Latest Village Voice (The Village at St. Clair)

“Anytime I see someone who works at Schlegel Villages, I can tell that they work at Schlegel Villages in the way that they carry themselves and the way they speak of what they do,” Antonio says. “It’s different.”
June 14, 2021
- Village Voice
Antonio Guglietti has been a respiratory therapist with ProResp for 17 years, often supporting patients in their own home but also caring for the needs of long-term care residents in need of supplemental respiratory support. The first connection he ever had with Schlegel Villages was in The Village... Read more
Noel and Victor ride the duet bike at The Village at St. Clair in Windsor
May 25, 2021
- Village Voice
When Victor Domagala’s health began to turn and the support staff with the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network suggested his wife Gail consider the possibility of long-term care, she consulted a friend who works in the sector in the Woodstock area. Noel and Victor at The Village at St... Read more
After a year under COVID-19, we reflect on the struggle and the beauty, and we look to the future with hope.
March 10, 2021
- Village Voice
Reflections and hope A year under COVID-19 Main Street in The Village of Wentworth Heights was abuzz with activity on March 12, 2020 as the Village celebrated the artwork of a talented retirement home resident. Guests mingled and viewed the various paintings of landscapes and seascapes; there were... Read more
Relationships in the realm of an RPN Village Voice Story
March 5, 2021
- Village Voice
To be a nurse is to answer a calling. There is an inherent kindness and compassion mixed with a desire to do anything possible to make the life of someone else a little easier. The RPNs who come alongside the residents of Schlegel Villages seem to bring even more of themselves, for they are not... Read more
Team members from across the organization have been able to  support their brothers and sisters during times of great challenge.  Brad Schlegel was able to see this in action during his time over Christmas in The Village at St,.Clair. 
December 30, 2020
- Village Voice
At the close of year measured by sacrifice and loss, it’s worth noting what has lifted the spirit and offered signs of hope. Within the Schlegel Villages community, one such beacon has been the ways in which Villages and team members have supported each other during the times of greatest difficulty... Read more
Chantell and Terrance have felt immense support as they've offered to care for six children who tragically lost their parents. Some of the support came from their  Schlegel Villages family through the Wilfred Schlegel Hope Fund
October 23, 2020
- Village Voice
In early September, Chantell Hursts’ life changed while braiding a little girl’s hair. Chantell and Terrance have felt immense support as they've offered to care for six children who tragically lost their parents. Some of the support came from their Schlegel Villages family through the Wilfred... Read more
Angelo Ciardella and Trenee Webster are both personal support workers from The Village at St. Clair in Windsor
October 14, 2020
- Village Voice
When the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic was at its peak, many long-term care and retirement homes across the country grappled with immense pressure. There were so many unknowns and among the great challenges was ensuring care teams were stable, especially in homes that saw people off in 14-day... Read more
#IGiveHope is a reminder of the legacy behind the Fund; Wilfred Schlegel was a humble community builder, always there to lend a hand, and Schlegel Villages team members embody that spirit every day.
October 5, 2020
- Village Voice
When Ron Schlegel speaks about his father, Wilfred, there is reverence in his voice. When his sons speak of their grandfather, admiration shines through, as does their commitment to follow his example as a generous community builder always looking for opportunities to help a neighbour. When the... Read more
July 24, 2020
- Village Voice
A family member’ brush with COVID-19 Those who work alongside our most vulnerable community citizens understand implicitly how devastating COVID-19 can be, but for those outside of the sector, until one is faced with the threat in their own lives, it can still seem somewhat abstract. A family... Read more
Beyond basic, sensible approaches to infection control, our team members are going above and beyond to support residents in The Villages.
March 17, 2020
- Village Voice
The world is changing before our eyes as communities in every corner of the globe manage the COVID-19 crisis and work to protect those at the greatest of risk. This situation is unprecedented and in every Schlegel Village, teams are working tirelessly to support residents in every way they can. It... Read more

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