COVID-19 Update: April 7, 2020 – A message to our valued community

To our valued community, I am writing to you today with another update about our COVID-19 response. Over the weekend, we learned that three employees tested positive for COVID-19. This was more unsettling news for all of us. The employees work at Arborstone Enhanced Care, a licensed long-term care home in Halifax, N.S. Harris Hall,…

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COVID-19 Update: April 7, 2020 - A message to residents and families at Shannex licensed long term care communities

The following letter, from our Corporate Medical Advisor, Dr. Valerie Lewis, has been sent to all Residents, families or substitute decision makers in all Shannex licensed long term care communities. Dear residents, families and substitute decision makers of Shannex licensed nursing homes, I am writing to you as Medical Advisor with Shannex. I hope all of…

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Update to April 4, 2020 Message

The following is an update to our message from April 4, 2020 regarding three employees who tested positive for COVID-19. These employees work at the at the following locations: Arborstone Enhanced Care, a licensed long-term care home in Halifax, N.S.; Harris Hall, a private retirement living residence in Dartmouth, N.S.; and Jubilee Hall/Concorde Hall, a…

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Employees test Positive for COVID-19: REVISED APRIL 5, 2020, 3P.M.

April 4, 2020 Today, we were notified by Public Health that three of our employees have tested positive for COVID-19, one at each of the following three locations: Arborstone Enhanced Care in Halifax, N.S., Harris Hall in Dartmouth, N.S., and Jubilee Hall/Concorde Hall in Quispamsis, N.B. Public Health is now involved and providing direction. The…

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COVID-19 Update: April 3, 2020 – A message of gratitude to our valued community

To our valued community, My message to you today is simple. It is one of gratitude. To residents in all of our communities, thank you for your incredible spirit. Even though the measures we have put in place to protect you are challenging and many of you are worried, you remain strong and positive. You…

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Real Connections in a Virtual World - A Great Connection

Since the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken extra precautions to keep residents safe during these unprecedented times. This includes restricting visitors at all of our homes. We know that this change, though necessary, is difficult for residents and families alike. Family members are a big part of our community. We are…

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COVID-19 Update: April 1, 2020 - Employee Screening Protocol Updated

All Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg team members participate in advanced screening protocols before entering the workplace. These are consistent with directives issued by provincial public health bodies. Between April 1st and April 6th, all sites will be adding a measure to minimize the risk of COVID-19 entering our communities by implementing active screening at entrances…

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Music for the heart and soul - A Great Connection

Music is such an important part of resident life and mental health. We know that social distancing is critical during these challenging times, however, it doesn’t mean we still can’t be social. The Parkland at the Gardens team organized an outdoor concert on Saturday and Sunday for residents. Cellist Catherine Little and musician Brad Reid…

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COVID-19 Update: March 30, 2020 – An update to our valued community

To our valued community, As we begin another week during this unprecedented time, I want to provide an update on how we are preparing for the days ahead. The COVID-19 pandemic is a universal experience, but for residents in our communities, their families and those of us who provide care and service to these vulnerable…

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Employee at Lewis Hall Tests Positive for COVID-19

March 28, 2020 We can confirm that an employee who works at Lewis Hall in Dartmouth has tested positive for COVID-19. Their positive diagnosis is linked to close contact with another case in the Halifax area. Lewis Hall is not a licensed long term care home. It is a private retirement living community. The individual…

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Walk for Alzheimer's

[:en]Thank you to everyone who participated in, donated to, or supported the Walk for Alzheimer’s events this year. This was our first year as presenting sponsor in New Brunswick and we continued the tradition of sponsoring the Nova Scotia walks as well.[:]

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The July 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue is full over beautiful photos and heartwarming stories about the Great People of Shannex. Clients, families and employees have been very busy over the spring being social, trying new things and celebrating each other.[:]

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Team Shannex supports Coldest Night of the Year

For the last two years Brad Dykens, a CCA from Orchard Court, has led Team Shannex in participating in the Coldest Night of the Year, a fundraiser for hungry, homeless, and hurting individuals and families across Canada. The Shannex Team went above and beyond this year and exceeded their fundraising goal by raising approximately $4,000.…

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Pink Shirt Day

Today, February 22nd, Shannex employees are wearing pink shirts (or scrubs) in support of Pink Shirt Day. We know that bullying is not only a problem on school grounds—it happens around boardroom tables, in lunch rooms and in many social settings. Everyone deserves to be respected and we want everyone to feel safe, supported and…

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RESCHEDULED: Parkland at the Lakes - Phase 2 hosts job fair Dec. 12

UPDATE: Please note that the 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. session has been rescheduled due to weather conditions. It will now take place on Wednesday, December 14th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Parkland at the Lakes – Phase 2 is excited to host a Job Fair on December 12, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to…

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Doctor Bill Thomas and the Age of Disruption

[:en]Shannex is proud to be the premier sponsor for the Atlantic Canadian leg of Doctor Bill Thomas’ Age of Disruption Tour. One of the most innovative and creative thinkers working in medicine today, he will make a series of stops across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in June.[:]

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2016 Walk for Alzheimer’s, Presented by Shannex

[:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais. [:]

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Talk About Health in Clayton Park

[:en]Shannex has partnered with the Nova Scotia Health Authority to host a series of conversations that will give you the opportunity to share your opinions. Join us for Talk About Health[:]

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Talk About Health Cape Breton

[:en]Clients and members of the public are invited to attend an important discussion about healthcare in Nova Scotia.[:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais.[:]

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Talk About Health at Parkland at the Gardens

