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Posted Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Lakeridge Health, Southbridge Care Homes, Durham Region Public Health and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) continue to make significant strides in their joint effort to protect the safety of residents and staff of Orchard Villa long-term care and retirement residence.
Lead by Leslie Motz, VP Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive, the Lakeridge Health team is comprised of nurses, physicians, dietary and other health professionals, and experts in areas including infection...

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Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Activity intensified today at Pickering’s Orchard Villa Long-Term Care Residence with the arrival of two teams from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who will begin supporting Lakeridge Health as it continues its ongoing efforts to help Southbridge Care Homes to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 at the residence.
 “Over the last six days we’ve seen a tremendous increase in the staffing compliment at Orchard Villa due to the wonderful volunteers from the...

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Posted Sunday, April 26, 2020

April 26, 2020 – Pickering, Ontario – Through the combined efforts of Lakeridge Health, Southbridge Care Homes, Durham Region Public Health, and the Canadian Armed Forces, good progress continues to be made to combat the COVID-19 outbreak and care for residents at Orchard Villa. Physicians, nurses, personal support workers, and other experts continue to help stop the spread of the virus and bring aid to the people most in need.
“We are putting the residents...

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Posted Saturday, April 25, 2020

Deep cleaning, more staffing, physician rounding and enhanced communications with  designated family members underway
April 25, 2020 – Pickering, Ontario – Over the past 48 hours Lakeridge Health, in support of Southbridge Care, has significantly increased the supports being provided to residents of Pickering’s Orchard Villa long-term care and retirement home. Physicians, nurses, personal support workers, and other experts have come to the home...

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Posted Friday, April 24, 2020

On April 22, Lakeridge Health took a leadership role in managing the COVID-19 outbreak at Orchard Villa in support of its partners at Southbridge Care.
Lakeridge Health took leadership of the response at the request of Durham Region Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Robert Kyle, under the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act.  
The Lakeridge Health response is led by Leslie Motz, Vice President Patient Services, and Chief Nursing Executive. Leslie, and a team...

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