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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LETTER OF APPRECIATION FROM A FAMILY MEMBER

On the occasion of a prolonged visit with my parents in St. Boniface I had the joy of getting to know many employees and volunteers working at the Actionmarguerite establishment, located at 185 Despins Street, where my father was warmly welcomed in November of 2018....

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To Give is to Receive

Germaine Boulet started coming to the Actionmarguerite adult day centre with her husband, Charles, four years ago. “We really liked coming to the day centre. It was something different, a change in our weekly routine. And it was an opportunity to spend a day in...

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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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Music to soothe the spirit

When Sister Jeanine Vermette retired from the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, she chose to continue living out her vocation by helping others and doing charitable work. “I thought I could be of use to seniors,” she explains. Sister Jeanine approached...

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Denis Weicker, a century of memories

Denis Weicker has seen it all: World War II, the 1950 flood, a visit from Queen Elizabeth II, and the arrival, departure and subsequent return of the Winnipeg Jets. The Actionmarguerite St. Vital resident, who was born in October 1918 in Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, has...

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