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New wheels for Minoru Residencehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/new-wheels-for-minoru-residenceNew wheels for Minoru Residence<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Residents at Minoru now have some new wheels for day trips and leisure activities thanks to a generous donation from the Richmond Hospital Auxiliary.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">After their previous bus broke down a couple of years ago, the pandemic stalled plans for getting a new one. But thanks to the support from the auxiliary and with proper COVID-19 safety plans and protocols in place, the recreation therapy team is once again able to support safe resident outings such as scenic drives and accessing services in the community.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Bee Virk, Senior Recreation Therapist at Minoru Residence says the team has already noticed a positive difference in the emotional and mental well-being of the residents since the bus has been in use.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">“Residents have been through a lot throughout the pandemic," she says. “The bus provides us with a much-needed resource that will support our team in providing residents with sensory and cognitive stimulation exploring the outdoors or just providing them with a new environment. It's nice to see the residents smiling and so cheerful after their first trip."</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">On June 2, the team held a special celebration to thank the auxiliary for the donation. One resident expressed their gratitude for the effort that went into securing this new resource.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">“On behalf of all the residents, I'd like to thank the auxiliary for providing the recreation therapy staff with a bus for the community visits and trips. This effort by the volunteers is greatly appreciated by myself and other residents. Thank you very much."</p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_4136.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

 

 

Vancouver Community College clinic expanding vaccination capacity to support COVID-19 immunizationshttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/news-releases/vancouver-community-college-clinic-expanding-vaccination-capacity-to-support-covid-19-immunizationsVancouver Community College clinic expanding vaccination capacity to support COVID-19 immunizations2021-06-17T07:00:00Z
New wheels for Minoru Residencehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/new-wheels-for-minoru-residenceNew wheels for Minoru Residence2021-06-17T07:00:00Z
It runs in the familyhttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/it-runs-in-the-family1It runs in the family2021-06-17T07:00:00Z
Drop-in COVID-19 first-dose vaccine clinics opening this week for Richmond seniors 65+ http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/news-releases/drop-in-covid-19-first-dose-vaccine-clinics-opening-this-week-for-richmond-seniors-65-plusDrop-in COVID-19 first-dose vaccine clinics opening this week for Richmond seniors 65+ 2021-06-16T07:00:00Z
VCH encourages eligible Sunshine Coast residents to register for their COVID-19 vaccinationhttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/news-releases/vch-encourages-eligible-sunshine-coast-residents-to-register-for-their-covid-19-vaccinationVCH encourages eligible Sunshine Coast residents to register for their COVID-19 vaccination2021-06-14T07:00:00Z

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