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The Perley Rideau introduced a new program known as PATH: Palliative and Therapeutic Harmonization. PATH is a process that helps older people and their families understand health status and make decisions that protect their best interests and quality of life. 

Impact of Giving

THE IMPACT OF YOUR GIVING IN 2020

PROGRAMS

  • Therapeutic Recreation and Creative Arts – Your support helped to provide all residents with a remarkable range of much-appreciated and meaningful activities, from pottery, painting and woodworking, concerts, day trips, and music therapy ($132,935).
  • Bursaries - and professional development fund ($15,000).
  • Summer Youth Volunteer Program – Suspended for summer 2020.

EQUIPMENT

  • Replaced 66 Hi-Lo beds ($132,125).
  • Purchased 4 portable, hand-held ultrasound bladder scanners ($29,600).
  • Purchased 2 rational ovens to prepare fresh food on the units ($26,000).
  • Purchased 7 specialized mattresses and gel pads to provide a comfortable rest to residents ($19,000).
  • Purchased 7 blanket warmers to provide the comfort of a warm blanket to seniors and Veterans ($33,749).

HOME SWEET HOME SPECIAL RENOVATION PROJECT

  • Renovated 170 rooms with an interior upgrade to create an environment where seniors and Veterans feel at home in their personal space. ($100,540).

OTHER PRIORITY NEEDS

  • $12,735 to purchase temperature screening kiosks
  • $131,961 in support of the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund
  • $5,000 towards tub and shower room renovations
  • $500 to upgrade the comfort care suite

IN-KIND:  wheelchairs, walkers, other pieces of equipment, and artwork

Because of you, the Perley Rideau is an incredible place.