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ST. JOSEPH'S ORGANIZATIONS IN HAMILTON WIN SPECTATOR’S READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS!

Every year the Hamilton Spectator hosts an online nomination site where people from the community can go to nominate their favourite service or professionals from the community so they can be recognized. The Hamilton Spectator’s Readers’ Choice Awards were announced in November 2014 and St. Joseph's organizations in Hamilton received recognition in both the service and professionals category.

Recognized for Our Compassionate Care for Seniors in Our Community:

Most notably, St. Joseph’s Home Care was recognized for the fantastic work we do to keep our community’s seniors healthy, along with our sister organization St. Joseph’s Villa Dundas which received the award for Nursing and Long-Term Care.

St. Joseph's Home Care – Diamond Award for Home Health Care

St. Joseph’s Home Care received a Diamond Award, a top honour in the Home Health Care category. St. Joseph’s Home Care (SJHC) has provided value-based community nursing services in a spirit of compassion, and commitment for over 90 years. St. Joseph's Home Care is committed to delivering exemplary client-focused care to the Hamilton Community tailoring home care programs to meet the needs of each individual client with respect to cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

St. Joseph's Villa Dundas – Platinum Award for Nursing and Long Term Care

St. Joseph’s Villa Dundas was recognized with a Platinum Award, finishing first place in the Nursing and Long term Care category! St. Joseph’s Villa Dundas is one of Ontario’s largest long term care homes, with a vibrant community activity centre and fitness gym. St. Joseph’s Villa Dundas provides respite care for seniors living out in our community.

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hearing Aid Clinics - Gold Award for Hearing Services

Congratulations to the Hearing Aid Clinic at St. Joseph’s Healthcare for receiving a Gold Award for Hearing Services! Their dedicated team of expert audiologists is committed to providing quality patient centered care to our patients as well as the most current information regarding advancements in hearing aid technology. At the hearing aid clinic, a team of professionals ensures that clients' hearing needs are assessed, reviewed, discussed and managed.

Thank you to everyone who nominated and voted for us!

To check out the list of winners click here.

St. Joe’s Docs Are Favourites Too!

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton physicians are crowd pleasers as well, with first and second place (Platinum and Diamond) in the Doctor category both going to St. Joe’s Obstetricians. Congratulations to Dr. Raj Ramanna and Dr. David Small!

In the Psychologist category, two West 5th Campus based professionals were honoured. Dr. Lisa Bourque from the Anxiety Research and Treatment Centre with Platinum and Dr. Michele Laliberte from the Outpatient Eating Disorders Program received a Gold award. Dermatologists, Dr. Ronald Vender, received a Platinum and plastic surgeon, Dr. Achilleas Thoma, received a Gold.
Congratulations to all St. Joe’s nominees and winners!

For more information contact:
Tanya Tomasino
Executive Assistant to President
Phone: (905) 522-6887 ext. 2225
Email: ttomasino@stjhc.ca

About St. Joseph’s Home Care

Established in 1921, St. Joseph’s Home Care (SJHC) is a not for profit charity dedicated to providing quality home care, community nursing and personal support services in the Greater Hamilton Area, with services including : nursing, foot care, personal support, therapies, caregiver relief, companionship, home cleaning, home maintenance, snow removal, lawn care, and meal preparation.

About St. Joseph’s Health System

Founded in the healing mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton, St. Joseph's Health System was established in 1991 to meet the challenges of the changing environment for delivery of health and social services and takes pride in a system-wide commitment to caring for the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Member organizations are: St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, St. Joseph's Health Centre in Guelph, St. Joseph's Lifecare Centre in Brantford, St. Joseph's Villa in Dundas, St. Mary's General Hospital in Kitchener and St. Joseph's Home Care in Hamilton. Each member offers services according to its strengths, from acute care, long-term care, and community care, to rehabilitation, hospice, community outreach, and mental health.

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