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ParaMed Proud | ParaMed team members receive Home Care Hero award for providing outstanding care to patients and clients in Ontario

Post - March 31, 2024

We are excited to announce that 17 team members from ParaMed have been honoured with Home Care Hero awards by Home Care Ontario, alongside 23 ...

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Extendicare named to Globe and Mail Women Lead Here List for third consecutive year

Post - March 28, 2024

For the third consecutive year, Extendicare has been named to the Globe and Mail Women Lead Here List, a recognition of representation of women in ...

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ParaMed Proud | Emma’s Story: A decade of compassion and commitment as a Health Care Aide and Client Services Coordinator

Post - March 26, 2024

Through our ParaMed Proud series, we’re living life through the eyes of our team members – learning about their career journeys and the essential roles ...

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Building a career with a ‘bridge’ of support: Three women share their journeys from HSW to PSW

Post - March 7, 2024

Moving to a new country or changing careers takes courage, determination, and heart. On International Women’s Day, we meet three women who share their unique ...

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ParaMed Proud | From home care nurse to Allied Health Manager – Ayesha’s blossoming career journey

Post - January 29, 2024

“It’s rewarding work. Like many nurses, I am a helper by nature. Knowing that something I have done has helped someone else is one of ...

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Maggie and Ruth’s story: Caring for a partner with dementia

Post - January 18, 2024

Maggie and Ruth were both teachers when they met in 1989. The pair later married and were together for 28 years. “Ruth was my soulmate,” ...

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A daughter’s dedication | ParaMed family advisor Phyllis’s journey as an Alzheimer’s caregiver for her mother Joy 

Post - January 12, 2024

Throughout her life, Joy was involved in different organizations, adored meeting new people, and spending time with her friends.    “My mom was a true social ...

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ParaMed Proud | Empowering teams to provide the best care to help our clients live better each day – Ryan’s story

Post - December 19, 2023

Through our ParaMed Proud series, we’re living life through the eyes of our team members – learning about their career journeys and the essential roles ...

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Why I chose a career as an occupational therapist with ParaMed

Post - December 13, 2023

Nitin has been an Occupational Therapist with ParaMed for over 20 years. His interest in helping others began as a child. He was curious about ...

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ParaMed Proud | Improving the quality of life and mental health of clients through physiotherapy – Minouti’s story

Post - November 29, 2023

Through our ParaMed Proud series, we’re living life through the eyes of our team members – learning about their career journeys and the essential roles ...

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Remembrance Day: Lieutenant Colonel (Ret’d) Rita LePage reflects on her family’s legacy of service

Post - November 10, 2023

Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) co-chair Rita LePage is a full-time care giver who served in the military, retiring from her post to care ...

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How ParaMed is helping home support workers grow their careers as personal support workers

Post - November 1, 2023

Imagine being able to upskill at your own pace, at no cost to you, for a new career and be guaranteed a role upon completion. ...

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ParaMed Proud | Making a positive impact as a recruiter – Lindsay’s story

Post - October 11, 2023

Through our ParaMed Proud series, we’re living life through the eyes of our team members – learning about their career journeys and the essential roles ...

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ParaMed Proud | A passion for caring and the power of team collaboration– Amanda’s story

Post - August 30, 2023

Through our ParaMed Proud series, we’re living life through the eyes of our team members – learning about their career journeys and the essential roles ...

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Meet Stephen | ParaMed recruitment team manager, former ParaMed Personal Support Worker

Post - August 29, 2023

Early in life, Stephen always knew he wanted a job that would allow him to help others, he just wasn’t sure what form that job ...

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Turning family caregivers into advocates | Meet the co-chairs of the Patient and Family Advisory Council

Post - July 18, 2023

Rita LePage and Brenda Coulson, co-chairs of ParaMed’s Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC), have a deeply personal understanding of the needs of patients and ...

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Applauding our Care Champions: we never stop praising the members of our teams in our home care communities who go above and beyond each day

Post - April 4, 2023

We are celebrating our newest Care Champions – who were recognized for going above and beyond in the home care communities in which they serve. ...

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Extendicare women continue to lead the way to improve seniors’ care

Post - March 24, 2023

For the second year in a row, Extendicare has been named to the Globe and Mail Women Lead Here list, an annual benchmark of executive ...

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Continuous commitment to clinical excellence and high-quality care | ParaMed accredited with Exemplary Standing

Post - February 15, 2023

Working in health care can be challenging. However, it offers a career that will continue to be fulfilling each day for anyone who is driven ...

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The power of a community nurse – Pamela’s story

Post - February 2, 2023

Pamela believes that she was born to be a nurse. As a child, Pamela always took care of others around her. She brings compassion with ...

