Thank you to the Family Committee and Auxiliary

The residents, families, staff and management team of Actionmarguerite St. Joseph’s would like to offer a sincere thank you to the family committee for its generous contributions to the unit Christmas parties, the gifts that were offered to the residents as well as...

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year !

The staff of Actionmarguerite wishes a very special Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to the residents, families, volunteers, donors and friends of Actionmarguerite.  We hope that the season is filled with joy, peace and happiness. To review our special Winter 2019...

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Bringing French into Actionmarguerite kitchens

Faced with the challenge of hiring bilingual staff, Actionmarguerite has launched a pilot project to teach French to employees at work. Louise Pinel, Food Services Supervisor at Actionmarguerite St. Vital, explains : “Not all employees have time to go to school to...

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New physician at Actionmarguerite St. Vital

Effective October 1, 2019, Dr. Roxanne Beaudette will be responsible for the medical care of the residents living on the 3rd floor at Actionmarguerite St. Vital. The appointment of Dr. Beaudette is due to Dr. Ismael Mohammed’s retirement after more than 42 years of...

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“It is in giving that we receive”

Origène and Marie-Lourdes Fillion first became involved with Actionmarguerite Saint-Boniface as volunteers almost 25 years ago. Although Origène can no longer spend time there, due to his health, Marie-Lourdes continues to go twice a week. “Both my parents were...

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Ethics helping residents

In the health field, ethicists inform and assist families and medical staff with ethical matters. Katarina Lee has been the clinical ethicist at St. Boniface Hospital (SBH) since September 2018, serving all the Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba’s Communities of...

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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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