Activities & Events
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The Home has a beautiful, dedicated multi-faith worship center which is accessible to residents, families and staff for private worship and other individual or group religious activities. The Home employs a Chaplain who co-ordinates regular denominational and inter-denominational services which are held in the worship centre. The residents also have access to spiritual companion volunteers who visit for prayer, study, companionship and friendship. In addition, the chaplain offers pastoral counseling, grief and bereavement support, palliative care support, arranges memorial services and individualized contact when needed.
Education is provided throughout the year to our volunteers, staff, residents and families keeping them updated on the Ministry changes, influenza and how virus’ spread, hand washing, as well as residents rights.
Our Business Office is open during the week, with evening and weekend appointments available on request. Our approach is to assist our families as well as our residents with the transition to your loved ones' new home.
The recreation and activities department is organized to provide age appropriate recreational, creative and educational opportunities based on and responsive to the abilities, strengths, needs, interests and former life style of the resident. Residents are also encouraged to remain active in any clubs or activities with which they were previously associated. Within the Home there is a daily program of activities such as fun & fitness, card parties, bingo, music, sing-a-longs and parties for special events. A handicap accessible bus is available for staff to take residents on outings away from the Home. These outings include scheduled regular shopping trips and luncheons. Please check our Activity calendars located on our main page!
Craft/Activity rooms are available in each resident home area for resident use and are geared to individual abilities of the residents. The programs operate every day and offer a variety of crafts and activities.
A monthly newsletter, "Home Happenings", is prepared to provide residents and families with schedules of events and interesting news items and information. ‘Home Happenings’ newsletter also available online from F. J. Davey Home website.
We would like to remind all family members and visitors that the FJ Davey home is a scent free environment. The gift of flowers is a beautiful gesture but unfortunately cases many health issues amongst our residents and staff. Items like non-flower plants is a preferred alternative. Your support in ensuring a scent free environment is appreciated.Personal Entertainment
Residents may arrange for telephone service in their room. This service is provided by the home at a monthly fee. Unfortunately, it is not possible to transfer your existing service or retain your current telephone number. The basic cost plus any long distance charges are billed to the trust account on a monthly basis. Residents may choose to have the Sault Star delivered to their room at the available standard rates determined by the supplier. In room cable tv and internet service is available. Please note all costs are subject to change. Shaw Go-WiFi internet service is available in the central core of the Home. (please note Shaw Go-WiFi has limited availability)
Outgoing mail and courier services are available at the Reception Desk at rates determined by the supplier. Incoming mail is delivered to resident rooms.
Libraries are located in several areas of the Home and are for the use of all residents.
Consistent with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, the policy of the Home is to prohibit smoking anywhere within the building at any time. All parties must cooperate to provide a safe environment.Outdoor Designated Smoking Areas
- Residents assessed and determined not at risk, are permitted to smoke in the designated smoking shelter outside, located to the left of the main entrance. Smoking outside the Home is prohibited within nine (9) meters of any entrance to the building and under any canopy attached to the building
- Visitors smoking outside are restricted to the designated smoking shelter, only when there is sufficient space, as priority is given to our residents
Alcoholic beverages, subject to Doctor’s approval, are available Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m in Maple Court, level 1. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted outside of this area.
The Tuck Shop is open daily from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is operated by the Home’s Auxiliary with the assistance of church groups and other organizations. Concessions, crafts, health and beauty aids and small gift items may be purchased during this time.Announcement
The Board of Trustees is looking for a new member to join the 9 member Board. Applicants must be of 18 years of age or more. The primary obligation of the FJDavey Board is to ensure the Home operates and is managed in compliance with the LTC Homes Act (2010). The term of a Board member is 2 years and may be renewed up to 3 times.
Please forward any expressions of interest to Connie Lee Executive Director - firstname.lastname@example.org - 705-942-2204 ext. 217