Saskatoon Convalescent Home News

    SCH Administrator

    SCH Administrator

    June 23, 2017

    Oxygen Services

    Residents requiring oxygen choose the oxygen company they wish to receive supplies from.  They are responsible for all oxygen and related equipment costs.

    Monday through Friday a Community Day Program is available for individuals who reside in the community. Meals, socialization and a wide variety of activities are available.

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    Therapy Services

    Residents are initially assessed for appropriate mobility aides, wheelchair seating, bed positioning and comfort. Occupational therapy services are available 12 hours/per week on site. Physiotherapy services need to be arranged privately by family. Referrals to speech language therapy, geriatric psychiatry, or other medical specialists are arranged through the responsible physician and the nursing department.  

    June 23, 2017

    Pharmacy Services

    Earls Pharmacy provides the pharmacy services.  Itemized statements are issued to the resident monthly by Earls.  

    June 23, 2017

    Physician Services

    Residents are able to retain their family physician providing the physician has long term care privileges and is willing to do so. Eye and hearing appointments are the responsibility of family. Some dental service is available at the home. The nurse can provide a contact for family to get information and make appointments.

    June 23, 2017

    Religious Services

    Interdenominational services are conducted in the Chapel on the main floor.  Ministers of various faiths take services on a rotational basis, as arranged through the spiritual care committee.

     

    June 23, 2017

    Recreation Program

    The Recreation/Community Day Program Department organizes the recreational programs for the facility.  Programs include such things as outings, musical entertainment, visitations, art classes, special occasion activities and crafting.  New ideas and suggestions for activities are welcomed and appreciated. Families are encouraged to join in the activities.

     

    June 23, 2017

    Nursing Care

    Twenty four hour nursing care is provided by Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Continuing Care Aides.

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    Volunteers are essential in providing residents with personal interactions. The Saskatoon Convalescent Home works with youth and adult volunteers. Potential volunteers can set up an appointment with the Director of Care to explore options available for a volunteer experience that meets their needs. All volunteers must complete an application and provide a criminal record check.

    Please contact Miranda Weber at (306) 244-7155 Ext 128 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Vision

    A caring community where everyone matters.

    Mission

    To foster a community where residents, families, staff and volunteers are engaged in creating an optimal quality of life. 

    Values

    • Compassion – We are empathetic and responsive.
    • Inclusiveness – We respect, value and appreciate each person.
    • Integrity – We are professional, honest, fair and open.
    • Collaboration – We work in partnership with residents, families, staff and volunteers.
    • Excellence – We will pursue quality in all that we do.
    • Accountability – We are accountable for our decisions and actions.

    For more information, please read our handbook that residents and their families receive:

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