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by: Rebecca Taylor

The new year has begun at the Home and all departments throughout the home have been bustling with busyness – including our construction crew which is working on our ‘Front of House’ expansion. Here are just some of January’s highlights.

 

The Christmas decorations came down this month and hearts, teddy bears and cupid’s arrow began appearing around the home in celebration of Valentine’s Day.

 

We re-launched knitter’s club on the 2nd. It is a chance for residents to get together and enjoy this craft in each other’s company on a weekly basis. Friday teas resumed on the 6th after a December hiatus due to all the holiday activities.

 

A jewellery sale was held in… 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

 

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

Here are our highlights from the month of July but if  you are interested in learning more about what is going on at the Wales Home, 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.

 

This month’s film viewings on the big screen included episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show and Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and A Song for Marion.

 

Happy birthday to everyone who celebrated in July. Our monthly party… Continue reading

by: Rebecca Taylor

June was an extremely busy month. Here were our highlights:

 

On June 1st, we had a visit from grade one and grade five students from ADS Elementary. They joined residents in the living room for a craft, reading, chatting and refreshments. On the afternoon of the 3rd, Olive McCourt’s family hosted her memorial service at the Wales Home. The Fidelys choir gave a wonderful musical performance on the afternoon of the 4th. Boutique Diane held a clothing sale on the 9th. Our last painting class for this session also took place on the 9th. On the afternoon of the 9th, Jill den Hertog held an olive tasting event in the main living room.

 

On the… Continue reading