Markhaven Home for Seniors

Information for Families, Sept./2020:

Family Visits and Resident Outings
Ministry of Long Term Care Resuming Visits in LTC Home (released September 2nd 2020)

Videos for review prior to entering the resident homes areas are as follows and further review will occur on site with staff prior to entering the home:

 

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CLICK FOR DRAW PRIZES, VIDEOS, AND FASHION/VENDOR INFO

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Helping Our Residents
Recover ~ Refresh~ Renew

Family & Resident Get-Togethers · Programs & Therapies · Social Events

The 2020 Colours of Autumn event has moved online! The new Markhaven protocols implemented over the past few months have successfully improved our residents’ safety. We are now shifting our focus to getting back to enriching their lives while keeping them safe as we adhere to new Health & Safety protocols. This effort requires additional funding, so we are asking our community supporters to help us help our residents.

Take a look at what’s been happening at Markhaven this year:

We are asking you to consider a gift equal to last year’s ticket price, $65,
or any contribution to help with:

  • Additional staffing with more focus on 1:1 care .
  • Upgraded Activity Program supplies.
  • Family Visit Protocol support.
  • New Health & Safety equipment for enhanced protocols
  • MAKE A DONATION

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CLICK TO SEE OUR 2020 EVENT!
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All donations will be entered in our draw.
Winners will be announced on Wednesday October 21, 2020.

More information on our draw prizes for our donors, and updates from our fashion retailers, vendors and sponsors can be found HERE.

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Let’s look back on last year’s event. A great afternoon!

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MAKE A DONATION

Thank you all
for your generous, continuing support for our residents
during these unusual times.

 

 

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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: 

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Lawncare For Covid

We are very grateful to three amazing Western University students who spent their summer giving back to the community. Thank you to Ranit Roy Chowdhury, Kush Varma, and Ryan Weiner for raising funds for Covid relief. (Instagram: @lawncare4covid)

 

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As directed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care:

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ALL NON-ESSENTIAL VISITS TO MARKHAVEN ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

AT THIS TIME, ONLY PEOPLE VISITING RESIDENTS WHO ARE VERY ILL OR REQUIRING END-OF-LIFE CARE ARE PERMITTED TO ENTER THE PREMISES.

UPON ARRIVAL YOU WILL BE ASKED FURTHER QUESTIONS TO DETERMINE IF YOU MAY PROCEED WITH YOUR VISIT.
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We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS DURING THIS UNPRECEDENTED TIME
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We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation for the incredible community support we have received throughout this challenging time. The generous donations, hot meals, and PPE items we have received over the past few months have been instrumental in helping us provide the best care possible for our residents. Our supportive community brings smiles to our faces every day with their kind words and encouragement as we stay focused and work hard on doing everything we can for our residents.

As we are non-profit, please consider donating to Markhaven. Please see our  DONATION PAGE or click on the ‘DONATE ONLINE’ button above.

Thank you again for your support.
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Markhaven would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support:

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The Frank Scarpitti Charitable Foundation

 

 

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Markham District Energy
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The Upside Foundation

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Markhaven sends a heartfelt thank you to the following PPE donors:

Bob Saroya, M.P.
Mayor Scarpitti
Councillor Amanda Collucci
Councillor Alan Ho
Councillor Karen Rea
Carrie Bouwmeester
Canadian Chinese Alliance
FAS Mission Ministry Ltd
Grace Wang & Ran Sun
Graham Dewar
Julia Alvea

Kathleen Benson
Kenneth Luk
LeKAC Sourcing Ltd

Living Water North Assembly
Los Chicos Brasa Restaurant
Mark Tang
Mask-R-Aid
Mel Brazier
Mobilizing Masks
Ran Sun
Rebecca MacRae
The Dental Hauz
Wenyu Li
Yiwen Sun

Chapel Ridge Funeral Home for their repeated, generous PPE donations as well as their ongoing support during this challenging time. Chapel Ridge was recently acknowledged by MPP Billy Pang in Ontario’s Legislature for their multiple donations to not only Markhaven, but to several other Long Term Care Homes, Seniors’ Residences, and Participation House. Thank you, Eric and Susanne Tappenden, we are very grateful!

