SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH OF SAULT STE. MARIE AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE
Media Release (April 2018)
Festive gatherings of residents, patients, family members and staff award recipients and nominees were held in the month of February and March to mark the annual Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie Awards for Excellence.
The Awards for Excellence were presented to individuals chosen by their peers as examples of their commitment to living out the organization’s values of “Caring Beyond the Moment with Service, Integrity, Dignity and Excellence.”
This year’s recipients are:
Tracy Lessard, Chaplain
Mavia DeNoble, Occupational Therapist
Kandy Pedisic, Clinical Lead
Allanah O’Brien, Life Enrichment Assistant
Amanda McKee, Personal Care Assistant
Sue Lynn Roy, Personal Care Assistant
Karen Redner, Personal Care Assistant
Sierra Roberti, Life Enrichment Assistant
Carole Poitras, Life Enrichment Assistant
Cindy Bertrand, Personal Care Assistant
Andrew Conti, Personal Care Assistant
“At St. Joseph’s, we believe that it is important to recognize and celebrate people within our organization who strive to express healing love through care, compassion and concern for each other and the people we serve. We do this by demonstrating the spirit and charisma of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie who have exemplified these values in the Sudbury community since 1950 through their work of unity and reconciliation”, said Jo-Anne Palkovits, President and CEO / Administrator.
Congratulations to all our nominees and award recipients.
Yvonne Brosseau: Ontario Long-Term Care Association’s (OLTCA) Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
On December 20th a special ceremony was held to recognize Yvonne Brosseau, this years’ award recipient from Villa St. Gabriel Villa for receiving the OLTCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Yvonne has dedicated her life to her family and work in the community. After making Villa St. Gabriel Villa her home in 2012 Yvonne has continued her role of service becoming very active in Life Enrichment fundraising initiative as well as the horticulture program. Congratulations Yvonne on this great accomplishment!
Introduced in 1986 by the Ontario Long Term Care Association, the Lifetime Achievement award recognizes residents of Association member homes for their noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding contributions to society and/or their long-term care home. The certificate and award program has evolved and continues to bestow honour, not only on certificate holders and award winners, but also indirectly on member homes and their staff.
Filles D’Isabelle Cercle D’Youville 1377 donate to Villa St. Gabriel Villa
Media Release – December 2017
Hermance De Lafontaine (Régente) from the Filles D’Isabelle Cercle D’Youville 1377 presents a cheque in the amount of $1000 to Ray Ingriselli, Site Administrator. Funds will be placed towards Villa St. Gabriel Villa.
St. Joseph’s Health Centre Education Bursary Program – 3 Recipients Awarded $1,000 bursaries!
October 2017 – This past year St. Joseph’s Health Centre established a corporate bursary fund to support education for employees interested in pursuing their own continuing education opportunities. The bursary is funded through proceeds from a portion of the monthly staff 50/50 draw.
St. Joseph’s Health Centre awards education bursaries to reimburse up to 100% of education costs, up to a maximum of $1,000 per year, incurred by regular full-time or regular part-time employees who choose to pursue:
Non-credit development opportunities including conferences, workshops and seminars, or
Credit courses or multi-course programs of an academic, professional or business nature.
This year’s recipients are Kari Gervais, VP Clinical Services, Sadna Hettiarachchi, Food Services Assistant, St. Joseph’s Villa and Michelle Viel, Personal Care Assistant, Villa St. Gabriel Villa.
Congratulations to our recipients! Thank you for continuing your life-long learning efforts.
Right to left: Kari Gervais, VP Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer and Jo-Anne Palkovits, President and CEO, St. Joseph’s Health Centre
Right to left: Michelle Viel, Personal Care Assistant and Ray Ingriselli, Site Administrator, Villa St. Gabriel Villa
Right to left: Sadna Hettiarachchi, Food Services Assistant and Roger Leveille, Site Administrator, St. Joseph’s Villa