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Visiting Guidelines following COVID-19

Saint Vincent’s COVID-19 News Updates

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April 27, 2020: please view the below video message from executive director Angela Berrette. As always should you have any questions, Angela can be contacted via email at [email protected] or by leaving a message at 902-429-0550 ext. 103. 

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Recreation Calendars

Barbara Gibson enjoying a video chat with a loved one.

Due to the fluidity of this pandemic, there will be no recreation calendar uploaded at this time. Recreation staff are still visiting residents on the units doing one to one programs/visits and small programs with physical distancing. If you would like to schedule a video chat with your loved one, please call 902-429-0550 ext. 119 and we would love to support you in connecting virtually with your loved one. If you would like to email a letter to connect with your loved one, please visit or send your message to [email protected] and we will deliver your email the next business day.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate a new territory.

In an effort to stay connected to our community and showcase our incredible residents, we have created a monthly resident-focused newsletter. We hope you will enjoy the August edition.

Recreation Therapy staff

Roman Catholic Mass

Until further notice Mass and all church services have been suspended.

Mass is held every Wednesday at 10:00 AM and a Communion Service is offered every second Sunday at 10:00 AM in the Chapel. Please refer to the monthly recreation calendar for the Sunday Communion Service dates.

Anglican Church Service

Please join us for worship on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:30 PM in the chapel for an Anglican Communion Service. Please refer to the monthly recreation calendar for service dates.

United Church Service

Please join us for worship on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 1:30 PM in the Chapel. Please refer to the monthly recreation calendar for service dates.

Library Book Pickup & Delivery

We have resumed our connection with the Halifax library and will once again offer this service to our residents. Books are exchanged every three weeks with the next delivery day scheduled for Friday, September 25.

Artist in Residence

Saint Vincent’s Nursing Home has our very own Artist-in-Residence. Check out her work at Humans of Saint Vincent’s Nursing Home.

Susan MacLeod, in her volunteer role of Artist-in-Residence, is focusing on how to visually show Saint Vincent’s as a compassionate, resident and family centred nursing home. Her series of sketches “Humans of Saint Vincent’s” will aim to demonstrate how residents are human beings with a range of needs, wants, personalities and emotions, and to demonstrate how staff compassionately interact with residents daily despite the obstacles of budget and time constraints.

Susan has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NSCAD University. She sits on the Community Relations Committee at SVNH and is interested in promoting the good reputation of SVNH. Susan is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Nonfiction from the University of King’s College. She is working towards creating a graphic novel describing the human side of system care in nursing homes.

Life at 2080

I hope you enjoy reading the Fall 2019 edition of our newsletter Life at 2080. We are always looking for information and stories so please see Nancy Maguire if you have any ideas for content or news articles.

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