Announcements

Some of the year’s stand-out initiatives

In 2018-2019, Actionmarguerite’s participation in the Senior Quality Leap Initiative (SQLI) led to significant advances in quality-related initiatives. Here are a few of the projects aimed at positioning the organization for the future: – The reduction of alarms...

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Special thanks to the Cosmopolitan Club of Winnipeg!

The Friends of St. Joseph and the Family Committee would like to express its sincere and heartfelt thanks to the Cosmopolitan Club of Winnipeg for their recent donation of $1000 towards initiatives benefitting the residents who call Actionmarguerite St. Joseph home....

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Focus on health and safety

May 5-11, 2019 was North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH). Created to highlight the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, this week is an opportunity to inform and raise the awareness of employees on a number of health and...

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Actionmarguerite celebrates its nursing staff

During the National Nurses’ Week held from May 6 to 12, 2019, Actionmarguerite recognized its nursing staff. Congratulations to Tessa Loran, nurse at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface on being recognized by her peers as the recipient of the Actionmarguerite Nurse of...

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Jean-Pierre Kisama’s story

Actionmarguerite is proud to share Jean-Pierre Kisama’s story, an article drawn from the Red River College News. Therapeutic Recreation grad connects with older adults in bilingual role at...

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In recognition of staff and retirees

In October 2018, Actionmarguerite celebrated 122 recipients and retirees honoured at the Long Service Award & Retirement Recognition Reception. Actionmarguerite management, its families and residents wish to thank each and every one of these persons for their...

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Visit from Rochelle Squires, MLA for Riel

It is with pleasure that we welcomed Minister Rochelle Squires, MLA for Riel, constituency where Actionmarguerite St. Vital is located. On December 11th, Ms. Squires visited the facility located at 450 River Road to underline the valuable contribution of all employees...

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Thank you to Actionmarguerite Auxiliary

The residents, the management team as well as the employees at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface would like to express sincere thanks to the Actionmarguerite Auxiliary which has in 2018 offered a generous monetary donation allowing for festive Christmas activities on all...

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Rewarding behind-the-scenes staff

At Actionmarguerite, all employees do their best to provide the best possible services to the residents and their families. The Support Staff Excellence Week aimed at recognizing and thanking these workers who are often overlooked but are essential to the smooth...

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Celebrating years of service – Dr. Coates and Dr. Balko

While some persons know early on in life what they want to be when they grow up, others do some soul-searching, go one direction and then switch gears before they find their vocation. Such was the case with Kevin Coates and George Balko, family physicians at...

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Rewarding behind-the-scenes staff

At Actionmarguerite, all employees do their best to provide the best possible services to the residents and their families. September 17-21 was Support Staff Excellence Week, aimed at recognizing and thanking these workers who are often overlooked but are essential to...

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2018 Support Staff Excellence Week

Again this year, Actionmarguerite is pleased to host the Support Staff Excellence Week. Events highlighting the contribution and value of these persons will be held between September 17th and 21st in each one of our facilities. The week will be dedicated to value the...

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2018 Actionmarguerite St. Joseph Gardeners

With summer finally here, gardeners at Actionmarguerite St. Joseph have been busy beautifying the property. Under the sponsorship of the gardening program and adopting a planter, the following families and friends have contributed to this wonderful project, and we...

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Car hobbyists at Actionmarguerite

Actionmarguerite St. Boniface welcomed on June 13, 2018 the Manitoba Classic and Antique Auto Club (MCAAC), which is a non-profit organization of car hobbyists. This event, which occurs yearly, gives the residents a unique opportunity to participate in an activity...

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Summer 2018 Actionmarguerite Newsletter

The Summer 2018 Newsletter has been published. Actionmarguerite ends the year on a positive note. You may read: A look at the past year; Envisioning a bold future, together, and other interesting articles. Summer 2018 Newsletter...

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NEW Registry at Reception Desk!

We are asking ALL visitors and volunteers at Actionmarguerite to sign the registry at the reception desk when coming in and leaving. It is important to do so in order to ensure we record the legitimacy of the visits. The registry will also serve to identify which...

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2018 Recipients of the Nursing Excellence Award

Ann Williamson – Recipient at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface In July 1984, Ann Williamson started her career at Actionmarguerite. Ann has been recognized for her excellent work on 5ABC as well as on 3ABC and 4ABC. She was also part of the team who helped with the...

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A Day in the Life of Actionmarguerite Nurses

From May 7-11, 2018, nurses across Canada will be honoured. For National Nursing Week, two daytime employees at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface share their day-to-day experiences and passion for their profession. Monique McGurry has been a registered nurse since 1991....

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Actionmarguerite celebrates volunteer week! 

April 15 to 21, 2018 is national volunteers week! Actionmarguerite would like to thank all the volunteers who continue to give their time to supporting the residents and the staff in their daily activities. On this occasion, we will be thanking the volunteers in...

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Lorlie Williams-Marschall recognized for outstanding services!

Lorlie Williams-Marschall, recreation worker at the St. Boniface location, was one of the sixteen French language champions nominated as part of the WRHA 2018 French Language Services Award. This award recognizes their work in improving service to our francophone...

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Did You Know?

… that through St. John’s Ambulance, three dogs accompanied by their masters, visit on the units and offer zootherapy to the residents? This therapy is used to complement traditional therapy, such as medication and other treatments. Zootherapy can, for example:...

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General Announcements

Work for the replacement of the roof on the three wings at Actionmarguerite St. Vital, 450 River Road, has started. Flynn Canada Ltd. anticipates completing the work at the beginning of 2018. This project is financed by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and...

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