Updated January 13, 2022
Woodingford Lodge confirming first COVID-19-related death of a resident
It is with a heavy heart that we share Woodingford Lodge has had its first COVID-19-related death. A resident from the Woodstock site succumbed to COVID-19 on January 12, 2022. Read the statement
There remains six residents who have tested positive in this home area at the Woodstock site, which is isolated from other parts of the home.Our sympathies are with the family at this sad and difficult time.
All three Woodingford Lodge sites remained closed to general visitors under the Government of Ontario's temporary measures for all long-term care homes. See Visitor Guidelines
News & updates
Medical Director recognzied as Hometown Hero
Congratulations to Dr. Barry Roth, Medical Director of Woodingford Lodge, for being recognized as a Hometown Hero by Global News. Dr. Roth has gone above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic to advocate for our residents, families, and staff. His calming leadership, compassion, empathy and advocacy for long-term care have made him our hometown hero during the pandemic. Watch the segment.
Family Transition Program selected for SPARK mentorship
Woodingford Lodge’s Family Transition Program was accepted to be a part of this year’s prestigious SPARK mentorship program which will see the Family Transition Program receive support from the Mental Health Coalition of Canada. SPARK or the Supporting the Promotion of Activated Research and Knowledge training program helps participants who work, or volunteer in the mental health or substance use and addiction fields apply techniques for moving ideas into practice. The Family Transition Program team was one of 16 projects selected this year. The program will receive mentorship for one year from renowned researches to help us enhance this project on a national level. Additionally, as part of the selection, team members were invited to attend a multi-day workshop where they had an opportunity to learn and work alongside an experienced mentor and knowledge translation experts.
Family Transition Program highlighted by CTV Kitchener
The Family Transition Program and two wonderful clients, Mary Saunders and her daughter Janet, who are currently participating in the program were featured Monday evening's broadcast of CTV Kitchener to help raise awareness for the transition program. Watch the segment below: