What's Happening at St. Joseph's

November Highlights

November was another busy month for us at the Home.  We started off with Remembrance Day. (see News articles for more photos)     Snow came all too soon and our everchanging gardens were blanketed in white early in November.  The path was closed, and the gardens put to bed putting us in the holiday spirit to get…

Remembering our veterans at St. Joseph’s at Fleming

The annual Remembrance Day Celebration was held at St. Joseph’s at Fleming on Thursday. The ceremony included Cadets 2817 RCACC, Peterborough police officers and firefighters. Lt.-Col. Ken Armstrong was the guest speaker. Residents and visitors also recognized the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day which marked the end of the First World War. Nov 08, 2018…

October

October was a busy month here at St. Joseph’s at Fleming .  Fall colour was in full splendor. Our burning bushes blazed a vibrant red and the trees across from the road to Fleming College glowed in various shades of orange and yellow.  Alas our path closed for the season toward the end of this month as…

Summer Falls into Autumn

Fall has definitely arrived as we bid September goodbye and welcome October. The garden moves into the mellow yellows, oranges and browns of autumn. The psw/nursing, massage and social service students from Fleming/Trent return and we delight in their youthful energy.  It won’t be long before we stop complaining about the heat and start cursing…

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…