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Stories

Jean Knows the Importance of Caring for Others

Read Mary Jean's story, a former nurse and current resident at Perley Rideau as told by her beloved niece Paula Moore. "Mary Jean (or as our family simply calls her Jean) is an incredible woman who’s led an extraordinary life of compassion and commitment to those in need. She worked as a nurse for 45 years, volunteered in her off-time, and was determined to be the best person she could be in and out of her nursing uniform."

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COVID-19: One Year Later

It's been one year since COVID-19 changed the world. March 11, 2021 was the one-year anniversary of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Ottawa. Thank you for seeing us through the ongoing pandemic here at Perley Rideau.

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Despite the challenges we face, Perley Rideau remains resilient

Your commitment saw residents and frontline staff through 2020. And I couldn't be more grateful to have felt your support in every hall and room last year. But if we're going to make real change - today and for the future - we must stay the course we've already set. We must remain resilient and committed to long-term care.

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Gib McElroy Lives on Through Gift-in-Will

During his lifetime, Gib (Gilbert) McElroy narrowly escaped death several times. After passing away in May 2020, he found a way to live on: by making a generous gift in will to the Perley Rideau Foundation.

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Thank you for the new vaccine cart!

Resident COVID-19 vaccination is already underway, and our old flu buggy cart was in desperate need of an upgrade. Thank you for exceeding our $3000 goal so "the Vac Mobile" can be on the ground with nurses ASAP. The right tools make for a safe and easy process for all.

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