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On October 5, 13 exciting graduates (family members, volunteers, staff) have just finished their 2-day nationally recognized certificate training, and proudly sharing that “I am trained to provide Mental Health First Aid”! Mental Health First Aid Seniors (MHFA Seniors) is an international program active in over 20 countries. In Canada, MHFA training and courses are developed and mandated through The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). Wing Kei believes in promoting mental health in seniors, we recognize the importance of early intervention, and that mental health knowledge is key to all. Fortunate to have in house certified trainers, Wing Kei provides regular training on “MHFA Seniors” since 2018.
September 9, 2019 is another day of celebration for Wing Kei, when Calgary City Council unanimously approved the land use Bylaw amendment of the “Wing Kei Village”, and members of Highland Park Community Association spoke highly in support of our project. City Councillor Druh Farrell shared, “…I’ve had the opportunity to tour…and dine there…. The quality of your food and the outcomes that you define today are remarkable…. You deliver the service with love, so I want to thank you….”
Gordon Lam, one of the leaders at Food Services at Wing Kei, has joined us since 2015. In this video, Gordon will tell us why he loves working in Wing Kei so much.
It was a record-setting day in the 19th annual Wing Kei Walkathon for Seniors. Close to 1,600 participants joined the family-oriented event on June 22 and have pledged over $335,000 for Wing Kei.
To celebrate the 2019 Alberta Seniors' Week, the Minister of Seniors and Housing, the Honourable Josephine Pon made special visits to Wing Kei's all three facilities on June 2, 2019, including the Crescent Heights long-term care, Greenview supportive living, and Greenview long-term care. Minister Pon was greeted by our executive and management teams, also by Wing Kei residents.
It’s a day of Celebration and Thanksgiving! Since early November, Wing Kei Greenview Long-term Care is new home to 80 seniors. On December 14, 2018, an official opening ceremony was held at Wing Kei Greenview. One picture is worth a thousand words, let's check out some of the highlight here.
We are excited to share with you the current news and future growth of Wing Kei. Our new long term care facility at Greenview is home for 80 seniors starting November 2018. What about the application procedures you should know if you or your loved ones want to apply to the residential or day programs of Wing Kei?
We understand the process of finding a new home for your loved ones may be challenging but we are here to support you in the decision making and application process. If your loved one has been assessed by Alberta Health Services and deemed suitable for admitting to a long term care facility, please make sure that you request the file to be considered by both Wing Kei Crescent Heights and Wing Kei Greenview Long Term Care (our second long term care facility). For detailed procedures, please listen to our podcasts in English, Cantonese and Mandarin:
Did you know anything about our current and future growth at Wing Kei? Our new long term care facility Greenview Phase 2 was completed and admission started in November 2018. What about the admission procedures you should know if you or your loved ones want to apply for a room in Wing Kei? Check out this latest publication - "Wing Kei Family Corner" - for details, and a lot more.
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