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Michelle is on the move!

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Michelle is on the move!

Michelle is 41 years old and in June of 2019, she moved from her parent’s house into her own home supported by St.Amant’s Community Residential Program. Michelle uses an electric wheelchair to get around but her chair is aging and requires frequent repairs. Each time her chair needs to be fixed, it means that she is unable to leave her […]

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Update to Autism Programs Families – July 17, 2020

Hello  We are very happy to share that we are well on our way to resuming in-person services for the majority of the families and children who are participating in the Early Learning Program, while following all provincial guidelines. We are so grateful for your patience throughout this transition. This week, we have continued to gradually resume in-person services in […]

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Sharon’s Story: Staying in Touch

Meet Sharon. Before the pandemic, Sharon was very active with a variety of leisure guide activities and outings, so online activities, music, and games have become a welcome outlet for her. Sharon loves socializing with friends. She is 44 years old and has been supported by St.Amant in a community home since 2006. The COVID-19 pandemic means she has not […]

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Emily’s Story: New Bike, New Connections

Emily has a new set of wheels! Emily loves to roam the halls at St.Amant and visit all of her friends! She sometimes even pulls her wheelchair around herself when she doesn’t want to wait for others to push her. Now, thanks to donor support, she has a new set of wheels that makes getting around easier and more fun! […]

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Sheldon’s Story: Music Therapy Hits the Right Note

Meet Sheldon. He is 26 years old and has been supported by St.Amant in the Community Residential Program for nearly eight years. Sheldon loves time with his family, music, reading stories, and movies. He dislikes being around too many people or having his favourite activities interrupted. One of his most recent joys is participating in music therapy, and thanks to […]

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J’s Story: Riding towards Independence

J is happiest when he has a consistent schedule and lots of routine in his day. Prior to the COVID-19 shutdown of services, 21-year old J, who is supported by St.Amant Home Share program, spent his weekdays attending the St.Amant School. There, his days were filled with classes, activities, and community field trips. At school, J used a bike every […]

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Update on Family Visits to Health & Transition Services (440 River Road)

I’m so pleased to have some good news to share today! We received information about outdoor in-person visits yesterday, which was confirmed on our Long Term Care call yesterday and announced by Lanette Siragusa, Shared Health’s Chief Nursing Officer.   Manitoba has done an incredible job of flattening the curve and following protocols within our Personal Care Homes and Long […]

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Dayna’s Story: Still Dreaming

Before the lockdown, Dayna was planning the trip of a lifetime; a week on the West Coast with her foster family made possible by your generous donations. It’s always been her dream to see the ocean, wildlife, and ferry boats. Since birth, Dayna, 22, has battled fragile health. She has liver disease, trouble breathing, and survived multiple open-heart surgeries and […]

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Jennifer’s Story: Hoping for Connection

Meet Jennifer. Jennifer is very outgoing and her days were once filled with activities. Before the COVID-19 crisis hit Manitoba, she attended a day program three days a week, and volunteered at St.Amant the other two weekdays. On weekends, she enjoyed visiting various breweries and bars, swimming and hanging out with her friends. Like all of us, she is missing […]

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Update to Health & Transition Services Families – April 29, 2020

Hello, I hope everyone is doing well.  The H&TS team understands how challenging this time has been for families. With all of the associated restrictions, we want to ensure we do our best to update you on how things are going here at 440 River Road. The most recent test results that we were waiting for have come back negative for […]

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