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COVID-19 vaccine info for staff

We continue supporting the health, safety and wellness of all our employees by following Ontario Health guidance as it relates to stopping the spread of COVID-19 in our offices, care settings and communities.

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  • Spectrum Health Care Statement on COVID-19

    The health and well-being of our patients, their families and our staff is our top priority. Spectrum Health Care is following the guidance of Public Health Ontario as it relates to the management of COVID-19.

  • Ontario home care companies to require COVID-19 vaccinations for staff

    We have made the decision to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all of our team members. As an integral part of the continuum of care for our clients, we are proud to join our partners across the health system in taking this important step toward ending this pandemic.

  • Camilla is our June Employee of the Month!

    Seniors for Seniors chose Camilla Mason for June's Employee of the Month. Camilla, who works out of the Toronto branch, was chosen because of her positivity and friendly personality. She treats her clients like her friends and wins everyone over with her warmth and optimism.

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  • Tips for practicing self-care

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  • Seniors need support to stay safe, stay active, stay connected

    The theme for Seniors Month in Ontario this year was “Stay safe, active and connected” as designated by the Ministry of Seniors. It's a year of change, hardship and uncertainty for seniors, but also the incredible resilience, courage and determination shown by this generation in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Seniors’ Month: Stay safe, active and connected

    We at Seniors for Seniors look forward to Seniors’ Month every year. It is a special time where we celebrate our seniors for the significant place that they hold in our lives. This year the theme for Seniors’ Month is “stay safe, active and connected.”