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NOW ACCEPTING PATIENTS: Are you or a loved one an oncology patient who have completed their treatment within the last 3 months, or who are under consideration for treatment and have been identified for being at risk for functional decline post cancer treatment?
Please be advised that Ms. Jane Rufrano, CEO, has elected to retire from Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre effective August 1, 2018. We would like to sincerely thank Jane for her tenure and service to the Hotel Dieu Shaver and the community we serve. She has dedicated her entire career to healthcare in Niagara. Since 2005, in her capacity as CEO, Jane led the organization through significant change, the assumption of the Shaver Hospital/Niagara Rehab and subsequent growth. We w
Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre announced the creation of an outpatient Cancer Rehabilitation Program intended for oncology patients that have completed or are going through treatment.
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MPP for St. Catharines, Jim Bradley announced a $500,000 grant to allow Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre to plan for an expansion of rehabilitation beds in Niagara.
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In accordance with the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996, Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre is publishing a list of employees who earned over $100,000 in salary and taxable benefits during the previous calendar year.
NHL Alumni laced-up their skates to face off with and against Niagara hockey amateurs for Hotel Dieu Shaver’s Foundation 4th annual Rankin Celebrity Ice Cup. The two-day event brought in over $204,000 for the rehabilitation hospital’s Foundation.
Sometimes the eyes can say more than the mouth. This couldn’t be more true for Adam Skinner.
Ron’s wife Katy was a patient at Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre from January 8, 2014 to December 1, 2015, (nearly 2 years) with stage 4 breast cancer.
“The diagnosis of ALS is traumatic, taking a toll physically, as well as mentally and emotionally. Thank you to the AAC Team for helping make our lives easier."
The Hotel Dieu Shaver’s Electrodiagnostic Clinic offers EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies with or without Electrodiagnostic consultation.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.”
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
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.
Former patient John Rollo chronicles his remarkable recovery in his new book "Baby Steps". http://www.friesenpress.com/bookstore/title/119734000028935125
Leah Kwaak - Awarded the 2016 Jeanne Mance Nursing Excellence Award
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!
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Hotel Dieu Shaver is extremely proud to be awarded Platinum, the highest level achievable.