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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Effective Flu Prevention

Each year, the dropping temperatures herald the arrival of winter and the seasonal illnesses it brings to the Actionmarguerite residences. These include the influenza virus, which can strike as early as September. For Philibert Ruberandinda, Assistant Director of Care...

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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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ATTENTION! 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

The City of Winnipeg will be holding its municipal elections. Actionmarguerite residents are invited to vote at the Advance Voting poll located at their facility on the following dates and times. Actionmarguerite St. Joseph Actionmarguerite St. Vital Actionmarguerite...

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A small gift that makes a big difference

Five years ago, the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba launched the Touch Quilt initiative, inspired by an Ontario-based project giving quilts to long-term care residents with dementia. Today, thousands of quilts have been distributed to facilities across Manitoba. Norma...

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A life of travel and devotion

Flora Gareau was born in Winnipeg in the early 1930s to a family originally from Quebec. She was raised in French in the downtown core with her four brothers and one sister. “I attended the Sacré-Cœur French school for 11 years,” recalls the resident....

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Behind the Scene Workers at Actionmarguerite

At Actionmarguerite, workers tending to the residents’ laundry needs are often not noticed but they do incredibly important work. These self-declared “basement dwellers” often don’t get the recognition they should, but Actionmarguerite wanted to highlight the...

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Paul Maguet, an Engaged Farmer

Paul Maguet, a resident of Actionmarguerite St. Vital since July 2017, was born in Ste. Rose du Lac in 1930. He grew up on a farm and returned there to work after completing his studies. Very involved in his community, he joined the co-operative movement and spent...

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Rehabilitation Services makes miracles possible

One of the priorities at Actionmarguerite is resident comfort. Comfort not only in the residents’ rooms and the common areas, but also with the equipment that residents use on a daily basis for mobility. Hence, the importance of Rehabilitation Services. In St....

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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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