Award-winning nurse ‘grew into’ passion for long-term care

Debbie Kitchen receives the Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award during the Woodland Villa Country Fair on Sept. 3.

Debbie Kitchen receives the Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award during the Woodland Villa Country Fair on Sept. 3.

Debbie Kitchen honoured with Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award

When Debbie Kitchen first moved from working in the intensive care unit of a children’s hospital in Montreal to Woodland Villa, a Cornwall-area long-term care home nearly 30 years ago she wondered if she’d made the right decision. Read more

(VIDEO) Woodland Villa enlivened by its annual country fair

Children, animals, entertainers and vendors all helped create an energetic spirit and atmosphere at the 10th annual Woodland Villa country fair Sept. 3. Read more

Long-term care home hosts 10th annual ‘real country fair’

The Woodland Villa country fair has become a signature community event in Long Sault, Ont.

The Woodland Villa country fair has become a signature community event in Long Sault, Ont.

Event draws people from across rural community

LONG SAULT, Ont. — It had all the sights, sounds and smells of a country fair: Smoky barbecue scents; farm animals; bright jumpy castles alive with children; country music ringing across the bustling grounds; colourful vending tents; even a pie-throwing contest. Read more

(VIDEO) RN’s pet rescue farm meets Woodland Villa

LONG SAULT, Ont. — A small furry guest in a wheelchair had eyes lighting up at the Woodland Villa country fair last week. Read more

Residents’ Council funds pavilion at Woodland Villa

Woodland Villa residents are enjoying the outdoors, courtesy of a new pavilion at the home.

Woodland Villa residents are enjoying the outdoors, courtesy of a new pavilion at the home.

‘It’s quite nice out there,’ resident says

Heber Robertson is enjoying the fresh air and cool breeze a new pavilion at Woodland Villa provides. Read more

Are you going to Long Sault fair?

Woodland Villa hosts a fall fair Sept. 3

Woodland Villa hosts a fall fair Sept. 3

Woodland Villa hosts 10th community event Sept.3

With a pie-throwing contest, a petting zoo and vendors selling their wares, Woodland Villa will be a community hub Sept. 3. Read more

Innovative program sees Woodland Villa residents raise butterflies

Woodland Villa resident Lucille Maheu is seen here with one of the butterflies that recently hatched at the Cornwall-area long-term care home.

Woodland Villa resident Lucille Maheu is seen here with one of the butterflies that recently hatched at the Cornwall-area long-term care home.

‘There was so much benefit to this program,’ LEC says

Woodland Villa residents recently had an up-close-and-personal experience of nature by spending several weeks caring for butterfly chrysalises, watching the butterflies hatch and then releasing them. Read more

Woodland Villa staff organizes fundraiser after colleague’s barn burns

A scene from the March 7 fundraiser held in support of Woodland Villa RN Ethel Britton and her husband, whose barn burned down in January. The fundraiser, which was organized by Britton's colleagues, brought in more than $12,000.

A scene from the March 7 fundraiser held in support of Woodland Villa RN Ethel Britton and her husband, whose barn burned down in January. The fundraiser, which was organized by Britton’s colleagues, brought in more than $12,000.

Over $12K raised to help Ethel Britton and her husband recover from loss

Ethel Britton recently saw first-hand the love and respect her colleagues at Woodland Villa have for one another when they organized a fundraiser after she and her husband suffered a tragedy. Read more

Woodland Villa sees exciting year

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Media coverage, introduction of physician assistant and Country Fair highlight 2014

Woodland Villa has had an exciting 2014, with a myriad of success stories and notable highlights. Read more

Fundraiser ensures all West Lake residents will have presents on Christmas Day

Gifts

‘It has been a really merry Christmas around here,’ says LEC

West Lake Terrace’s annual Christmas tea for residents, their families and friends raised $975 for the residents’ council and made sure everyone living at the Prince Edward County long-term care home gets a present this holiday season. Read more