Spectrum News Resources

  • Dale is our March Employee of the Month!

    Dale Heaney, from our Kitchener and Waterloo branch, was chosen as our Seniors for Seniors March Employee of the Month because of her positive attitude and passion for helping her clients. Here are some questions we asked Dale about her experience being a Senior Companion at Seniors for Seniors.

  • Spectrum has the best nurses!

    We at Spectrum Health Care are proud to celebrate the achievements of our amazing team of nurses. This year we had a luncheon where our CEO, Lori Lord, and other members of our senior management team were able to show their appreciation to our nurses on a job well done.

  • Spectrum staff gets some lessons in health and safety

    From fitness boot camps to guest speaks from Achieve Health and the Alzheimer's Society check out the highlights from this year's Health and Safety Conferences.

  • Tuesday Tips for Planning Safe Events: Identifying Risks

    Remember that identifying all potential risks is key to organizing a safe event. Be diligent when determining the incidents you need to be prepared for in order to make sure you’ve considered every possible risk.

  • Top 3 reasons to have event medical services at your next event

    When planning an event there can be an overwhelming number of factors to consider. Amidst deciding on a number of details such as theme, food, entertainment, music, etc., it’s important that you also plan for the safe execution of your event so that it remains a positive experience for everyone involved.

  • Tuesday tips for planning safe events: interactive orientation and training

    To ensure that your event runs smoothly and safely, it is important to know that your staff/volunteers are properly trained on their duties and responsibilities prior to the event taking place.

  • Tuesday tips for planning safe events: delegate a strong leader

    A safe event requires a leader who is competent, can maintain control, is willing to cooperate, and has excellent communication skills. Here is why these qualities are important for the success of your event:

  • Tuesday tips for planning safe events: get the right insurance

    No matter the size of your event or how well prepared you are, unforeseen incidents do occur. Having the proper insurance can make a huge difference when it comes to protecting you and your client’s from legal dispute over accidents that may occur during your event.

  • Tuesday tips for planning safe events: plan appropriately for crowd management

    In order to plan for a safe event it is important to consider how you will manage your guests. Any crowd has the potential to present hazards if not managed effectively.

  • Tuesday tips for planning safe events: create an evacuation plan!

    Regardless of how prepared you are for your event, emergencies can happen at any time, for any reason. When an emergency occurs, it is often necessary to evacuate all guests, volunteers, and staff immediately in order to prevent injury or harm.