Wella Canada will provide approximately $250,000 in professional hair care products to staff at 24 long-term care facilities.
North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Geriatric Services
Wella Canada partners with North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Geriatric Services (NSM SGS) and the Waypoint Center for Mental Health Care (the lead agency for the NSM SGS program) to recognize and recognize the efforts of the North Simcoe Muskoka Long Term Care Home Team . during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“NSM SGS is proud of our longstanding partnership with North Simcoe Muskoka Long Term Care Facility. We would like to thank Wella Canada for acknowledging the daily work of these highly dedicated teams,” said Sandra Easson-Bruno, NSM SGS Program Director. said.
Long-term care facilities were particularly hard hit during this period. As of July 15, state data show that nearly 50% (319/630) of state long-term care facilities have had a COVID-19 outbreak since the pandemic began (with at least one case , which may include staff). case).
Increased safety restrictions in place have placed a heavy burden on residents, families and staff. With residents isolated from family and friends, the team provides day-to-day care, maintains safety measures, and he doubles down to meet the social needs of isolated residents. .
“Wella Canada is pleased to partner with the North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Aged Services Program to evaluate the work of long-term care facility staff. It was very high and we felt it was very important to recognize these teams to keep our residents safe and engaged.”
Wella Canada will provide approximately $250,000 of professional hair care products to 24 long-term care facilities across NSM. This equates to approximately 8,000 products for 2,725 staff.
“On behalf of the entire staff, I would like to express my sincere gratitude. They were all very excited about the hair products that were delivered. The gift and reminder of the importance of self-care was just what I needed. Thank you!” – Carolyn McLeod, Interim Administrator, Leacock Care Center, Orillia.
NSM SGS is supported by its lead agency, the Waypoint Center for Mental Health Care, working with partners to support vulnerable older adults and their caregivers.
For information about our efforts to support older adults in our area, or to arrange an online or telephone interview, please contact: Sandra Easson-Bruno, Director, North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Geriatric Services at seasson-bruno@nsmsgs .ca or Tel: 705-417 -2192×102
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