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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

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