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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 & Public Relations Department:

905.685.1381 ext. 84825

Celebrating 40 years of Religious Profession - Sister Louise Dillon

Sep 17th, 2021

Please join us in celebrating Sister Louise and wishing her the happiest of anniversary’s on this momentous occasion.

Changes to Patient Visitation at HDS

Sep 2nd, 2021

New changes, effective September 4th, 2021

A Message from the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Norfolk Brant Burlington Hospital Presidents and CEOs

Aug 19th, 2021

August 19, 2021 - Implementation of vaccination policies

Hotel Dieu Shaver Supports Pride Month

Jun 1st, 2021


2021 RHSJ Physician Excellence Award Recipient

May 3rd, 2021

Congratulations Dr. Jack Luce!

Celebrating our Physicians

Apr 30th, 2021

Doctors' Day - May 1st

National Volunteer Week - April 18-24

Apr 19th, 2021

Thank you to our volunteers!

Flag at Half-Mast

Apr 9th, 2021

In memory of His Royal Highness Prince Philip.

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month

Apr 6th, 2021

Living Well with Parkinson's Disease.

Pharmacy Awareness Month - Meet Brad

Mar 15th, 2021

March is Pharmacy Awareness Month

National Day of Observance for COVID-19

Mar 11th, 2021

The Government of Canada has designated March 11th as a National Day of Observance

Meet our Therapeutic Rec Team!

Feb 23rd, 2021

February is Therapeutic Recreation Month - meet our team at HDS!

Hotel Dieu Shaver Launches New and Innovative Post-COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program

Feb 22nd, 2021

Hotel Dieu Shaver (HDS) is very pleased to announce that a new and innovative post-acute COVID-19 inpatient rehabilitation program has been launched at HDS.

Honouring Jennifer Hansen

Feb 17th, 2021

Congratulations Jennifer Hansen on being awarded Rotary's Paul Harris Fellow.

Inclement Weather Notice

Feb 16th, 2021

February 16th, 2021

COVID-19 Outbreak Status Declared Over

Feb 8th, 2021

Read more about the current COVID-19 outbreak at HDS.

Outpatient Services Ramp Up Plan

Feb 1st, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Hotel Dieu Shaver will be resuming outpatient services based on a gradual phased approach.

COVID-19 Outbreak Update & Outpatient Rehabilitation Changes

Dec 30th, 2020

Read more about the current COVID-19 outbreak at HDS.

Community Flu Clinics in Niagara

Oct 22nd, 2020

Click here to get information on Niagara's community flu clinics.

The SPIRIT - October 2020

Oct 7th, 2020

The SPIRIT - October 2020

2019-2020 Annual Report

Sep 22nd, 2020

We are pleased to share the highlights and accomplishments of our last fiscal year with you.

HDS healthcare worker tests positive for COVID-19

Jul 19th, 2020

One staff member at Hotel Dieu Shaver has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating at home. At this point, there are no other known cases within the hospital involving either staff or patients.

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre confirms CEO

Jun 5th, 2020

The Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre Board of Trustees is pleased to confirm the appointment of Lynne Pay as the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer. Anne Atkinson, Board Chair and Dr. Robert Stewart, President of The Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph of the Hotel Dieu of St. Catharines confirmed the appointment today.

Hotel Dieu Shaver Receives $1.15 Million as Part of Government’s Investment in Hospital Infrastructure

Dec 18th, 2019

This morning at Niagara Health’s St. Catharines site, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott announced a government investment of $175 million to help hospitals across Ontario maintain infrastructure to ensure safe...

He won’t quit: NOTL author chronicles life’s ups and downs

Nov 28th, 2019

Meet Mike Keenan, an NOTL author and past patient of Hotel Dieu Shaver.

The SPIRIT Newsletter - November 2019 Edition

Nov 27th, 2019

Please click on the link below to view the latest edition of The SPIRIT newsletter - November 2019.

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Director of Communications and Public Relations Appointment

Nov 6th, 2019

We are very pleased to advise that Mr. Dean Lorenz will be joining Hotel Dieu Shaver as Director of Communications and Special Projects.

Dean holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (marketing major), and is a Communications and ...

Highly Integrated Rehabilitation Outreach Service

Oct 11th, 2019

Last week the Provincial Government announced a significant investment in a program designed to improve patient flow, provide safe discharges and better connect patients with rehabilitation services in the community. In partnership with Niagara Health, Hotel Dieu Shaver will be part of an OT/PT team that will provide assessment and rehabilitation treatment to patients at Niagara Health acute-care sites.

The Niagara Ontario Health Team - Équipe Santé Ontario Niagara

Oct 10th, 2019

The provincial government’s Ministry of Health has announced a new vision for health care in Ontario. A key element of their strategy involves setting up Ontario Health Teams, or OHTs, which the government has defined as groups of care providers and organizations that are clinically and financially accountable for delivering a full and coordinated continuum of care to a defined population.

The SPIRIT Newsletter - September 2019 Edition

Sep 27th, 2019

Please click on the link below to view the latest edition of The SPIRIT newsletter - Summer 2019.

The SPIRIT - September 2019

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre Planning Grant Update

Sep 23rd, 2019

As you will recall, the Minister of Health and the Minister of Infrastructure attended the Hospital in February of 2019 to confirm that Hotel Dieu Shaver would be receiving a planning grant for expansion of our inpatient beds.

Employee Spotlight - Lynne Pay

Aug 6th, 2019

What is your current position/role? I am the Vice President of Corporate Services and am currently honoured to be also serving as the Interim CEO for the Hotel Dieu Shaver.

The SPIRIT Newsletter- Summer 2019 edition

Aug 2nd, 2019

Check out the Summer 2019 edition of The SPIRIT newsletter!

Niagara Ontario Health Team selected to move forward with full application

Jul 18th, 2019

Hotel Dieu Shaver is pleased to share with you that the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care announced that Niagara has been approved to move forward to submit a full application for an Ontario Health Team (OHT).

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.

Employee - Meet John Attard

May 14th, 2019

John will be retiring from Hotel Dieu Shaver on May 17th, 2019.

Current Position:  I was hired by Niagara Rehab as the Professional Practice Leader, Speech Language Pathology in 1997.  Since 2013 I...

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).

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.

Volunteer - Meet Mikkayla

Apr 12th, 2019

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 S...