It is an honour for me to be connecting with you for the first time as Bruyère’s new President and CEO.
Mrs. Chapdelaine donated money for the purchase of a point of care ultrasound machine that will be used to provide musculoskeletal care to patients at the clinic.
“I'm 86 years old and still living on my own thanks to Bruyère. In my experience, there is no better rehabilitation program in all of Ottawa," - Heinz Ende
One minute I was running on a treadmill in the ship’s gymnasium. The next thing I remember is waking up in the US Navy Hospital in San Diego.
Mother Élisabeth Bruyère, worked tirelessly to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in our community, and just like her, everyone who works here today knows we must care for the whole person—mind, body and spirit.
For years she laid in her hospital bed, unable to communicate. Her active mind was locked inside her body - an unimaginable isolation from the world.
My wife Marion and I are playing backgammon in the sunroom. The light bounces off the Rideau River and into our home near Merrickville. This is the way we start every day. Retirement is sweet.
Sandra was rehabilitating after suffering a stroke. She was pointing. She wanted something in the room...
You’ve had a stroke.” These were the last words I expected to hear on March 13, 2017 After all, I was healthy, I was active … and I was only 26 years old.
Let’s work towards a future where we are all Captains of our own ships.
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