Helen Henderson News

The latest news and announcements from Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview.

24
Oct
19
Christmas Family Fun Day
One of the best events of the year is back! Join Helen Henderson Care Centre for music, refreshments and fun at our annual FAMILY FUN DAY from 2 to 4 pm on Sunday, Dec. 1. Remember to bring your camera to capture a visit by Santa. Just follow the sound of live music to the activity rooms around the home. For details, contact Activation at 613-384-4585 ext. 224.  
24
Oct
19
Activity Aide recognized for good work
A popular Activity Aide at Helen Henderson Care Centre has been named the home’s Employee of the Month for November. Steph Gannon, 24, smiles when informed of the award. “I never expected it,” the Harrowsmith woman says kindly. The proud owner of a Beagle Blue Tick dog named Finn, Steph started working at the accredited retirement lodge and long-term care home in April 2018. “I love it here,” she says with a smile. “I love what I do. I like spending time with those who might need an extra smile…
27
Sep
19
Home partners children and seniors for new program
Helen Henderson Care Centre is excited to unveil a new program called Grandfriends which partners local children with seniors. Scheduled to start Oct. 18, we're confident this will create special moments that will last a lifetime. For details, please contact Activity Director Donna Joudoin at 613-384-4585 ext. 224.
23
Sep
19
Residential Aide enjoys good year
Amy Esipu is having a good year. Speaking from Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge where she works as a Residential Aide, the mother of four smiles brightly when told she is the home’s Employee of the Month for October; good news that follows on the heels on the recovery of her eldest son who suffered a serious brain injury two years ago. “He’s been doing amazing, considering,” says Amy when asked about her 16-year-old son, Curtis, who was struck by a vehicle outside their home in Sydenham while riding his bicycle.…
29
Aug
19
Home hosts Halloween Party
It's going to be spooktacular. Join Helen Henderson Care Centre on Oct. 31 for a Beetlejuice Halloween Party. Trick or Treaters can find treats and decoations starting at 6:30 pm in the Lodge Lounge. For details, contact Activation at 613-384-4585 ext. 224.
19
Aug
19
Enterprise woman divides time as personal support worker and farmer
Rachel Baker appreciates what many people take for granted. A caretaker of people, animals and land, the 29-year-old is passionate about preserving and improving the world around her. “When I’m not working as a Personal Support Worker, I’m working on the family farm in Enterprise,” she says. “I enjoy working with the beef cows and goats. It’s kind of my relaxing time. I like to walk-out in the field with them.” Speaking from Helen Henderson Care Centre where she has worked as a Personal Support Worker for the past year,…
19
Jul
19
August holds special meaning for this nurse
This August is going to be a great month for Jasmyne Preston. A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) at Helen Henderson Care Centre, Jasmyne is celebrating a workplace award and marriage. “It’s a great month,” says the 25-year-old Amherstview woman with a smile. Speaking from the long-term care home where she is the   Employee of the Month, Jasmyne has delivered frontline health care at the accredited home for one-year. She has been an RPN for five years. “I love my job,” says the friendly brunette when asked about her work. “It…
27
Jun
19
Nursing home recognizes good work of Kingston RPN
A Kingston nurse has been recognized by her peers for delivering excellent health care. Speaking from Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview in late June 2019 where she has worked for the past 12 years, Nicole Sullivan notes, “I like my job. It’s busy, but I love the residents and the girls I work with. I love to hear the residents’ stories and interact with them.” A Registered Practical Nurse, Nicole, 31, helps obtain optimal health for the home’s 104 residents. The residents’ safety and wellbeing are my priority, she…
03
Jun
19
Family Fun Day
Enjoy LIVE MUSIC, DELICIOUS FOOD and FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES at the Helen Henderson Care Centre Family Fun Day. This annual event is from 4-6 pm on July 16. Remember to wear something you'd find at the cottage! Please RSVP our Activation Department by July 1 at 613-384-4585 ext. 224.  
03
Jun
19
Charity Car Wash and BBQ
Join Helen Henderson Care Centre for a Summer Fling featuring a car wash by Loyalist Township Emergencey Services and BBQ. Proceeds from this event will benefit the residents of our home. Please join us from 9 am to 1 pm for this fun community event!