Joe resides in the Houses of Providence with his wife of 52 years. He served in the Korean War aboard the HMCS Haida from 1950-1955.
Houses of Providence resident Jack loves to chat. At 95-years young, Jack has a better memory for stories than many people half his age.
At Providence, there are seven Registered Dietitians on the nutrition team. Find out what they do.
The year is 1973. One billion people tune in for Elvis Presley’s ‘Aloha from Hawaii’ special. Construction begins on the CN Tower and the cost of a dozen eggs is a mere 45 cents. It’s also the year Winsome and Haydee start their first shift at Providence Villa and Hospital.
New approach taken to completing surveys sees Providence’s volunteers chatting with patients at the bedside.
Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader Rachel stresses the importance of increasing awareness and implementing strategies for people with this chronic condition.
Meet Viani – Ontario’s first Registered Practical Nurse educator.
A Social Worker in Palliative Care at Providence, Tracy took on a gruelling 16 kilometre obstacle course designed by British Special Forces.
These ‘jacks of all trades’ influence change, evaluate the processes and strengthen the voice of nursing.
Houses of Providence resident Stella celebrates a monumental birthday and lets us in on her secret for staying young.
The Houses of Providence wanted a garden that would bring health to our residents, harmonize their lives and help return balance in nature. So they built themselves a zen garden.
Pathmanathan (Rajah) has been drawing all his life. The retired teacher uses his skills to capture his entire journey from acute care to Providence through to his outpatient experience in a hand-drawn ‘scrapbook’.
“It seemed like only yesterday,” Bill says, remembering back to when he first met his wife, Joanne. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Bill’s on the road to recovery and heading home.
In 2012, Providence celebrated 50 years in Toronto’s east end. In Looking Back…, we profiled stories about the people of Providence and their contribution to our history, starting with Basil Majowski. Read Basil’s Story>>
Sister Victorine Kennedy entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1932 and ministered at the House of Providence, Providence Villa and Hospital, and Providence Centre for 52 years. Read Sister Victorine’s Story>>