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A day in the life of a PSW – Erin’s story

Post - February 2, 2023

Meet Erin, a Personal Support Worker (PSW) at ParaMed. As a PSW, Erin believes that being compassionate about caring for people and staying flexible to ...

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Helping hands and a friendly face – Ed’s story

Post - February 2, 2023

Meet Ed, a Home Support Worker at ParaMed. After caring for his own mother, who was ill, Ed felt compelled to provide support for other ...

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Living with dementia at home, enabled by essential ParaMed supports | Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Post - January 17, 2023

In honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Sheila, a ParaMed community caregiver with more than 30 years of experience, shared her personal and professional connection to ...

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ParaMed’s 2022 Year in Review | Strengthening Care at Home

Post - January 6, 2023

As the population ages and our hospitals struggle with capacity challenges, the thousands of patients awaiting care at home need to be better served. They ...

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Continuing to Make a Difference – Congratulations, Care Champions!

Post - December 2, 2022

Congratulations to our latest ParaMed Care Champions! Through our national program, we continue to recognize our team members across Canada who go above and beyond ...

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ParaMed welcomes new Chief Nursing Executive

Post - October 25, 2022

Improving our patients’ experiences and enhancing the quality of care they receive is top-of-mind for everyone at ParaMed. To continue this important work, we are ...

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Celebrating Health Care Aide Day | Meet Kate, a Health Care Aide at ParaMed Calgary

Post - October 18, 2022

It’s #HealthCareAide Day in Alberta and Manitoba. We recognize the many dedicated Health Care Aides who provide essential daily care for patients in our ParaMed ...

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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, Orange Shirt Day: Indigenous team member & her sister provide meaning & hope

Post - September 30, 2022

Today, we recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day. We honour the children who never returned home and Survivors of ...

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Continuing to make a difference, Congratulations to our Care Champions!

Post - August 2, 2022

Congratulations to our latest ParaMed Care Champions! Through our national program, we continue to recognize our team members across Canada who go above and beyond ...

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Recognizing PSW Day in Ontario: Meet Kathleen, a Personal Support Worker at ParaMed Toronto

Post - May 19, 2022

Today marks Personal Support Worker Day in Ontario. We celebrate and recognize the many dedicated Personal Support Workers across ParaMed who provide critical, compassionate support ...

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Celebrating National Nursing Week: Meet Rosa, a Registered Nurse at ParaMed, Toronto Central Team

Post - May 9, 2022

It’s #NationalNursingWeek.  At Extendicare, we celebrate the incredible impact made by thousands of nurses within our care teams, who provide care to residents in our ...

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Meet our ParaMed Care Champions

Post - May 2, 2022

As part of our commitment to support the success of our team members and applaud them for their incredible contributions, ParaMed has established a Care ...

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Growing Together | How one ParaMed Nurse Built a Career

Post - March 30, 2022

Liz H, District Director, Toronto Central When Liz first joined ParaMed Home Health Care in Oshawa, Ontario in 1995, she was expecting it to be ...

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Globe and Mail Report on Business names Extendicare to annual Women Lead Here list

Post - March 25, 2022

Thanks to their determination, dedication and compassion, Extendicare has been named to the Globe and Mail 2022 Women Lead Here list, a select group of ...

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Marking International Women’s Day: Meet Anji, ParaMed District Director, Champlain

Post - March 8, 2022

In some ways, Anji fell into the family trade, with a grandfather, parents and sister who built their lives in health care. A trained nurse, ...

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Marking Black History Month at ParaMed: Meet April, a Continuing Care Assistant at ParaMed’s office in Halifax

Post - February 1, 2022

April, a Continuing Care Assistant at ParaMed’s Halifax office, believes that Black History Month is a celebration of African Canadians that have achieved great things. ...

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Marking Black History Month at ParaMed: Meet Mary, a Continuing Care Assistant at ParaMed’s office in Nova Scotia

Post - February 1, 2022

Mary is a Continuing Care Assistant at our ParaMed office in Nova Scotia. For her, Black History Month provides an opportunity to understand the history ...

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Stepping up to assist those who need our support most | ParaMed continues its mobile vaccine clinic to deliver third doses to homebound patients and teachers in Kitchener-Waterloo

Post - January 14, 2022

Throughout the pandemic and long before it, ParaMed Home Health Care has played a vital role in home and community health care, connecting patients with ...

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Extendicare and ParaMed Welcome the Ontario Government’s Home Care Investments

Post - November 8, 2021

Yesterday’s Fall Economic Statement released by the Ontario government makes a number of much needed health-care investments including in home care, long-term care and mental ...

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Learn By Doing | How one RPN went from student to teacher at ParaMed Home Health Care

Post - November 5, 2021

Pamela, ParaMed Registered Practical Nurse in Toronto Since arriving in Canada, Pamela has been working at ParaMed Home Health Care – first as a nursing ...

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