News

June 29, 2022 COVID-19 Update

29 June 2022

Family Update June 29, 2022 COVID-19 Update: Outbreak(s) at RHC: We have no active COVID-19 outbreaks at this time at RHC We do have one resident positive for COVID and a few residents/patients who have been swabbed and are awaiting their COVID-19 test result We do have a few residents/patients who are on enhanced isolation…
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Research Participants Needed : “Is the Grass Greener? Practice, Policy & Perspectives of Cannabis Use at Riverview Health Centre”

2 June 2022

Researchers from the University of Manitoba and Riverview Health Centre are conducting a research study that is exploring how cannabis use (which also has been known as marijuana), both for medical and recreational reasons, is being addressed at Riverview Health Centre. There has been growing interest among older adults and those living with chronic illness…
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Riverview Health Centre Foundation Hiring

11 May 2022

We’re Hiring Intro Riverview Health Centre Foundation has an amazing opportunity for a caring, creative, highly organized event planner and communicator to join our team as our Events and Communications Coordinator. Who we are, what we do and how we help: Riverview Health Centre Foundation raises funds in support of Riverview Health Centre a 387-bed…
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Family Update May 2, 2022

2 May 2022

Family Update May 2, 2022 COVID-19 Update: Outbreak(s) at RHC: We have no active COVID-19 outbreaks at this time at RHC We do have a few residents/patients who have been swabbed and are awaiting their COVID-19 test result We do have a few residents/patients who are on enhanced droplet precautions and are isolating in their…
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Unannounced Standards Review at RHC

28 March 2022

Unannounced Standards Review at RHC On March 22nd, a team of five surveyors from Manitoba Health and WRHA arrived at 9am to conduct an unannounced review of the personal care home (PCH) units at RHC. Unannounced reviews are being conducted at all Manitoba personal care homes throughout 2022. Our last formal PCH standards review at…
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February 24, 2022 COVID-19 Update

24 February 2022

Family Update February 24, 2022 COVID-19 Update: Outbreak(s) at RHC: Update on the COVID-19 outbreak on A2 in our Personal Care Home There are 5 residents who have active COVID-19, 7 residents have recovered, and 0 swabs pending There are no staff positive cases linked to this outbreak Symptomatic & COVID positive residents are on…
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Research Competition 2022

26 January 2022

Research Competition 2022 In recognition of the role of research in enhancing the quality of life of older adults and people with chronic or terminal illnesses, Riverview Health Centre is once again sponsoring an annual research competition. Total funding of up to $15,000 is available to support projects that deal with significant issues facing the…
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Research News

26 January 2022

Research Competition 2022 The winner of the Riverview Health Research Competition 2020 was Dr. Linda Balneaves, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba, for her investigation “Is the Grass Greener? Practice, Policy and Perspectives of Cannabis use at Riverview Health Centre”. The research questions to be addressed by Dr. Balneaves are: What are the current policies…
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