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Celebrating the diverse and critical role of Respiratory Therapists

… … There is no better time than Respiratory Therapy Week (October 25-31) for the Aberdeen Health Foundation to recognize and celebrate the commitment and dedication of the remarkable team at the Aberdeen Hospital. This year in particular has brought into focus the exceptional work of this diverse and critical group of specialists.   Throughout…

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Music Therapy: Enhancing Wellbeing and Creating a Unique Legacy

… … “The value of the Music Therapy program I could not put in dollars and cents. It allowed me to experience things that I would not have been able to express without Kelsey’s knowledge, expertise and supportive guidance as we formulated a legacy for my family. What a valuable way to help me express…

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Working together and responding during extraordinary times

… As Nova Scotians and the rest of the world grappled with the swift and dramatic effects of COVID-19, everyone quickly realized who our essential workers and frontline heroes were. They kept grocery stores, gas stations, and pharmacies open, transported supplies, and provided vital services to those in need. Among those heavily relied upon have…

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A Grateful Patient Finds a Great Way to Give Back

… … In 2019 during a visit on PEI, Cathy Boswell slipped and took a tumble with severe consequences. She was advised to see her doctor and set up orthopedic and physiotherapy treatments when she returned to Nova Scotia. Once home however, in pain and extreme discomfort she decided it was best to go to…

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Kindness Rocks at the Aberdeen Hospital

… … Calling all artists, creative-types and anyone looking to show support to our amazing team of health care workers. The Aberdeen Health Foundation and Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary are creating a Gratitude Garden at the hospital. This can be a great project for the whole family.  Everyone is invited to paint rocks with fun and…

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Thank you for being there.

… When the global pandemic was declared, the Aberdeen Health Foundation was able to immediately transition staff to working remotely. It was an easy thing to do and allowed us to protect others, especially our colleagues here at the hospital who do not get that choice. We are fortunate in Pictou County to have such…

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AHF Office Update

  … This summer is bringing welcome easing of restrictions related to Covid 19. Aberdeen Health Foundation offices are in high traffic areas and therefore our staff will continue to work remotely until further notice. By temporarily remaining closed we can contribute to the protection of our NSHA colleagues and anyone entering the hospital. We…

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Annual General Meeting: Sharing Stories of Gratitude

… The Foundation invites the community to our AGM on Thursday, March 5th at 6:30. The meeting will be in the Aberdeen Hospital Boardroom on the 1st Floor*. Pictured left to right. Front: Harry Munro, Janice Fraser, Lisa MacDonald, Melissa Jackson, Valerie Ryan, Robyn Eaton, Executive Director Michelle Ferris; Back: Mark Wiseman, Rae Gunn, Neil Bysterveldt,…

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