What's Happening at St. Joseph's

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!  

Carolyn Rodd CEO at Police Appreciation Night

Chief for a Day Lauren Graham, a Grade 6 student, at Monsignor O’Donoghue shares a laugh with Carolyn Rodd and her mother Dawn during the 40th annual Police Appreciation Night on Wednesday May 16, 2018 at the Knights of Columbus in Peterborough, Ont.     Clifford Skarstedt/Examiner

CARF Survey May 10, 11

Our Surveyors were: Debra Adkins – Rockford Illinois, USA Jennifer Lee – Mississauga, ON   On Friday May 11th the CARF Survey team completed their assessment. Results are submitted to CARF head office in Arizona, USA. It will be 6 to 8 Weeks before we hear formally.  

St. Joseph’s at Fleming Ontario Volunteer Service Awards Recipients

On April 19, 2018 thirteen St. Josephs at Fleming volunteers were honored for their Years of Service We are grateful for the dedicated support of our many volunteers.  They are the heart and soul of any organization and help ensure the joy in living we promote here at our home. They bring entertainment, expertise and…