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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

With your support, seniors and Veterans lived life to the fullest at the Perley Rideau in 2018. Thank you!

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  ($109,607)
  • BURSARIES and professional development ($10,000).

  • VOLUNTEER SERVICES– Your generous support also helped to fund our Summer Youth Volunteer program ($4,000)     

EQUIPMENT

  • Replaced nineteen Hi-Lo beds ($52,591).
  • Purchased and installed three new bathtubs ($54,000).
  • Purchased commercial-grade kitchen appliances for residents’ units (3 ice and water dispensers $19,040, 1 dishwasher $8,000).
  • Purchased seven pressure-relief mattresses to help prevent and heal ulcers ($16,100).
  • Purchased four stand-to-sit lifts (31,602).
  • Purchased a new portable stage to enhance the concert experience by all residents ($5,000).
  • Purchased new window blinds ($12,500) and upgraded the sound system in Lupton Hall ($5,000).
  • Purchased a new cross-trainer bike ($5,864)
  • Replaced dining-room furniture in one dining room for a more functional and enhanced dining experience ($34,634).

OUTDOOR IMPROVEMENTS

  • Purchased four sets of outdoor furniture for resident’s outdoor courtyards, a prime programming space ($20.000).
  • Enhancement of the duck pond lookout including a new gazebo ($27,342)
  • Purchased new raised flower beds in the Gatineau courtyard ($500)

TUB AND SHOWER ROOM RENOVATION PROJECT

  • Updated and improved five of the 20 tub and shower rooms to transform one of the most challenging aspects of long term care into a safe and comfortable experience for both residents and caregivers ($184,000).

ENHANCEMENT OF THE CLINICAL SERVICES

  • Constructed a new Inter-professional Care Centre at the Perley Rideau ($400,000).

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

Your kindness and generosity are sincerely appreciated by all the seniors and Veterans in our care.