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Miramichi Lodge also provides a number of programs for the community that families of our residents, staff, volunteers and the general public are welcome to use including:
Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops
With funding from the Champlain Local Health Integration Network, Miramichi Lodge offers chronic disease self-management workshops for persons in the community wishing to learn how to better manage chronic conditions. For more information, call 613-735-0175 ext. 214. http://www.livinghealthychamplain.ca/main.aspx
Dementia Care Family Support Group
Miramichi Lodge co-ordinates a Dementia Care Family Support Group, facilitated by volunteers who have experienced similar care giving challenges along with the assistance of the Alzheimer’s Society, on the last Monday of each month, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm at the Lodge. For more information call ext. 613-735-0175 ext. 216. Click to download Brochure
Heart Wise Walking Program
Miramichi Lodge offers a Get W.I.T.H. It! Community Walking Program in conjunction with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute every Tuesday and Thursday mornings anytime between 9:30 - 11:30 am, Fall - Spring. This Heart Wise walking program is open to anyone in the community and co-ordinated by volunteers. Call 613 735-0175 Ext. 215 for more information. Click to download Brochure
Meals on Wheels
Miramichi Lodge coordinates a Meals on Wheels program to assist seniors, disabled adults, and those with acute or chronic illness to remain in their homes through the provision of hot, fresh, and nutritious meals. The Meals on Wheels program is made possible with the assistance of Miramichi Lodge volunteers who provide free delivery services Monday to Friday for the lunch meal to clients living in Pembroke and Petawawa. These meals consist of a hot soup, a main entrée, a vegetable side, a potato side, a muffin or tea biscuit, and a dessert. For more information, please contact the Meals on Wheels Clerk at 613-735-0175 ext. 111 Click to download Brochure
Respite/Short Stay Program
Miramichi Lodge has two short-stay beds for respite care, supportive care or short stay crisis. This program provides a reprieve for the caregiver by allowing us to provide 24-hour nursing care to their loved one. Thanks to the County of Renfrew EXPO 150 fundraisers, the short-stay rooms are fully furnished. Supportive services are provided at the fee set by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and is subject to change annually. For application for admission, please contact the CCAC @ 613-732-7007 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org: email@example.com
The County of Renfrew Paramedic Service provides free monthly wellness programs at Miramichi Lodge, open to anyone in the community. Drop in the third Tuesday of the month (except July & August), anytime between 9:30-11:30 am to have your blood pressure, blood sugar, oxygen saturation or weight monitored. In addition, the Paramedics can answer health and wellness questions. Wellness Clinics Schedule