Thank you to our generous food donors:

Filtercorp Canada for their incredibly generous donation of dining gift cards for each and every one of our staff. Thank you Robert Trought for this innovative, much-appreciated, and very generous gift.

Councillor Karen Rea for her incredible support throughout this challenging time

Markham Village BIA for their generous support in providing meals through local restaurants

Markham Stouffville Hospital Emergency and Fishbone Restaurant for their wonderful day of meals for our staff and ongoing support

Erin Brazier & volunteers for their generous food donations and support

Cornerstone Christian Community Church for their generous food donations and day of meals

Bethany Nolson for her community work and support on behalf of Markhaven

Markham Lions Club for their generous food donations and long-time, ongoing support

Domino’s Pizza for their generous pizza deliveries for both day and evening shifts

Tamil Canadian Sports and Cultural Association for their generous meals for both day and evening shifts

Alconox Canada
Azyun Restaurant

Canadians Care Collective
Canadian Tire Corp.
Cho-Kwok-Lat Chocolaterie
Duchess of Markham
East Badminton Club
Filtercorp Canada Sales Ltd

Fusion Restaurant
Hop In Technologies
Leonard Selvaratnam, Sutton Group
Love Gelato Café
Margaret Paan & Friends
Markham Bible Chapel

Milliken Restaurant
Mother’s Deli
Patty Inc. 

Pickle Barrel
REMAX Royal Properties
Rowaida Hussein & the SAGE team
Rukshan Para, Raju, & Viji
Saint Germain Bakery

Sutton Realty Group
Testo Canada
The Neighbourhood Group
The Old Curiosity Tea Shop
Tickled Toad Pub & Grill
Tim Hortons
Victoria Markham Square Lions Club

 

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Take care, everyone, and stay safe!

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.NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK 2020
THANK YOU TO OUR VOLUNTEERS

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This year marks Markhaven’s 60th anniversary. Throughout all of these 60 years, volunteers have been an integral part of our Home. Volunteers bring an added warmth to the day-to-day lives of our residents, with their smiles, compassion and good cheer. They give selflessly of their time and lend their skills on a daily basis, doing whatever they can to make each day a little brighter for our wonderful residents.

All of us at Markhaven would like to send out a warm thank you to our volunteers who make such a difference to our Home.

We feel blessed to have these incredible individuals on our team and thank them from the bottom of our hearts.
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Markhaven Home for Seniors

Markhaven is a publicly funded and inspected Long Term Care nursing home in Markham, recognized for the high quality of care and loving environment it provides to seniors in our community. Our 96-bed long term care facility has been serving Markham and the surrounding area for more than 50 years; from our simple beginnings in a small home on Markham Main Street to our new senior housing facility at 54 Parkway Ave, we have come along way with the help of our community, volunteers and the dedication of our staff. As is stated in our Mission Statement, we strive to provide excellent service for residents of every culture in a supportive, caring Christian environment, and to maintain a high level of dignity and individuality. With your continued support we plan to be here for you and your families for many years to come. Please refer to Resident Applications for information about admission..

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Markhaven and BPSO

Markhaven is proud to announce that we are taking part in the Long Term Care BPSO initiative. Our goal is to become a Best Practice Spotlight Organization over the next 3 years. This initiative focuses on making a positive impact on resident care through evidence-base practice.

For more information, please see our BPSO Newsletter or visit RNAO’s Best Practice Guidelines.

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Solar Panels at Markhaven

We are excited to announce that Markhaven has installed Solar Panels on our roof top. The panels will produce clean power to offset the electricity consumed in day-to-day operations. We would like to thank our residents and visitors for their patience and understanding during the installation phase.

 

 

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