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News & Updates from Hotel Dieu Shaver

Browse below for the Hotel Dieu Shaver in the news and updates from our staff.


Hotel Dieu Shaver Opens Electrodiagnostic Clinic

Jul 13th, 2017

The Hotel Dieu Shaver’s Electrodiagnostic Clinic offers EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies with or without Electrodiagnostic consultation.

HOTEL DIEU SHAVER SEEKING BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBERS

Jul 11th, 2017

Hotel Dieu Shaver invite applications of individuals from the Niagara Region who have demonstrated community leadership, have an interest in governance and who share the passion of the mission, vision and values of Hotel Dieu Shaver.

Hospital Foundation Donates Over $514,000 to Hotel Dieu Shaver

Jun 14th, 2017

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre will be able to continue to purchase much needed patient-care equipment and upgrade treatment areas thanks to a donation of $514,309.15 from the healthcare facility’s Foundation.

HDS Patient Story - Wilma Telesnicki

May 18th, 2017

Wilma experienced a number of our programs and through the help of all the therapists here, Wilma is able to function almost normally again. “I learned to maneuver around a kitchen again, was taught how to slice vegetables, I learned many things that I had lost the ability to do on my own as a result of the stroke and now I pretty well do everything on my own except I have to use a walker.” She is also an example for others in our community who have challenges to overcome.

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN Hospitals get $9,441,117 Boost from 2017 Provincial Budget

May 8th, 2017

HDS Celebrates Doctor's Day!

May 1st, 2017

At the breakfast in celebration of Doctor's Day, the first annual RHSJ Physician Excellence Award was presented!

Green Hospital Scorecard – Silver Award/Top 5 Overall

Apr 27th, 2017

HDS is very pleased to announce that Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre has once again been presented with a Green Hospital Scorecard Award.

Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament presents $50,000 to Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Foundation

Apr 24th, 2017

4th Annual Pasta Dinner

Apr 5th, 2017

Tickets are $15 for all-you-can-eat pasta and meatballs, and tables of 8 are available for $120 Contact Stephanie Farr in the Foundation office at 905-685-1381 ext. 84214 or by email at stephanie.farr@hoteldieushaver.org to order your tickets!

THANK YOU to all of our 2017 Rankin Celebrity Ice Cup sponsors, players and donors! $190,000!

Mar 27th, 2017

It is with deep gratitude we thank our sponsors, players, donors and the community for your hard work, and generosity in helping us raise over $190,000 through our 2017 Rankin Celebrity Ice Cup hockey tournament, for patient care equipment.

THANK YOU to all our Snowflakes & Angels Christmas Campaign donors! $150,000!

Jan 23rd, 2017

Cowboy Boots & Hometown Roots - A Fundraiser for Hotel Dieu Shaver

Jan 20th, 2017

Cowboy Boots & Hometown Roots is a country celebration to honour 20 years of past graduates, non-profit recipients and generous partners of the Many Hands Project. The evening will include live local country artists, Southern Comfort food, and tastings from local breweries and distilleries.

Been There, Scene That Trivia - Fundraiser for Hotel Dieu Shaver

Jan 20th, 2017

Been there, Scene that brings you a red carpet and multimedia experience with classic movie theatre elements. We have combined questions from movies, music, and television from the last 60 years that will ensure good spirited competition! Come as a star, or come as you are.

Journey Through Italy - Fundraiser for Hotel Dieu Shaver

Jan 20th, 2017

This family experience will celebrate the tastes and sounds of Italy on March 16 at Grantham Optimist Club, 188 Linwell Rd. in St. Catharines. There will be a buffet style dinner of salad, pasta, and dessert with gluten-free and vegan options available.

FREE Family Skate

Jan 17th, 2017

You are invited to a FREE Family Skate as part of Hotel Dieu Shaver's Rankin Celebrity Ice Cup, former NHL greats will be skating and signing autographs for those that attend.

Life N Style Niagara - Fundraiser for Hotel Dieu Shaver

Jan 16th, 2017

Join the students in Niagara College's Event Management Program for a unique shopping fundraiser in support of the 20th Annual Many Hands Project to renovate Hotel Dieu Shaver Health & Rehabilitation Centre's Carpentry shop!

Hockey Trivia in Support of Hotel Dieu Shaver

Dec 19th, 2016

Hockey and Trivia enthusiasts get ready to support Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at the Manhattan Bar and Grill in St. Catharines. $15 Trivia & Buffet and amazing raffle prizes!

HDS Foundation Launches 2016 Christmas Campaign

Nov 18th, 2016

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Foundation launched their 2016 Snowflakes and Angels Christmas Campaign at the inaugural ‘An Evening in the Courtyard’ fundraising reception. The event was held in Hotel Dieu Shaver’s 5,700 square feet of therapy space and saw over 250 people in attendance.

Snowflakes & Angels Tree Lighting at City Hall for Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation!

Nov 1st, 2016

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Foundation will be ramping up our Snowflakes and Angels Christmas Campaign during the City of St. Catharines Santa Clause parade, and with an official tree lighting of the Snowflakes & Angels tree at St. Catharines City Hall!

Mountainview Homes Donates $750,000!

Oct 25th, 2016

At the celebration and blessing of the St. Joseph Statue that was once housed at the Hotel Dieu Hospital on Ontario Street, Mountainview Group donated an amazing $750,000 to the hospital’s Foundation.

Hotel Dieu Shaver Open House!

