activities

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

by: Rebecca Taylor

April was a busy month and we had much to celebrate including spring, Easter and our volunteers. Continue reading to see our highlights. We also had our usual monthly activities which include Friday teas, a breakfast outing, carpet bowling, bingo, church services, exercises and storytelling.  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. We are currently seeking volunteers to drive residents to/from medical appointments and to do some one-on-one visiting with residents.… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

Greetings from the activity department. March was another busy month. We are happy to have two stagiaires working with us – Eliza Jane Stevens and Noemi Beauregard. Painting classes resumed this month and in addition to our usual monthly activities, here are some of our highlights.

 

A breakfast outing to the Deli-Train Restaurant in Richmond was enjoyed on the morning of the 2nd. On the afternoon of the 2nd, a Daniel O’Donnell movie was shown in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Refreshments were also served. On the afternoon of the 3rd, World Day of Prayer was held in the living room. This year’s featured country was the Philippines. After the readings by Carol Ann McElrea,… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

February arrived in a flurry of busyness. For our front of house expansion, it meant a significant change to the look of the building. We are pleased to see walls going up and cannot wait to see this project through to completion, which should be in September 2017.

 

Here are some of the highlights from our activity department:

Episodes of The Waltons were shown in the main living room on the big screen on the afternoon of the 3rd. The movie You’ve Got Mail was shown on the afternoon of the 6th. A Youtube music afternoon was enjoyed on the 9th. Pennie Lynch held a bake/craft sale on the afternoon of the 11th at the Home.… Continue reading