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CapitalCare Norwood's New Restorative
Care Unit

CapitalCare Norwood's new Restorative Care Unit officially opened on April 16. To date, 41 persons have been admitted to the unit and of the 18 discharged so far, half went back to their homes. A stay on the Restorative Care Unit gives seniors the opportunity to transition from life in the hospital to life at home (Read More)
 

Have Your Say!
It's time to update our vision, mission and values. HAVE YOUR SAY through an on-line survey. It takes 10 minutes and is confidential. The survey will be open from
October 1 - November 28, 2014

Simply connect to the following link: http://fluidsurveys.com/s/CapitalCareVMV/


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Events

 

2015 People & Progress Continuing Care Conference - February 5 & 6, 2015
Join us for our 28th Annual People & Progress Continuing Care Conference. This year's theme is Inspiration to Innovation: Stories of Change. Click here for more details

 

CapitalCare Newsletter

   
 People and Progress Newsletter - Fall 2014
(to view and download Newsletter, open with Adobe Reader)
  • CapitalCare People & Progress Continuing Care Conference 2015
  • CapitalCare Norwood celebrates 50 years of caring
  • CapitalCare Foundation A Year in Review

 Click here for past issues.

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CapitalCare in the News

Kid Heroes: How These Kids Are Making a Difference with Alzheimer's Patients
A group of young volunteers show their compassion by spending time with
Alzheimer's patients at Capital Care Strathcona. Click
here to view the video.

CapitalCare's dining room renovation project is mentioned in the Tomato's Kitchen Design Awards. Congratulations to our partners at Dale Burnstad (Foodservice Planning) Consulting for winning the
Institution category.
http://thetomato.ca/front-page-slider/tkda-the-tomato-kitchen-design-awards.
Thanks to all our p
artners and donors, we renovated 19 dining rooms in three of our oldest centres.
Here's what residents said about the new dining rooms at CapitalCare Dickinsfield:
http://www.capitalcarefoundation.net/135.asp

CapitalCare Norwood Resident, Inez Whitfield "Granny Gaga" meets her idol Lady Gaga
"Granny Gaga" met her idol Monday night after Lady Gaga performed in Edmonton. Self described as one of
Lady Gaga's biggest fans, 86-year-old Inez Whitfield was give special permission from home on Monday to
attend the concert, just weeks after an emergency appendectomy (Read More)

CapitalCare Lynnwood Members Auxiliary
Formed in 1967, the auxiliary members work hard volunteering their time to support the CapitalCare
Foundation and residents of CapitalCare in Edmonton. In 2005, they expanded and began running a gift
shop on-site at the continuing care centres
(Read More)


CapitalCare CHOICE Programs featured in Senior Care Canada
Adult day programs are growing in popularity across the country as governments recognize the advantages to supporting the frail elderly to age in place. One model for such delivery is the Comprehensive Home Options of Integrated Care for the Elderly (CHOICE) program in Edmonton, Alberta. Read more here...

War Buddies on the Wall of Pride - honoring veterans who turned conflict into a lifelong story
of friendship
George Cutting and Peter Morris first met during the Second World War. Both were motorcycle dispatch
riders with the 1st Canadian Provost Company, a military extension of the RCMP stationed in England.
The corps saw action for the first time in August of 1942 in the raid on Dieppe. George and Peter both
took part in the assault on Sicily in July of 1943 and continued into Italy with the corps.
(full story)

CapitalCare Staff Shows a Passion for Compassion
Celebrating its 50th anniversary as an organization in 2013, CapitalCare has been leading the way in
continuing care in Edmonton with innovative models, and the recruitment and retention of caring staff
dedicated to improving the quality of life for the people it serves (read complete story here)

CapitalCare Introduces Resident-Centred Concepts into the Dining Experience.
For most people, meals are an important part of the day; in residential care facilities,
the take on added significance. Not only do meal times mark the passage, they are often
the highlight.
(click here for complete story)

 

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