[:en]Nova Scotia is spending more and more money on health care, but Nova Scotians aren’t getting any healthier. This is a big challenge and the health system can’t solve this problem alone. We need your help![:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais.[:]

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COVID-19 Update: April 7, 2020 – A message to our valued community

To our valued community, I am writing to you today with another update about our COVID-19 response. Over the weekend, we learned that three employees tested positive for COVID-19. This was more unsettling news for all of us. The employees work at Arborstone Enhanced Care, a licensed long-term care home in Halifax, N.S. Harris Hall,…

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COVID-19 Update: April 7, 2020 - A message to residents and families at Shannex licensed long term care communities

The following letter, from our Corporate Medical Advisor, Dr. Valerie Lewis, has been sent to all Residents, families or substitute decision makers in all Shannex licensed long term care communities. Dear residents, families and substitute decision makers of Shannex licensed nursing homes, I am writing to you as Medical Advisor with Shannex. I hope all of…

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Update to April 4, 2020 Message

The following is an update to our message from April 4, 2020 regarding three employees who tested positive for COVID-19. These employees work at the at the following locations: Arborstone Enhanced Care, a licensed long-term care home in Halifax, N.S.; Harris Hall, a private retirement living residence in Dartmouth, N.S.; and Jubilee Hall/Concorde Hall, a…

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Employees test Positive for COVID-19: REVISED APRIL 5, 2020, 3P.M.

April 4, 2020 Today, we were notified by Public Health that three of our employees have tested positive for COVID-19, one at each of the following three locations: Arborstone Enhanced Care in Halifax, N.S., Harris Hall in Dartmouth, N.S., and Jubilee Hall/Concorde Hall in Quispamsis, N.B. Public Health is now involved and providing direction. The…

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COVID-19 Update: April 3, 2020 – A message of gratitude to our valued community

To our valued community, My message to you today is simple. It is one of gratitude. To residents in all of our communities, thank you for your incredible spirit. Even though the measures we have put in place to protect you are challenging and many of you are worried, you remain strong and positive. You…

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COVID-19 Update: April 1, 2020 - Employee Screening Protocol Updated

All Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg team members participate in advanced screening protocols before entering the workplace. These are consistent with directives issued by provincial public health bodies. Between April 1st and April 6th, all sites will be adding a measure to minimize the risk of COVID-19 entering our communities by implementing active screening at entrances…

Read More

COVID-19 Update: March 30, 2020 – An update to our valued community

To our valued community, As we begin another week during this unprecedented time, I want to provide an update on how we are preparing for the days ahead. The COVID-19 pandemic is a universal experience, but for residents in our communities, their families and those of us who provide care and service to these vulnerable…

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Employee at Lewis Hall Tests Positive for COVID-19

March 28, 2020 We can confirm that an employee who works at Lewis Hall in Dartmouth has tested positive for COVID-19. Their positive diagnosis is linked to close contact with another case in the Halifax area. Lewis Hall is not a licensed long term care home. It is a private retirement living community. The individual…

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COVID-19 Update: March 23, 2020 – An update to our valued community

An update to our valued community,  Today, I want to take a moment to share another update and message of solidarity and preparedness during what is certainly an unsettling time for all of us. Going forward I plan on continuing with these updates once a week.  As of Sunday, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia…

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COVID-19 Update: March 19, 2020 - Keeping Residents Engaged

We know these are challenging and uncertain times given visitor restrictions and group activity cancellation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to reassure you that our team of Great People are doing everything they can to ensure residents are safe and engaged. CLICK HERE for information for residents and family members to help stay connected…

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The Winter 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

The theme of people coming together runs throughout this issue of Connections. Whether it’s Caritas Residence and Mount Saint Vincent University partnering to offer students volunteer opportunities, residents, team members and friends organizing cat therapy visits at Parkland Clayton Park or everyone at Debert Court focusing on safety and going a full year without a…

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The Fall 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Happy Fall! This is always a favourite time of year for many reasons, but this year it was made sweeter by some of the exciting things going on at our Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg communities. Read all about it in the Fall Edition of Connections. [:]

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The Summer 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]I think we can all agree that summer is a pretty great time of year no matter where you are. But the slower summer pace doesn’t affect activities at Shannex, Parkland or Faubourg communities. And the proof is in the pages of this issue of Connections.[:]

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The Spring 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Every year, this issue of Connections comes with warmer weather, spring blooms and time outside enjoying fresh air and sunshine.[:]

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The Winter 2018-2019 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]We are pleased to share the winter issue of Connections! The stories it contains shine a bright light on the deep sense of community that exists at every one of our Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg residences.[:]

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The October 2018 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Welcome to the latest issue of Connections! This is the perfect time of year to reflect on all we have to be thankful for, and it is clear that many of you enjoy the opportunity to recognize and express gratitude for each other all year round.[:]

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The July 2018 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]The July issue of Connections is now available! With so many fun activities happening on our campuses during the spring and summer, its pages are full of smiles and great stories about our great people and the wonderful residents that inspire us every day.[:]

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Special Edition of Connections Now Available! Celebrating 30 Great Years

[:en]We are very proud to present this very special edition of Connections to commemorate our 30th anniversary. This edition features milestones and stories from the past 30 Great Years.[:]

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The December 2017 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]The December issue of Connections is now available! With the holiday season fast approaching, this issue is filled with many examples of the spirit of giving.[:]

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The October 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue is filled with amazing things happening at sites all across our organization. Read about the opening of our newest campus, Faubourg du Mascaret in Moncton, new construction projects in Miramichi and Etobicoke, Ontario, an update on Parkland Antigonish an some great renovations at Parkland Clayton Park.[:]

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