Helen Henderson logoHelen Henderson Care Centre is located in Amherstview, Ontario. Helen Henderson Care Centre offers an affordable and active lifestyle for seniors during their retirement years as well as high quality care for those residents requiring continued long term accomodations.

05
Feb
16
Her work is a labour of love
Gisele VanPutten may be the youngest 70-year-old you’ll ever meet. Perched on a stool after a full day of work surrounded by the smell of laundry detergent and the heat of industrial clothes dryers, the Amherstview woman appears ready to spring-into-action when asked if she has any plans to slow down. “I’m good to go,” she says with a smile. A member of the laundry team at Helen Henderson Care Centre for the past 16 years, Gisele is the oldest staff member at the retirement/long-term-care home. Despite her eligibility, Gisele…
19
Feb
16
Administrators work hard and dream big
Lisa and Angela Gibson work hard and dream big. Sisters through marriage, the women have been working for the past 10 years to provide retirement living and long-term care at Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview. It is a labour of love that has been passed down through three generations of the Gibson family. The women assumed management of the home from Larry Gibson, Lisa’s uncle. Located on the picturesque shore of Lake Ontario, Helen Henderson Care Centre is gaining  national attention for its quality improvements and innovative programs such…
24
Feb
16
Harrowsmith woman recognized for work excellence
Laurie Snider knows the root of joy is gratefulness. Patient with the elderly and friendly with coworkers, her attitude of gratitude fuels a joy that is contagious. A personal support worker (PSW) at Helen Henderson Care Centre, she says with conviction, “I love my job. I’ve been doing it for almost 32 years.” A recent graduate of the PSW program (she worked as a Residential Aide prior to receiving her PSW designation), Laurie is the home’s Employee of the Month for March 2016. “I’m 55 years old,” she says with…
12
Jul
16
Family Fun Day
We host a lot of great events in our home and Family Fun Day is one of our favourites. Join us Aug. 31 from 1 to 4 pm for music, food, games and prizes. Everyone is welcome to participate in this spectacular community carnival. We'll see you there!
25
Jul
16
The power of a warm heart, gentle smile and helping hand
Becky Peattie is the reason you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Underneath a strong and confident exterior is a warm heart, gentle smile and helping hand. “When I see someone struggle, I try to help out,” the 35-year-old woman says with a shrug. “When there is a crisis, it’s important that we come together.” These words of wisdom are Becky’s moral compass, an invisible force directing her thoughts and deeds. They may have even been the force behind her career choice, an area of her life where she…
29
Sep
16
Amherstview woman recognized for workplace excellence
Lisa Neabel knows no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Sitting in her workplace on a late September morning, the petite blond smiles brightly when talking about her duties as a Housekeeping Aide. Married with children, Lisa has been performing acts of kindness at Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview for 13 years. “I love it, I always have,” she says about her job. “I love the residents and their family members.” Known for her hard work and caring attitude, Lisa was named the home’s Employee…
17
Oct
16
Message of appreciation
Dear Donna and all the fabulous ladies in the Activation Department, Audrey Tordoff flourished in the last two and a half years of her life, while a resident of Helen Henderson. Part of this blossoming was the nursing care she received, but most of it was a direct result of the work that activation does. You gave her the opportunity to try new experiences, continue old interests in new ways better suited to her abilities, meet new friends, stay mentally sharp and fill her time constructively. We will always be…
18
Jan
17
PSW recognized for work contributions
Lisa Inglis radiates happiness. Dressed in a nursing shirt covered with purple butterflies, the Personal Support Worker smiles often while talking about her life and work. “I love it,” she says quickly when asked about her job caring for seniors at Helen Henderson Care Centre, a retirement and long-term care home in the heart of Amherstview. “When I started here, I had two jobs. I chose this place over the other one. “I believe we work well as a team here,” Lisa explains about her decision. “I love the residents.…

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