Hairdressing and Barber Services
The beauty salon is located on the main floor for hairdressing and barber services. Minimal charges are made and are payable directly to the hairdresser either by the resident or through their trust account at the main office. Appointments should be made directly with the hairdresser who works Wednesday and Thursday of each week. Manicures are available on a regular basis – see the Recreation Staff to book an appointment.
A licensed Physiotherapist provides rehabilitation services to Kiwanis Care Centre residents. Our Physiotherapist is onsite, who works 2 days a week and works in conjunction with our rehabilitation assistant 3 days a week to provide evaluation and mobility programs for our residents.
A licensed Occupational Therapist enables individuals to achieve and/or maintain an independent, functional and meaningful life through therapeutic interventions. An OT is responsible for evaluating the residents functional status and providing therapeutic activities or prescribing specialized equipment (e.g. wheelchair, hand splint) to enhance performance in self-care, work, and leisure.
A licensed Social Worker ensures that individuals and their families are supported through difficult times and ensures that our vulnerable seniors are safeguarded from harm. A Social Worker’s role includes the following but is not limited to: providing psychosocial expertise in aspects of care such as supporting staff and residents to deal with the difficult issues of dying and death as well as associated emotions, enhancing resident’s care, including promoting holistic approaches, maintaining therapeutic relationships with residents and families, providing specialized individual and family counselling, engaging in resident advocacy, and coordinating with other community services and, promoting a positive atmosphere and attitudes and playing a leadership role in counteracting stereotyping, stigmatization, and discrimination. Social work services are also provided during the various phases of residency such as pre-admission, residency, discharge, transfer, or death are essential to the wellbeing of residents in long-term care and their families.