Author: Deanna Levy


Rosh Hashanah at Shalom Village

What is Rosh Hashanah? Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) is simultaneously a time of great celebration and subtle trepidation. It is a day to celebrate our creation, but also a day of accounting and judgment for our actions. On Rosh Hashanah, we relate to God as the Ultimate Judge. The Book of Life is […]

Shalom Village receives top honour from Accreditation Canada! 

Shalom Village has been awarded Accreditation with Exemplary Standing, the highest standing possible from Accreditation Canada. In their report, the surveyors highlighted Shalom Village’s many strengths and praised our programs, staff, services, and commitment to Jewish values and culture. The surveyors evaluated Shalom Village on 541 different criteria, looking at everything from governance and leadership to infection control and clinical care. Shalom Village met 537 of these criteria (meeting 99.2% […]

Shalom Village Donors – Thank you for being a friend

Thank you to all the Shalom Village donors for your life-changing acts of kindness that have helped us make possibilities possible for our residents. We made a short video that honoured and thanked our donors for their contributions to Shalom Village. Every gift to Shalom Village is truly appreciated, and this video is a way for us to recognize our donors […]

Mazel Tov Sandy Morris

On Thursday, May 19, our very own Sandy Morris was nominated by Shalom Village to receive the annual Shem Tov Award. All Jewish organizations in and around Hamilton are given the opportunity to nominate one Jewish volunteer for their outstanding volunteer contributions to their organization. The Shem Tov Awards took place at the Hamilton Jewish […]

A Heartfelt THANK YOU to our Wonderful Volunteers!

This National Volunteer Week, we honour the selfless volunteers at Shalom Village who support and enhance the work that we do, through gemilut chasadim, acts of loving-kindness. Volunteers are valuable members of our team and assist our residents in truly meaningful ways through their skills and compassion. Thank You for your hard work, dedication, and […]

Shalom Village Policies

  Shalom Village Policy Manager   Shalom Village Sites:                                  Policy Medical Maintenance Care SVO Maintenance Care SV2   Policy Manager: At a Glance   How do I access policy manager? Point Click Care: Hover over home, click on external link Through this Site: Follow the links above   How do I find a policy […]

Enhancing Optimal Aging: Working Together with Goldies2Home

A great profile on our Goldies2Home program in the McMaster School of Rehabilitation Science Newsletter! Enhancing Optimal Aging: Working Together with Goldies2Home Entering its second year of funding from the Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative the project is making strides evaluating a rehabilitation program for older adults transitioning from hospital to home. Read more about the […]

Giving Tuesday is December 1, 2015

Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday…now Giving Tuesday is coming to Canada on December 1, 2015. It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to […]

A few projects made possible by the Tea

2013: renovation of the salon and spa. Designs have been chosen, plans drawn up, and Vicki will soon be moving her salon to temporary quarters in the art room while renovations take place in the permanent location 2012: upgrade of our nurse call system and communications infrastructure; this new technology is vital to providing our […]

Family Council

Would you like to learn more about issues involving the care of your loved one, meet some of the people involved in their care, and discuss any concerns you may have? Family Council meetings for families of long term care residents are held monthly, alternating morning at 10:00 a.m. one month, and evening at 7:00 […]