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Volunteer - Meet Mikkayla

Volunteer - Meet Mikkayla

Posted Apr 12th, 2019 in News, Volunteer, Patient

Mikkayla is currently studying Psychology at Brock University and volunteering with the Outpatient Stroke Program in the Steve Ludzik Centre for Parkinson’s Rehab at Hotel Dieu Shaver. Mikkayla has been volunteering at Hotel Dieu...

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Employee - Meet Tanya Vandekamp

Employee - Meet Tanya Vandekamp

Posted Jan 25th, 2019 in Patient

Current Position/Role:  Case Manager in the Social Work Department

How long have you been with HDS? Two and a half years.

What is the best part about your job? ...

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Employee - Meet Lesley Chown

Employee - Meet Lesley Chown

Posted Jan 25th, 2019 in Patient

Current Position/Role? Clinical Dietitian

How long have you been with HDS? I have worked at HDS for 13 years.

What is the best part about your job? One of the...

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Employee - Meet Kris Lidstone

Employee - Meet Kris Lidstone

Posted Dec 11th, 2018 in Patient

Current Position/Role: Assistant

How long have you been with HDS? 25 years

What is the best part about your job: VARIETY! Work is never dull for me! In addition...

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Meet Celine: 2018 Christmas Campaign Feature Patient Story

Meet Celine: 2018 Christmas Campaign Feature Patient Story

Posted Nov 14th, 2018 in News, Patient

Celine is adamant to make the best of what she is given. "I’m so thankful to Hotel Dieu Shaver for giving me this part of my life back. People don’t think about the future. But they need to, and they need to know that Hotel Dieu Shaver is there to help."

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Employee - Meet Heather Housser

Employee - Meet Heather Housser

Posted Oct 4th, 2018 in Patient

Current Position: Communication Disorders Assistant in AAC

How Long: 23 years

What is the best part of your job: My role involves teaching people to use their...

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Meet Bernadette

Meet Bernadette

Posted Oct 2nd, 2018 in News, Patient

“I appreciate what Hotel Dieu Shaver has done for me. I didn’t know anything about the programs and services and the patients that are helped here. It’s the best place to get back on your feet.”

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Employee - Meet Stephanie Ray

Employee - Meet Stephanie Ray

Posted Sep 14th, 2018 in Patient

Stephanie Ray has been a Physiotherapist at Hotel Dieu Shaver for the past 15 years. Her love of physical activity is what drew her to the profession. Nowadays she is not only representing HDS, but our country as well.

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Meet Joy and Mary K

Posted Aug 20th, 2018 in Patient

Joy Dusek arrived at Hotel Dieu Shaver Rehab nearly ten years ago after a horrific automobile accident. The accident took her boyfriend's life and left Joy with some brain trauma. Upon arriving to Hotel Dieu Shaver, Joy was greeted by Mary Kukaryshen (Mary K), Registered Practical Nurse. The brain trauma caused Joy to speak Dutch when she awoke, and ironically Mary K was also Dutch and could speak fluently. The conditions could not have been better.

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HDS Patient Story - Phil Markham

HDS Patient Story - Phil Markham

Posted Aug 10th, 2018 in Patient

As a retired engineer and sales manager, math and science always came easy to Phil – until his stroke. Today, Phil is given homework tailored by his therapists to help him regain his comprehension of letters and numbers.

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