We‘re celebrating the 26th annual Providence Golf Classic in a unique way in 2020! Due to COVID-19, we’ve restructured this year’s Providence Golf Classic (PGC).
Dedication is the word that comes to mind when referring to Jeanne and her 31-year tenure at the Houses of Providence. Jeanne is a registered nurse who has spent her entire career in long-term care. She loves this aspect of nursing and admits that the dynamics of long-term care differ significantly from other aspects of healthcare, given the home-like environment and longer duration of stay. Read more.
Philanthropy is not only demonstrated through financial contributions or volunteerism but is also through the gift of talent. This past week, the Catholic Register featured Providence Healthcare’s Shawn Brady and his song of gratitude to our Healthcare Heroes, “Sideways 2020,” Shawn is the Senior Clinical Program Director of Rehabilitation and Palliative Care at Providence and also the lead singer of Neon Nostalgic.
Providence Healthcare is participating in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge this June 2020! From living through an outbreak, now declared over, to not seeing family and friends since March, our residents in our long-term care home, the Houses of Providence, have been the most impacted by COVID-19 at Providence. This inspired Shawn Brady, Senior Clinical Program Director at Providence Healthcare, to write the beautiful song, “Sideways.” He has dedicated this song to our nearly 300 residents. We’re honoured to introduce you to a few of the residents that you saw in our video.
Mary is a loving mother of two and a doting grandmother of five, ranging in age from 15 to 20. She’s also a long-term care resident in the Houses of Providence, calling Providence home, for the last year and a half.
Birthday joy can come in different forms. Jordan celebrated his 38th birthday last Friday by treating the Providence Healthcare staff to a delicious meal. Doris, Jordan’s mother, was a recent patient at Providence and the compassionate care experience received, fueled Jordan’s desire to pay it forward.
So many of us are desperate to get our hair cut with salons being shut due to COVID-19. The same is true for our residents in the Houses of Providence, our long-term care home. This is the story of Marlon and how he decided to help our residents by launching a mobile barber shop, bringing haircuts directly to them, safely.
Providence Healthcare Foundation’s Cuisine & Cuvée is receiving national recognition for its beautifully presented food experience prepared by Toronto’s top chefs. We are proud to announce that 2019’s #CuisineandCuvée has been nominated as a finalist for the Canadian Event Industry Awards.
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