Family Education Series

Family Education Series

Moving into a long term care facility can be hard. Northwood wants to make the transition easier and support families to remain connected and a part of a loved one’s life. Please accept our invitation to attend our first in a series of Family Education sessions.

Date:           Thursday, February 16, 2017

Place:          Edward L. Roach Centre for Living

Northwood

2615 Northwood Terrace, Halifax

Time:           2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Penthouse

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Shirley Burnstein Hall

Agenda: 

Northwood: Finding My Place

The transition to long term care is often a difficult one.  Loss of independence, home and community can create a real sense of loss. We want you to feel welcome at Northwood and to feel a part of our community. Learn more about our support group for residents new to Northwood

Presenter: Sarah Cluett, Recreation Therapist and Jacqueline Maloney, Social Worker

Making visits with a loved one in care meaningful: a family member’s perspective

Visiting a loved one in a long term care community can elicit a variety of emotions. You may love to visit, but you’re feeling unsure about what to say and do during your visit. Make it a meaningful experience.

Presenter: Rosanne Burke; Family member and Volunteer

Dementia Program

Working with you to foster meaningful resident and family engagement.

 Presenter: Darlene Rogers, Director, Resident Programs and Services