• Because of the Brenda's legacy gift... patients and residents enjoy the best care.
  • Because of their service ... St. Joseph's is proud to care for those who bring the battle home.

Supporting Patients & Residents

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Season of Celebration has raised more than $4 million for patient and resident care and comfort needs since 1990.

Past gifts have made it possible to fund a variety of projects and care equipment, such as pressure reducing mattresses, blanket warmers, wheelchairs, ultrasound machines and exercise equipment.

Here are some of the care and comfort items you’ve helped purchase for residents and patients at St. Joseph’s over the years:

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  • 1990 - Bed Check System 
  • 1991 - Rehabilitation Research 
  • 1993 - Patient Monitoring System 
  • 1994 - Ceiling Lifts 
  • 1996 - Pro-motion wheelchairs 
  • 1997 - Veterans Memorial Park 
  • 1998 - Ventilators 
  • 1999 - Driving Assessment Centre 
  • 2001 - Refurbishment of the Parkwood Independent Living Unit 
  • 2002 - Installation of new radio/television systems 
  • 2004 - Therapeutic garden 
  • 2006 - Electric wheelchairs and new manual wheelchairs
  • 2007 - State-of-the-art eye care technology
  • 2008 - Imaging equipment 
  • 2010 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine
  • 2013 - Patient and resident transfer bus for recreational activities
  • 2015 - Renovations to the Palliative Care Unit at Parkwood Institute
  • 2016 - Specialized wheelchairs

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