News

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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December 31, 2021 COVID-19 Update

31 December 2021

OUTBREAK NOTIFICATION: Today a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared on 4 West, the Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit at Riverview Health Centre. Two patients have tested positive. Because your health and safety are very important to us, we want to update you on the activity that is underway to address this outbreak: No new admissions…
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December 29, 2021 COVID-19 Update

29 December 2021

December 29, 2021 Dear Residents/Patients/Families, Update: General Visiting: Due to the rampant spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community currently, we have made the difficult decision to suspend all general visiting, effective immediately. If you have a general visiting appointment scheduled, it will be canceled. We will do our best to reach you to…
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December 23, 2021 COVID-19 Update

23 December 2021

Dear Residents/Patients/Families, Update: We continue to have an RSV outbreak on CD4 on our Personal Care Home side. Because we continue to have new cases of symptomatic residents, with two new residents confirmed positive today, Designated Family Caregiver visits are being stopped through Wednesday, December 29, at minimum on this unit.  This is in an…
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December 20th, 2021 COVID-19 Update

21 December 2021

Dear Residents/Patients/Families, We have been made aware that two health care workers at Riverview Health Centre within our hospital units have tested positive for COVID-19. These two cases are not linked to each other.    Public Health, Occupational Health, and Infection Prevention and Control are working together to investigate these cases, and follow up on any identified close contacts. At this time, there is no…
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