Sep 28th, 2016

You're invited to a Public Open House at Hotel Dieu Shaver Health & Rehabilitation Centre! Taking place on Friday, October 21, 2016 from 1-4pm. Please join us for: Tours of our Programs & Services, Interactive Stations, Refreshments, Giveaways

New tool to Enhance the Patient Experience

Sep 13th, 2016

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre and Niagara Health have invested in an innovative new tool that improves the flow of patients by helping them to more quickly access the proper level of care they need.

Certificate of Accreditation – Hospital Pharmacy

Sep 6th, 2016

We are very proud to announce that Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre’s Pharmacy has received a Certificate of Accreditation from The Ontario College of Pharmacists.

HDS Patient Story - Meet Alan & Cathy Rysdale

Aug 31st, 2016

It was here that Cathy noticed that Alan was on his way to recovery. “I heard a lot of good things about Hotel Dieu Shaver before we even came here,” she says, recalling friends and family members that have been patients here over the years. “Alan’s progression since coming here still amazes me.”

2016 Niagara Golf Marathon

Jul 29th, 2016

100 Holes in 1 day! Support the Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation & OneFoundation for Niagara Health System through this fun, fast-paced event! Whether an individual or a team of two, register today and join us as we “Raise Health Care Above Par”. Space is limited to 36 Golfers so register now!

Boston Pizza 15th Annual Charity Golf Classic

Jul 29th, 2016

Boston Pizza's 15th Annual Charity Golf Classic is taking place on Wednesday August 17th at Legends Golf Resort, Battlefield Course. Join Boston Pizza for a wonderful day of golf, friends and camaraderie, all for a good cause! Details: Registration at 10:00 am. with a Shotgun Start at 11:00 am Lunch & Dinner Included On Course Prizing, Silent & Live Auction For further details, sponsorship opportunities and to register, email: robsmail@bellnet.ca

Community and health take centre stage on day three of Spring Convocation

Jun 29th, 2016

Graduating students who will soon face the challenge of taking healthcare to the next level gained advice from one of Niagara’s most prominent healthcare leaders, Jane Rufrano. Rufrano, who is the CEO/CFO of Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre in St. Catharines, delivered the convocation address to the College’s School of Allied Health Studies, and School of Nursing and Personal Support Worker Studies on the morning of June 23. Reflecting on the changes she has witnessed during

HDS gets its biggest donation ever

Jun 15th, 2016

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre will be able to continue to purchase much needed patient-care equipment and upgrade treatment areas thanks to the largest donation in history to the hospital of $816,694.28 from the healthcare facility’s Foundation.

John Rollo's "Baby Steps"

Jun 2nd, 2016

Former patient John Rollo chronicles his remarkable recovery in his new book "Baby Steps". http://www.friesenpress.com/bookstore/title/119734000028935125

2016 Jeanne Mance Nursing Excellence Award

May 9th, 2016

Leah Kwaak - Awarded the 2016 Jeanne Mance Nursing Excellence Award

3rd Annual Pasta Dinner-Thursday, June 2

May 2nd, 2016

Join us for our 3rd Annual Pasta Dinner on Thursday, June 2! Featuring all-you-can-eat pasta and meatballs at Coppola's Ristorante in St. Catharines from 6-8pm. Tickets are only $15, or reserve a table of 8 for $120.

Help Us Celebrate Doctor's Day - May 1st!

Apr 28th, 2016

Help us recognize the extraordinary contribution made by our doctors! During the month of May send a thank you message by tweeting @hoteldieushaver #DocsRock2016 or make a donation on behalf of one of our extraordinary doctors!

Volunteer Spotlight - Ron Gilbert - Nevada Booth

Apr 12th, 2016

On March 1, 2016, Ron started volunteering with Hotel Dieu Shaver’s Auxiliary. Currently he volunteers in the Nevada booth every Tuesday, but will be training in the Dieu Drop-in Café & Bistro shortly. Ron wanted to volunteer at Hotel Dieu Shaver to give back to the hospital and give thanks for everything that was done for his wife.

2015 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

Mar 31st, 2016

2015 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

2016 Meridian Celebrity Ice Cup

Feb 17th, 2016

For the second year in a row, Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation in partnership with Meridian Credit Union is hosting the Meridian Celebrity Ice Cup – an event that brings Niagara business moguls together with NHL alumni, to support Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre.

Light of Day Canada Shines on Parkinson’s Centre

Jan 25th, 2016

Light of Day Canada presented a $20,000 cheque to the Steve Ludzik Centre for Parkinson’s Rehab from proceeds raised from a Blue Rodeo concert.

Partnering for patients over the busy holiday and winter seasons

Dec 17th, 2015

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Niagara Region Public Health and Niagara Health System are working together to help the public better understand the most appropriate healthcare options available to them if they require medical attention for flu or other illnesses.

Chair Caslin’s Golf Tournament On Par with Healthcare

Dec 8th, 2015

Proving that Niagara Regional Chair Alan Caslin is committed to support healthcare in Niagara, Chair Caslin presented a $25,000 gift to the Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Foundation from proceeds raised from the 2015 Niagara Regional Chair’s Charity Golf Tournament.

Platinum Level - Quality Healthcare Workplace Awards

Nov 5th, 2015

Hotel Dieu Shaver is extremely proud to be awarded Platinum, the highest level achievable.

HDS earns Silver in Green Hospital Scorecard

Oct 28th, 2015

In the Ontario Hospital Association’s (OHA) third year of the Green Hospital Scorecard Program, Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre qualified for the Silver award.