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Don & Mary at The Village at University Gates Curiosity Fair
Village Voice

University Gates Innovation Team brings Generations...

University Gates’ Don Nightingale says he’s sharing the bragging rights his Village earned at the Schlegel Olympics in February as he sits beside the booth he helped create for the recent Curiosity Fair, hosted at the RIA’s Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Aging next door. University Gates...
Vicki St. Amand sings Gonna Be Okay in support of the Huntington Society
Village Promotion, Recreation

Gonna Be Okay | by University Gates Resident Vicki St...

Listen, Purchase and Share the song 'Gonna Be Okay' by Vicki St. Amand to support the work of the Huntington Society of Canada. Vicki along with University Gates' Music Therapist Melissa Jessop Vicki St. Amand loves music - and music therapy seemed to be a perfect fit when she was wanting to work...
Team Member offers quality care to resident in a wheelchair
Village Voice

Experiential Learning through Excellence in Resident...

It’s one thing to be trained to provide personal care for someone who is physically or cognitively unable to provide it for themself. It’s another thing entirely to know what it feels like to have someone provide that care for you – to have someone brush your teeth or your hair for you, or dress...
Customer Experience Panel at Schlegel Villages Leadership retreat
Village Voice

Connecting the Dots in the Customer Experience

The idea of treating the people who live in a long-term care or retirement setting as ‘patients’ being treated for the symptoms of old age is no longer acceptable within any organization that wants to be successful in the sector. The fact is, these residents are people accessing a service and just...
Jamie Schlegel addresses the graduates of the Conestoga College Leadership in Long Term Care & Retirement Living Graduates
Village Voice

Honouring the 'Heart of Leadership'

When Mary-Lou van der horst asked nearly 300 people on Day 1 of the annual Schlegel Villages Leadership Retreat to raise their hands if they were graduates of the Leadership Program for Long-Term Care and Retirement Living, a vast majority responded affirmatively. “Whoa,” she responded. “That’s a...

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