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HQCA’s 2021 Patient Experience Award

Understanding what matters to our residents and their loved ones and striving to meet those needs and preferences is at the core of our Philosophy of Care and Service. AgeCare knows how important it is to create a peaceful and supportive space where residents can have their end-of-life wishes fulfilled. The medical assistance in dying program provides residents with compassionate end-of-life care, surrounded by the people most important to them. The COVID-19 pandemic created new challenges for individuals across the province to access this program. AgeCare has responded to these challenges alongside the Alberta Health Services MAID navigation team. Promptly  Read More...
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AgeCare Weekly Update for October 16, 2020: Recognizing & Preventing Hydration

Dear Resident or Family Member, We remain committed to providing updates to our residents, families, and staff at AgeCare. As such, we are providing weekly updates to keep you all informed on what is happening at our communities and organization-wide. Information and announcements – this week, we are sharing a reminder on how to recognize and prevent dehydration. Recreation calendars as the need to stay active, intellectually stimulated, and socially connected never ends. A weekly shout-out to celebrate the great work and activities happening at our AgeCare communities. As we move into a different stage of the pandemic, our weekly  Read More...
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Care Starts at the Door: How Screeners are Keeping AgeCare Staff, Residents and Visitors Safe During the Pandemic

During the pandemic, our reception and administration team have become the first line of defense to prevent the potential transmission of COVID-19 within our communities. Screening is in place to ensure the safety and well-being of all and is mandated by Alberta Health and the BC Ministry of Health. These individuals work tirelessly – and unfortunately, somewhat thanklessly – to screen everyone entering the building and instruct visitors on wearing masks and washing their hands. This is no small feat with over 14,000 visitors being screened across our AgeCare communities just last month. The success we have had in keeping  Read More...