Latest Village Voice (The Village at St. Clair)

July 28, 2016
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Kinesiology student Natalie Heeney sparks new energy among neighbours By Kristian Partington Nearly 200 riders in the 2016 Tour de France travelled 3,535 km through 21 different stages in four separate countries during the first three weeks of July. Le Tour de France, St. Clair edition, required... Read more
July 11, 2016
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David Hands says innovation means always striving to be better By Kristian Partington David Hands made sure he was among the large group from Windsor representing The Village of Aspen Lake and The Village at St. Clair during the 2nd annual Innovation Summit hosted in June by Schlegel Villages and... Read more
June 30, 2016
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The people who are excited about what they see, that’s who we want,’ says DOC By Kristian Partington Among the crowd of almost 200 people who’s gathered in mid-June at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton for the 2nd annual Innovation summit presented by Schlegel Villages and the Schlegel-UW... Read more
March 10, 2016
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First year nursing students exposed to the social model of living in long-term care By Kristian Partington When the early vision of a new Schlegel Village in Windsor first came into focus, St. Clair College was always in view. The new village was meant to be more than a long-term care home – it... Read more
October 16, 2015
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Village vision comes to life as neighbours share their experience By Kristian Partington Guests, dignitaries and team members gathered together with the neighbours who call the Village at St. Clair home to officially mark the village’s grand opening on Oct. 15. It was fitting that more than a year... Read more
September 3, 2015
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For one neighbour at St. Clair, the benefits are plain to see By Kristian Partington Not long after Amanda Jones began working in a new full time position with the recreation team in the Kingsville neighbourhood in the Village at St. Clair, she met a neighbour named Richard. Compared to many who... Read more
July 7, 2015
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Village at St. Clair and Layered Natured Framework By Kristian Partington When someone who is living with cognitive impairment, such as a brain injury or dementia, expresses themselves physcially with their caregiver, it’s not uncommon for the report to say something along the lines of, ‘It came... Read more
March 5, 2015
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St. Clair team inspires ‘180-degree turnaround’ By Kristian Partington “I cried my eyes out the day I had to sign the paperwork,” Dave Hands says, recalling the moment he knew he could no longer care for his wife, Sharon Thomas, at home. “I just didn’t want to do it.” When they married a short... Read more
January 15, 2015
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Powerful new understandings as neighbours describe why they want to #ENDALZ By Kristian Partington The Village at St. Clair in Windsor, like so many places across the country that serve older adults who are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, is eager to show strength and... Read more
November 27, 2014
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‘There is so much caring here,’ says neighbour Maryanne Jobin By Kristian Partington Maryanne Jobin’s lungs only function at 17 per cent of their capacity as she battles against emphysema for breath every day. A year ago, they were at 24 per cent, she says, reminding herself that each day is a gift... Read more

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