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News & Updates on Hotel Dieu Shaver

Your source for the latest Hotel Dieu Shaver news, updates, and publications.

Media Inquires

Direct all media questions to our Communications Specialist:
Mary Jane Johnson
905.685.1381 ext. 84826

Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital receives over $662,000 from its Foundation

Jun 13th, 2019

On Thursday, June 13, the Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation presented Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre with a cheque for $662,040.74 for the hospital’s 2018-2019 equipment and programming needs. The presentation was made at the Foundation’s annual Pasta Dinner and donor recognition event which saw over 430 staff, patients, volunteers and community members.

Hotel Dieu Shaver's 2018-2019 Annual Report

Jun 12th, 2019

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre and its Foundation are pleased to share its 2018-2019 Annual Report.

Hotel Dieu Shaver Celebrates $1,000,000 milestone from Auxiliary

Apr 12th, 2019

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre honoured its 121 dedicated Auxiliary and volunteer members at its annual appreciation luncheon held Friday, April 12th at Club Roma in St. Catharines. At the luncheon, the hospital’s Auxiliary announced its total amount in donations was $1,075,524 since Hotel Dieu Shaver’s formation in 2005.

The SPIRIT Newsletter - April 2019

Apr 11th, 2019

For the latest news on Hotel Dieu Shaver - April 2019.

HDS Accredited with Exemplary Standing

Mar 7th, 2019

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre has been awarded a four year accreditation With Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada.

Employee - Meet John Attard

May 14th, 2019

Hotel Dieu Shaver Receives Top Scores in Employee and Physician Survey

May 2nd, 2019

Employee and Physician Engagement Surveys were conducted at Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre from October 24th to November 30th, 2018 using Metrics@Work, a provider of organizational measurement and consulting. The results revealed that Hotel Dieu Shaver scored above average for 25 out of 25 healthcare comparators (25 organizations and 30,000 survey respondents).

Volunteer - Meet Mikkayla

Apr 12th, 2019

Request for Public Feedback - HDS Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Mar 27th, 2019

In accordance with the Excellent Care for All Act, Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre recommends an amendment to its Patient Rights and Responsibilities (in italics). Hotel Dieu Shaver makes every effort to build our facility on the principle of mutual respect and would like to update its current Patient Rights and Responsibilities to reflect our beliefs. Hotel Dieu Shaver would appreciate the public consult on the proposed changes.

2018 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

Mar 26th, 2019

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.

The SPIRIT - March 2019

Mar 18th, 2019

The SPIRIT Newsletter - March 2019 Edition

3rd Annual Update in Rehabilitation Medicine

Feb 28th, 2019

Hotel Dieu Shaver hosted its 3rd Annual Update in Rehabilitation Medicine.

Celebrity Ice Cup Scores Big for Hotel Dieu Shaver

Feb 24th, 2019

On behalf of the Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation, the Board of Directors, and patients, we want to thank our generous sponsors, the countless volunteers, including our incredible staff, who helped make the 2019 Celebrity Ice Cup a success.  To the 18 teams who worked tirelessly to raise funds for Hotel Dieu Shaver - we thank you for your dedication and hard work in ensuring that our facility has the equipment needed to empower our patients to reach their optimal level of health and well-being.

Expanding Rehabilitation Care in the Niagara Region

Feb 8th, 2019

Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure, were at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre today to announce a $500,000 planning grant for the proposed expansion of rehabilitation beds.

The SPIRIT - January 2019

Jan 9th, 2019

Meet Celine: 2018 Christmas Campaign Feature Patient Story

Nov 14th, 2018

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."

The SPIRIT - November 2018 Edition

Nov 14th, 2018

The SPIRIT - October 2018 Edition

Oct 10th, 2018

Meet Bernadette

Oct 2nd, 2018

“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.”

The SPIRIT - September 2018 Edition

Sep 13th, 2018

NOW ACCEPTING PATIENTS: Rankin Family Cancer Rehab Program

Sep 7th, 2018

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?

Change in Senior Leadership

Aug 6th, 2018

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

The SPIRIT - June 2018 Edition

Jun 15th, 2018

Hotel Dieu Shaver Launches Cancer Rehab Program

May 22nd, 2018

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.

The SPIRIT - May 2018 Edition

May 18th, 2018

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MPP Bradley Announces $500,000 for Hotel Dieu Shaver Planning Grant

May 4th, 2018

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.

The SPIRIT - April 2018 Edition

Apr 23rd, 2018

Stay up to date with all things Hotel Dieu Shaver!

2017 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

Mar 29th, 2018

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.

Hotel Dieu Shaver's Half Day in Rehab Conference

Mar 6th, 2018

NHL Alumni Lace up their Skates for Hotel Dieu Shaver

Mar 2nd, 2018

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.

Know your healthcare options in Niagara

Dec 22nd, 2017

2017 Snowflakes & Angels Christmas Campaign Launched - Meet Adam!

Nov 16th, 2017

Sometimes the eyes can say more than the mouth. This couldn’t be more true for Adam Skinner.

HDS Volunteer - Meet Ron Gilbert

Oct 10th, 2017

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 SPIRIT newsletter - September 2017 Edition

Sep 20th, 2017

Improving the Patient Experience: Ray Van Osch

Sep 11th, 2017

“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."

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.

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

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.