Local Vaccine Rollout Ramps Up

June is smiling as she and her neighbours at Centennial Place have all been vaccinated.  The province continues to deliver vaccines to high risk residents across the province in Phase 1 of its rollout during the initial period of limited vaccine supply.  At the moment, vaccines are being administered to… Continue reading

Centennial Place Vaccine Administration to Start this Week

In mid-January, positive COVID tests in an asymptomatic resident and a staff member with mild symptoms forced the long-term care home into a Breakout designation. After further testing of all residents and staff, it was determined that the resident test was a false-positive results with the same likely true for… Continue reading

North Cavan Students Spread Some Holiday Cheer

It’s been a different school experience this year, with many of the “fun” seasonal events impossible, including seasonal concerts and the carolling event that took senior students to three local seniors’ homes to entertain with songs, greeting cards and stories.  For the past nine years, North Cavan teachers Kevin Woollacott… Continue reading

KMs for Care 2020 Winners

Kms for Care 2020 – Top Team – Congratulations to the “Havelock Hunnies”! All the pledges are counted.  By $100, the Havelock Hunnies earned the top team pledge earners in the recent Kms for Care, raising $3,180 to support programs in Havelock. Stayed tuned: we will announce the top 3… Continue reading

Centennial Place Approved to Pursue World Class Designation

Eligibility is very limited. Director of Care Tracey Roy prepared the 10 page application and will lead the project. The organization will focus on incorporating evidence-based nursing practices designed to improve patient care and satisfaction. In exchange for the additional scrutiny, managerial effort and administrative burden required through this certification,… Continue reading

Centennial Place Resident Gerald Coady Receives Special Service Medal for Military Service

The presentation was originally scheduled for March 14th, but COVID had other plans.  Unaware of the pending honours, Gerald (Gerry) Coady was unperturbed, but others around him were disappointed. On June 24th, Gerry’s son Kevin Coady, a former reservist and retired police officer, and David Rumball, a former captain in… Continue reading

Centennial Place – East Central Therapy Dogs

Last week, Brion Aubrey and Laurie Mann brought some human and canine friends for a visit to residents of Centennial Place.  All visitors are members of East Central Therapy Dogs, which brings their screened and trained dogs to visit people in long term care homes like Centennial Place, Adult Day… Continue reading