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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 2019

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 ($110,525).
  • BURSARIES and professional development fund ($15,000).
  • SUMMER YOUTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAM – Funded the Summer Youth Volunteer program ($4,000).

EQUIPMENT

  • Replaced 66 Hi-Lo beds ($131,008).
  • Purchased 2 ice and water dispensers for residents’ units ($12,350).
  • Purchased 14 blanket warmers to provide the comfort of a warm blanket to seniors and Veterans ($56,845)
  • Purchased furniture for 4 lounges, improving accessibility and function to the common areas used every day by residents ($11,595)
  • Purchased one stand-to-sit lift ($8,000).

OUTDOOR IMPROVEMENTS

  • Improvement of the Patio ($50,000), landscaping improvements for the cafeteria and pub outdoor space.  Work will be completed in Spring 2020.

TUB AND SHOWER ROOM RENOVATION PROJECT

  • Updated and improved 6 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 ($203,532).

OTHER PRIORITY NEEDS

  • $1,000 to support the Perley Rideau Family and Friends Council
  • $900 in support of the Interprofessional Clinical Perley Rideau
  • $120,000 towards the establishment of the Centre of Excellence in Frailty Informed Care

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

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