News

New Donor Wall Tour

25 February 2021

Covid 19 has forced many organizations to “pivot” how they operate. This video is taking the place of an in-person event, for the time being. We encourage you to watch this video of our recently installed new donor wall. We are highlighting these new options:    1. Our ability to add a picture    2….
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February 22, 2021 COVID-19 Update

23 February 2021

22 February 2021 Personal Care Home Update We are pleased to report there have been no new COVID-19 staff cases announced over the past week.  To date, we have had no RHC Residents test positive for COVID-19.    We continue to closely monitor our Residents, and will test for COVID-19 should any Residents develop symptoms.   …
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February 19, 2021 COVID-19 Update

19 February 2021

19 February 2021 Dear RHC Residents and Families,   Manitoba continues to pursue the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination program for residents in personal care homes, given the particular vulnerability of our resident population. RHC residents received their second dose of the Pfizer Vaccine today, February 19th. Vaccination is one of the many tools in place to prevent COVID-19 transmission that is being implemented in…
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February 16, 2021 COVID-19 Update

16 February 2021

16 February 2021 Personal Care Home Update Last week we had one Personal Care Home program staff member test positive for COVID-19.  We are pleased to report there have been no new COVID-19 staff cases announced.  Residents on the impacted Personal Care Home unit were tested for COVID-19 on February 12th and all test results…
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February 11, 2021 COVID-19 Update

11 February 2021

11 February 2021 We have been made aware today that a health care worker at Riverview Health Centre within our Personal Care Home Program has tested positive for COVID-19.    Public health, occupational health, and infection prevention and control are working together to investigate this case, and follow up on any identified close contacts. At this time, there is no evidence of any exposure and therefore we anticipate the…
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February 8, 2021 COVID-19 Update

9 February 2021

8 February 2021 Personal Care Home Update We are pleased to report there have been no new COVID-19 staff cases announced over the past week.  To date, we have had no RHC Residents test positive for COVID-19.    We continue to closely monitor our Residents, and will test for COVID-19 should any Residents develop symptoms.   …
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Research Affiliates

1 February 2021

Dr. Ruth BarclayDept. of Physical TherapyCollege of Rehabilitation SciencesRady Faculty of Health SciencesUniversity of ManitobaRuth.Barclay@umanitoba.ca Dr. Harvey ChochinovDepartment of PsychiatryMax Rady College of MedicineRady Faculty of Health SciencesUniversity of Manitobahchochinov@cancercare.mb.ca Dr. Amine ChoukouDepartment of Occupational TherapyCollege of Rehabilitation SciencesRady Faculty of Health SciencesUniversity of Manitobaamine.choukou@umanitoba.ca Dr. Karen EthansSection of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationDepartment of Internal MedicineMax Rady…
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Research News

1 February 2021

Research Competition 2020 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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