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Life Enrichment Services

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The Life Enrichment Department is responsible for the promotion and delivery of care that enhances the quality of life of each resident.

Recreation and Social Activities

  • Recreation/leisure programs may be large (bingo, sing-song, parties) or smaller (bowling, cooking, current events) in nature and are held during the day and in the evening, on weekdays and weekends.
  • Activities take place on the resident units, in the Auditorium and other locations throughout the Home.
  • A variety of community outings are also offered. For certain special outings (shopping trips, luncheons), residents pay their own expenses. All other related supplies and equipment needed for recreation and social programs are covered by the Home.
  • Events are advertised in the morning announcements, posters and monthly calendars.

Restorative Care and Therapy

Sun Parlor Home provides an organized program of therapy services to meet the restorative, therapeutic and functional needs of the residents.

  • Planned and designed by an inter-professional team including physiotherapists and occupational therapists.
  • Equipment required to provide most therapy treatments is provided by the Home.
  • When long-term use of a wheelchair, walker or other mobility equipment is required, the Home will assist the resident and family to make arrangements to access qualified professionals who will conduct assessments. These assessments will help ensure that the proper equipment is purchased.
  • Support will also be provided to access funding programs such as the province’s Assistive Devices Program (ADP).

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Religious and Spiritual Practices

  • Weekly and special services are held on the resident units and on the main floor
  • Opportunities are provided for worship, spiritual counselling, one-to-one visitation, funeral and memorial services.

Pet Therapy Program

  • A Pet Therapy Program of pet visitation for residents is available through the Sun Parlor Home Volunteer Program.