Rebecca Taylor

 

On the 1st we had a student Brogan Keenan begin to work in the activity department. He spent three weeks with us We also have our summer student Vanessa Johnston who continues to work with us as well as numerous volunteers who help out in so many incredible ways. At the end of the month, Vanessa began a stage with school in the activity department so will be with us until December and we’re delighted.

 

On the 3rd, the Masonic Lodge hosted a barbecue at the Wales Home for all residents and employees. We would like to thank them for this special treat. Following the barbecue resident Jack Hobbs played music for residents in the… Continue reading