Latest Village Voice (Fairview Nursing Home)

On a sunny morning in early May, Bob boarded a VIA train in Toronto alongside team members Angela Keller, Courtney Clouthier and Crystal Hill. They were in Ottawa by early afternoon.
May 9, 2019
- Village Voice
Bob Rook looks up from his wheelchair to a life-sized model of a reconnaissance airplane from The Great War hanging in Ottawa’s Canadian War Museum. It’s much like the one his uncle flew and died in somewhere over the bloody, mud-caked battlefields of Europe more than 15 years before Bob was born... Read more
Connect the Dots - The Schlegel Villages Customer Experience
March 28, 2019
- Village Voice
The quality and impact of customer experience is central to the success or failure of any business in any type of service industry and the residents and families who choose to access the support and services offered within Schlegel Villages are the customers that matter most. In March 2018,... Read more
The Fairview Team at Toronto's George Brown College.
February 25, 2019
- Village Voice
In the depths of February just before Valentine’s Day, four people from Toronto’s Fairview Nursing Home descended upon George Brown College with a green bench to sit upon and wisdom to share with anyone who chose to stop and chat. Marie McCrindle and Bob Rook both make their home at Fairview and... Read more
July 25, 2017
- Village Voice
Heads turn when Fairview Nursing Home hits the streets of Toronto upon the two new custom tricycles the home purchased this year. Each is capable of holding a resident upon a front platform that can either lock a wheelchair safely into place or offers a safe seat upon the other, and they work under... Read more
July 5, 2017
- Village Voice
Fairview Nursing Home’s investment in emotional well-being for its Team As the autumn months of 2016 moved into the dark of winter at Fairview Nursing Home in Toronto’s west-end, the small community of 108 residents and the team that supports them suffered a series of losses. Each one compounded... Read more
June 16, 2017
- Village Voice
Nearly 200 research and innovation champions gather for annual summit Over the course of two days in the middle of June, the 3rd annual Schlegel Villages/RIA Innovation Summit brought nearly 200 people from across both organizations into the conference rooms of Kitchener’s Holiday Inn. Along with... Read more
January 31, 2017
- Village Voice
Throughout the villages, people gather for final events of a month of awareness By Kristian Partington There are few people in modern society who are not connected to the realities of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in some way. It’s almost certain that in everyone’s life, a family... Read more
December 1, 2016
- Village Voice
Residents’ council president shares insights on changes in her home By Kristian Partington In the post-recovery aftermath of a car accident, Sylvia Udale-Clough found herself in a new home – one she says she never expected. Though she’s still only in her 60s, Fairview Nursing Home in downtown... Read more
December 31, 2015
- Village Voice
Fairview feels the Christmas Spirit from sister villages By Kristian Partington Back in April when it was announced that Toronto’s Fairview Nursing Home would become part of the Schlegel Villages family of long-term care and retirement homes, it was a little difficult for residents and team members... Read more
December 3, 2015
- Village Voice
Renewal of wedding vows brings the home together By Kristian Partington Practically every day in the past two years since his wife, Brenda, moved into Fairview Nursing Home on the Western Edge of downtown Toronto, Brian Bolwer has made the four-hour walk in both directions to visit her. This is the... Read more

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