Bridge to Dreams ensures residents have reel good time

Sometimes, dreams are more about friends and intimate moments, rather than big events. Thanks to Bridge to Dreams, a resident-centred program implemented at Southbridge Care Homes’ West Park Health Centre in St. Catharines, a few residents from West Park Health Centre lived their dream of fishing with ‘the boys.’ On Aug 6, 2019 staff organized a trip to the St. …

Bridge to Dreams visit leaves The Palace resident ‘all shook up’

Jeannine Brossoit grew up in an exciting time. It was the time of rock ‘n roll, where legends strode across the stage, crooning hits that would last for generations. But none of those legends were as significant as the great Elvis Presley. Singer, actor and song producer, Elvis Presley was known as the King of Rock `n Roll. More than …

Bridge to Dreams helps resident with Huntington’s have moment on the beach

When 57-year-old Clayton, a resident of Queensway Long-Term Care with Huntington’s Disease, was asked for his perfect day, he didn’t ask for a trip around the world or to win the lottery. He just wanted to have a beer on the beach one more time. In his younger days, Clayton was skilled at building and renovating homes and was always …

Southbridge Care Homes raises more than $3,300 for local Alzheimer’s Society

OWEN SOUND, ON – May 21, 2019 – Local care homes have combined efforts to raise awareness and funds for the local Alzheimer’s Society. The residents and staff of Southbridge Long-Term Care homes Georgian Heights, Maple View and Errinrung participated in the annual IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s on May 11 in Owen Sound and Thornbury. In addition, the home …

94 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Kemptville

Bayfield Manor to more than double resident capacity KEMPTVILLE, ON – FEB. 1, 2019 – The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has created 94 new long-term care beds at Bayfield Manor in Kemptville. Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, was in Kemptville to make the announcement at the existing long-term care home, alongside Southbridge Care Homes’ Managing …

Bridge to Dreams whisks Parisien Manor couple away for private evening

Not all dreams are grandiose. But thanks to Bridge to Dreams, a resident-centred program implemented at Southbridge Care Homes’ Manoir Parisien Manor in Cornwall, Ontario, two residents got the privacy they craved. Mary and Bill had expressed their desire to have a private area in the long-term care home where they can be alone. Bill lives in a three-bed room and …