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A GRATITUDE GARDEN AT ST. PAUL’S FOR TRANSPLANT HEROES WEEK

For several weeks, nine-year old heart transplant recipient Addison McArthur and her family transformed their dining room into a temporary art studio for painting rocks. 

THANK YOU PROVIDENCE HEALTH CARE STAFF

Check out the collection of thank you messages and letters from our patients, family members and community - thank YOU!

YORK SCHOOL CREATES WORKBOOKS FOR ACUTE CARE

On Wednesday, May 13, Grade 9 students from York School in Vancouver, BC, presented to a handful of Providence Health Care staff — outlining the purpose of the activity books and the inspiration behind them.

A large thank you to the class at York House for all your efforts. 

THANK YOU FROM GRAHAM BRUCE COMMUNITY ELEMENTARY

Grade 5 students from Graham Bruce Community Elementary in Vancouver, BC, wrote letters of thanks to the team here at PHC. Take a look!

GRATEFUL FAMILY THANKS HOLY FAMILY STAFF FOR BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Holy Family resident Mrs. C celebrated her 87th birthday on Monday, April 27th. And although her birthday celebration looked quite different from previous years, the efforts of the staff at Holy Family did not go unnoticed by Mrs. C’s family.

EXTREME HOME MAKEOVER: PHC EDITION!

Goodbye cheerless utility. Hello breath of fresh air and genuine comfort! Thanks to the generous souls at Moe’s, staff now have more cozy, more comfy spaces to rest and rejuvenate.

KUDOS TO MOUNT SAINT JOSEPH

A thank you letter from a family member and patient at Mount Saint Joseph’s Hospital (MSJ): 

A THANK YOU LETTER TO OUR LONG-TERM CARE SUPERHEROES

The following message was written by a family member of a resident of one of our Providence Health Care homes to let the staff know how appreciated they are. We are sharing this message with the permission of the author and have made minor edits to remove identifying information.

THANK YOU TO HEALTH CARE WORKERS

The niece of SPH social worker Nora McKellin sent in a beautiful poem as a thank you to health care workers, who are very close to her heart.

THE BALLAD OF DR. BONNIE HENRY

Our remarkable Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, has become a beacon of leadership, clarity and hope. Now, she has also become the subject of a ballad:

 

"She comes on the radio, just around 3

with the public health news for the folks of BC

and to talk of a crisis, of a scope yet unseen

with an ungainly moniker, COVID-19.

 

From the start, at the top of her list of demands,

was that we lather with soap and please wash off our hands,

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