What's Happening at St. Joseph's

August

  August was a busy month here at St. Joseph’s at Fleming.  We started off with a classic car show, always a hit with our residents.  Trapper Bill Trudeau was featured at a Men’s Club meeting with a variety of Canadian furs to show.  The annual bowling tournament was followed by a Kentucky Fried Chicken…

Where did July Go?

Summer is always fleeting it seems.  What took forever as child flies by in the blink of an eye. We’ve had a lot to celebrate here at St. Joseph’s.  Our accreditation was acknowledged by a big BBQ for staff, residents, family and volunteers. The weather was bright and sunny but not too hot to slave…

Accreditation for St. Joseph’s at Fleming celebrated

Accreditation for St. Joseph’s at Fleming celebrated      by CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT Examiner Visual Journalist   A celebrity barbecue was held Thursday at St. Joseph’s at Fleming on Brealey Dr. in the city’s southwest end to celebrate the long-term-care home’s team receiving the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities three-year award for Person-Centred Long-Term Care Community….

A Summer Stroll

This summer is certainly shaping up to be a lot different than last year.  The rains of 2017 brought lush growth and glorious colour to the wild areas as well as feeding the trees and shrubs that were thirsty after the drought of 2016.  It looks like we’re repeating that hot and dry season again…

A look back at June

The ever-changing scenery along our garden path is lush and colourful this year. Two little frogs greet you as you start your walk.  The wild area is full of birdsong and butterflies. As you walk past the road to Fleming College you see swaths of trefoil, black-eyed Susan, purple vetch and ox-eye daisy. The pear…

3 Year CARF Accreditation

To: The St. Joseph’s at Fleming Team, Staff, Residents, Volunteers, Family and Community Partners: From: Carol Rodd, CEO Subject: Accreditation I am pleased to announce that St Joseph’s at Fleming has received accreditation for a 3 year term from the CARF accrediting body. We can now take our place as a fully accredited Long Term…

Volunteer Appreciation and Chickens!

It was a big day on Wednesday June 6th.  We had our annual Volunteer Appreciation Lunch.  The theme this year was the wild west.  Our auditorium was transformed into a barn complete with hay bales, a horse saddle and hurricane lanterns.  Casual bouquets of daisies graced each table where volunteers enjoyed Kentucky fried chicken served…

St. Joseph’s High Tea for Lt. Gov. of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell

St. Joseph’s at Fleming was a dazzling sight on May 29th as staff transformed the auditorium into a magnificent setting for High Tea.  Lilacs scented the air while guests were served finger sandwiches, tea, coffee, punch and an assortment of decadent sweets. A roving violinist provided the ambient music to set just the right tone….

Plant Sale

It was a lovely day for the annual May plant sale at St. Joseph’s at Fleming.  John Gray had been busy sorting and labelling the pots with a little help from the “green thumb” volunteers.  The sale raised $512.05 for the Residents Council. It should be a good weekend for traditional Victoria Day planting!