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Continuing to Celebrate Team Members Who Go Above & Beyond. Every Day.

Congratulations to our latest Care Champions. Through our national program, we continue to recognize our team members across Canada who go above and beyond every day for those we serve.  Meet our Care Champions: Michelle Tate, Dietary Aide, Extend
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Celebrating Health Care Aide Day | Lilith Hunter, 47 years of Dedication to Extendicare Tuxedo Villa

Today marks #HealthCareAide Day in Alberta and Manitoba. We recognize the many dedicated Health Care Aides who provide essential daily care for our residents in our long-term care homes and patients in our ParaMed communities, every day. We spoke
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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, Orange Shirt Day: Indigenous team member & her sister provide meaning & hope

Today, we recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day. We honour the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. It’s critical to raise awarenes
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Investing in their future | Educational supports to help team members and their children reach their full potential

This summer, following our decades-long history of investing in education for our teams, we’re excited to launch a new, annual Nursing Scholarship Program for Extendicare and ParaMed team members as they work to develop their skills and build future
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Meet Vijin: COVID screener, new grad, Care Champion

Through our national Care Champion program, we continue to recognize team members across Canada who go above and beyond every day for the people we serve. What makes our Care Champions stand out? In this ongoing series, we’ll get to know our Care C
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Sudbury redevelopment project

We’ve been busy! Construction progress continues with new long-term care homes to serve communities in Sudbury, Kingston, and Ottawa

Extendicare continues to advance our commitment to redevelop every older long-term care home in our network. Our teams are working hard on the redevelopment of our older homes and the construction of new LTC homes in Ontario. Work is curr
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Continuing to celebrate our team members, Congratulations to our Care Champions!

Congratulations to our latest Care Champions. Through our national program, we continue to recognize our team members across Canada who go above and beyond every day for those we serve.  Meet our Care Champions: Lilith Hunter, Health Care
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Caring for Today, Growing for Tomorrow | Inaugural ESG Insights report marks first step on continued journey

In keeping with our mission to help people live better, this spring, Extendicare launched an inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Insights report. While this is our first opportunity to explicitly detail our ESG initiatives to date,
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Recognizing PSW Day in Ontario: Meet Juliet Dandoy, a Personal Support Worker at Extendicare Halton Hills

Today marks Personal Support Worker Day in Ontario. We celebrate and recognize the many dedicated Personal Support Workers who dedicate their time, energy and compassion to residents across Extendicare in our long-term care homes every day.  Thank y
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Continuing to Make a Difference – Congratulations, Care Champions!

Congratulations to our Care Champions. Through our national program, we continue to recognize our team members across Canada who go above and beyond every day for those we serve.   Meet our Care Champions: Lucia Toste, Laundry Aid at Extendicare
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Globe and Mail Report on Business names Extendicare to annual Women Lead Here list

Thanks to their determination, dedication and compassion, Extendicare has been named to the Globe and Mail 2022 Women Lead Here list, a select group of companies that exceed the benchmark for executive gender diversity in corporate Canada. This rec
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Celebrating National Nursing Week: Meet Leona Utko, a Registered Nurse at Extendicare Vista Park Lodge in Winnipeg, Manitoba

It’s #NationalNursingWeek.  At Extendicare, we celebrate the incredible impact made by thousands of nurses within our care teams, who provide care to residents in our long-term care homes and to patients in their homes and communities. Na
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Celebrating Team Members Who Go Above & Beyond

Meet our Care Champions: Nu Lam, Housekeeper at Extendicare Hillcrest, Alberta, nominated by a family member. "When Nu is there, I know our parent's room will be nicely cleaned. Nu is very pleasant and hardworking. I often see her helping other s
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Leading Change for a Stronger Future

As a physician, I have worked in hospitals and the health sector for more than 30 years. Seeing the growing aging population and need for seniors’ care services that lay ahead, I jumped at the chance to join Extendicare in 2018 to shift my focus...
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Supporting resident wellbeing, through safe, home-wide programming and engagement activities

It is welcome news that a number of jurisdictions are gradually easing pandemic restrictions as the communities around our homes become safer. Thanks to the success of our vaccination program and the support of family members, essential caregivers...
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A resident and staff outdoors

Holiday spirit shines through a new, innovative partnership between Extendicare and The Ottawa Hospital

Extendicare and The Ottawa Hospital are making the holiday season a special one for seniors and patients thanks to a new partnership at Extendicare West End Villa!
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Meet our Care Champions

Jana Hoeschen, Leisure and Lifestyle Dept, from Extendicare Oakview Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba, nominated by a family member.
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Extendicare breaks ground on new long-term care home in Ottawa

Extendicare celebrated an official groundbreaking ceremony today to begin construction of a new, state-of-the-art long-term care home to serve the people of Ottawa when complete in 2023.
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Celebrating Team Members Who Go Above & Beyond. Every Day.

As part of our commitment to support the success of our team members and applaud them for their incredible contributions, Extendicare has established a Care Champion program!
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Doing Everything Possible to Ensure Protection for our Communities

A coalition of national seniors’ living operators led by Chartwell, Extendicare, Responsive Group, Revera and Sienna, have announced that they are making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for their long-term care and retirement home staff across Canada.
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