Shannex Supports Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today, Shannex employees will join Canadians from across the country in a conversation about mental health in support of Bell Let’s Talk Day. We are proud to support organizations in our community that raise awareness and funds for mental health research and programs, and are encouraging all employees to get involved by texting, calling and

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The December 2016 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

This issue of Connections features some truly Great People. People who spend their careers watching over others, who fully embrace their passion, who selflessly go above and beyond to bring happiness to clients, and those who inspire us with their ability to adapt to change. You’ll find stories of clients like Harold Searle, who tells us what

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Client and Family Advisory Committee Established

Following a call for applications during the month of September, a Client and Family Advisory Committee for Shannex and Parkland Retirement Living communities has been established and met for the first time at a welcome reception on November 19. We are grateful for the significant number of qualified and engaged individuals who put their names

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Celebrating National Infection Control Week

Every year, during the third week of October, Shannex joins health care providers from across the country by recognizing National Infection Control Week. Infection Prevention and Control programs are widely recognized as being both clinically and cost effective in preventing and controlling the spread of infections in health care settings. These programs help to protect

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The October 2016 issue of Connections is Now Available

This issue of Connections celebrates the ways we nourish our soul. On the cover and in the centrefold, you’ll find photos and stories about our commitment to locally grown produce, our strong relationships with local farms and suppliers, and how we work hard to continuously improve the dining experience at Parkland Retirement Living and our Shannex nursing homes. You’ll find stories about clients and employees

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Leading Edge Design Featured on “Main Street” at Parkland Saint John

In September, images featuring a unique village-like interior of an Ohio-based nursing home went viral. Did you know that this same leading-edge design can be found in your own backyard – on Parkland Saint John’s Main Street in its nursing home, Tucker Hall? Tucker Hall is home to Parkland Saint John’s nursing home and memory

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Client and Family Volunteer Opportunity

The deadline for applications for the Client and Family Advisory Committee has now passed. We thank everyone who expressed interest in joining the Committee and will be in contact very soon to update them on the process. If you have any questions, please contact Katherine VanBuskirk, Director of Communications and Community Relations at kvanbuskirk@shannex.com or by calling

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Shannex Celebrates Pride in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

July 14, 2016 (Halifax) – At Shannex, we are proud of the diverse community, people and friends that make our homes so special.  Pride provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the differences that make each of us unique. There are lots of Pride events and activities planned in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick throughout

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The July 2016 Issue of Connections is Now Available

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In this issue, you’ll find stories of innovation, community spirit and service excellence, including the story of how a client’s lifelong generosity led to a facility that will help others for years to come (page 9), news about our community partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia (page 4), and innovative new client programs

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Grand Opening of Regent Hall

March 27, 2016 (Fredericton) – Yesterday, Shannex Incorporated held the grand opening of Regent Hall, the newest addition to the Parkland Fredericton campus. Open since April 1st, Regent Hall is a 50 unit independent retirement living residence. Parkland Fredericton also offers a second independent retirement living residence, an assisted living residence and two nursing homes.

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