Helping Staff be Their Best

Helping Staff be Their Best

Health care is even more than state-of-the-art equipment and technology; it’s about people too. For that reason, the Aberdeen Health Foundation provides direct support for the training and development of health care staff.

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Pat Lord Award

The Pat Lord Post-Secondary Education Award for Pictou County Adoptees was created in 2009 to recognize the work of Mrs. Pat Lord, Adoption Worker with the Children’s Aid Society of Pictou County, who retired after 39 years of service.

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Dr. Johnnie Miles Williston

Dr. Johnnie Miles Williston

Tegan is a young girl with autism who was late in beginning to speak. Since joining the EIBI program at the Aberdeen Hospital in the past year, Tegan has already learned how to read very well on her own, and is now reading above her age and grade.

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Children’s Aid Society Endowment

Children’s Aid Society Endowment

The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment funds projects that protect children, enhance supports and services for families at risk, and create legacy projects to commemorate the former Children’s Aid Society of Pictou County.

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Supporting the Caregivers

Supporting the Caregivers

Bain Langley Palliative Care Education Endowment

“Thanks to the Bain Langley Palliative Education Endowment, we as health care providers have been given the opportunity to further our education, which in these times of fiscal restraints would not otherwise be possible.”
~ Bonnie Mason

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The McGee Family Story

The McGee Family Story

Palliative Care Unit Endowment

“There is such a misconception that Palliative Care is only about dying. It is really about helping patients to live as well as they can for as long as they can.”
~ Maggie McGee

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Living & Giving with Gusto

Living & Giving with Gusto

Legacy Giving

Even though Don Horne was raised, as he describes, true to his Scottish roots – to work hard, save every penny, and never buy on credit – today Don is giving his life’s legacy away with gusto, and in his own words he’s “having a ball”.

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Cora’s New Hope

Cora’s New Hope

Sandbar Mental Health Endowment

“New Hope gave me a reason to get up and get dressed three days a week. It stabilized an unstable situation. When I was diagnosed I realized that I had a real problem with real solutions.”
~ Cora Lee O’Laney

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Raising the Bar for Patient Care

Raising the Bar for Patient Care

Medical Equipment Endowment

“Today, I am back to full health and leading a normal life thanks to the state of the art CT Scanner, the diagnostic imaging staff at the Aberdeen Hospital and the care of my neurosurgeon.”
~ Peter Crawford

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