F.J. Davey

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Caring Environments for Everyday Living

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We are a "SCENT FREE" environment

SAULT STE. MARIE - The City's largest nursing home is seeking committed, experienced and caring Board members who are passionate about ensuring quality long-term care to the 374 residents of the F. J. Davey Home and supporting the Home's 400+ staff. The F. J. Davey Home is a not-for-profit corporation, managed through a service contract by the Home's operational partner Extendicare Assist.

The FJ Davey Home is looking to add to its board of directors. This volunteer position is part of a governance team that meets monthly via virtual or on site attendance to provide over-all direction so that the Home meets its obligations as outlined in the Ministry of Health, Fixing Long Term Care Act, 2021. The board has a maximum membership of 11 persons and meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 4:00 pm, not including July and August. Monthly commitment to prepare for and attend meetings is approximately 4 to 6 hours per month.

Currently, the Board of Directors are seeking additional individuals with an emphasis on experience with continuous quality improvement, risk management and Finance. Previous experience with public sector and governance boards is an asset.

The twelve distinct resident home areas are supported by full time physician availability, Nurse practitioner services, registered nursing, registered practical nurses and a broad care team including personal support workers, activities department, behavioral support team, social worker and full dietary services.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please reach out to Connie Lee Executive Director at connie.lee@fjdaveyhome.org

The F.J. Davey Home, located at 733 Third Line East, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, is a three level 374 bed long-term care nursing home. The Home is designed to care for its residents in a homelike environment within 12 Resident Home Areas (RHA’s). Ten of the RHA’s accommodate 32 residents each and two of them are home to 27 residents each. Each RHA is designed so that when you enter through the "front door" you find yourself in the living room. The dining room and dedicated activity room are adjacent to this area. The resident’s bedrooms are found down two corridors with access to the Spa area from either hallway. The Charting Centre found on each RHA provides easy access to nursing staff by residents and their families.

Names for the Resident Home Areas were chosen by the residents and are depicted at the main entrance to each RHA and throughout by way of room identification and way finding signage. On each level you will find: Apple Orchard, Birch Lane, Cedar Grove and Driftwood Beach.

Each adjacent pair of RHA’s share a food service area, medication room, treatment room and are joined by a staff corridor.

Do You have a Concern or Question

If you have a concern or question that you would like to speak to someone about, the following steps are encouraged:

1) Speak with the staff directly about the concern. If this does not address the issue, please speak with the manager of the department.

2) If this is not effective, a concern can be brought forward in writing. This is given to the department manager. A response will be provided to you within 10 business days

3) You can bring a concern forward to the Residents Council or to the Family Council. A response will be provided to the Council Chair within 10 business days

4) You can call the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care directly with a concern or question. The number is noted below

5) You can reach out to the Patient Ombudsman with a question or to note a concern. The number is noted below

6) If you wish to bring a concern or question to the Board of Directors, please provide a written summary of the question, along with your name and contact information to the Administrator. You will be provided with additional information on what is required to be added to the Agenda for the Board of Directors.

Please Note the following Information is provided if there is a wish to follow up further with the MOHLTC

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