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Personal Care Home Celebrates 35 Years of Caring for Elders

todayAugust 21, 2021 56

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The Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home celebrated their 35th Anniversary Wednesday; the day was filled with dance, music and jigging for the elders; and speeches and acknowledgments to staff and management.

Management acknowledged the following staff for their dedication and commitment:

3-9 Years

  • Evan Eyolfson
  • Kacie Sinclair
  • Cynthia Sinclair
  • Lena Kirkness
  • Francis Thickfoot
  • Donna Clark
  • Ian Kirkness

10-15 Years

  • Lana Harper
  • Joy Murdock
  • Tannis Bear
  • Donna Spence

20+ Years

  • Edna Govereau
  • Colleen Sutherland

Staff Retired & Returned

  • Stephen Murdock – Retired June 10, 2019, Returned June 11, 2019
  • Ingrid Thaddeus – Retired September 15, 2018, Returned January 15, 2020
  • Brenda Hart – Retired March 31, 2020, Returned April 14, 2020
  • Linda Sinclair – Retired September 14, 2020, Returned September 15, 2020

Here is a list of communities the Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home open their doors too:

  • Berens River
  • Big Black River
  • Birdtail
  • Bloodvein
  • Dallas
  • Dauphin River
  • Fairford
  • Fisher Bay
  • Fisher River
  • Garden Hill
  • Gods Lake Narrows
  • Grand Rapids
  • Hollow Water
  • Island Lake
  • Jackhead
  • James Bay, Ontairo
  • Lake Manitoba/Vogar
  • Lake St. Martin
  • Little Black River
  • Little Grand Rapids
  • Little Saskatchewan
  • Matheson Island
  • Oxford House
  • Paungassi
  • Peguis
  • Poplar River
  • Selkirk
  • Swan Lake
  • Wasagamack
  • War Lake

Thank you to all the staff and management for their care and love they show to our elders and we congratulate you on your 35 years of operations.

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